Vancouver Opera Offstage
Vancouver Opera Offstage is an English-speaking podcast specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, Vancouver Opera Offstage is a podcast selected by soclassiq, like Haydn Behind the Music Stand or Opera Box Score and many others. The oldest episode indexed by soclassiq is dated 2020-04-27. Since then, a total of 26 episodes have been recorded and broadcast by Vancouver Opera Offstage.
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With 6 articles published in the last 90 days, Vancouver Opera Offstage is currently a not very active podcast. "Not very active" does not mean that Vancouver Opera Offstage is less interesting than another more prolific source. Each media follows a specific editorial line, recording and broadcasting according to its own rhythm.
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The last episode in Vancouver Opera Offstage, "Episode 23 | A Storied Career with Canadian baritone Brett Polegato", is dated 2021-01-13. By 2020, this podcast had published 25 episodes.
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Duration (h:m:s): 37:24
In our first episode of 2021, host Les Dala is joined by celebrated Canadian baritone Brett Polegato. Brett has sung on the most important stages of the world and is also a three-time Grammy Award recipient. VO Audiences will remember him last as Belcore in 2018's L'Elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love). Brett tells us about some of his favourite …
Duration (h:m:s): 41:33
As we approach the end of a tumultuous year, the staff and board of Vancouver Opera want to thank you for supporting our vision and mission. Thank you for listening to our podcasts, participating in our Vision planning, generously donating, and watching our digital releases of La Voix humaine and Amahl and the Night Visitors. This season, please enjoy some …
Duration (h:m:s): 1:05:17
In this special seasonal episode, our last podcast of 2020, Vancouver Opera Offstage has a holiday treat for our listeners: Les shares over 40 minutes of music recorded specifically for this podcast! Inspired by Menotti retracing his childhood memories of Christmas in Amahl and the Night Visitors, Les performs some solo piano music by Hungarian composers Franz Liszt, Béla Bartók, …
Duration (h:m:s): 29:19
In this episode, Les takes us on a behind the scenes glimpse into the creation of Vancouver Opera's next digital opera: Amahl and the Night Visitors. This new take on a delightful holiday classic has its digital premiere on Saturday December 12th, featuring an exciting BC cast alongside members of the Vancouver Opera Chorus. This podcast's guests include Stage Director …
Episode 20 | Adventures in Stage Management: Behind the Scenes with Theresa Tsang & Marijka Asbeek Brusse
Duration (h:m:s): 46:20
In this, our 20th episode, Les chats with two of Vancouver Opera's fabulous stage managers, Marijka Asbeek Brusse and Theresa Tsang. We'll go on a virtual tour of what goes on in opera in the rehearsal hall and from backstage of a major opera company. Theresa and Marijka will share experiences and challenges from their unique perspective and give us …
Duration (h:m:s): 46:46
In this episode, Les speaks with Jim (James) Wright, former General Director of Vancouver Opera who led the company from 1999-2016. As the longest-serving General Director in the company's history, Vancouver Opera presented a wide range of repertoire during his tenure including the world premieres of Lillian Alling, Stickboy, and the Canadian premiere of Nixon in China. Jim also oversaw …
Duration (h:m:s): 30:50
In this episode, Les chats with Canadian mezzo-soprano Mireille Lebel, who will be starring in Vancouver Opera's Digital Season Opening Production, La Voix humaine. Last appearing as Siébel in Vancouver Opera's 2019 production of Faust, Mireille grew up in Vancouver and was a member of the Atelier Lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal before making critically successful debuts with opera companies …
Episode 17 | Singing with the Greats with Tenor and UBC Voice and Opera Professor J. Patrick Raftery
Duration (h:m:s): 47:20
In this episode, Les chats with J. Patrick Raftery, who is professor of voice and opera at UBC and who has had an illustrious singing career as both a tenor and a baritone. Recipient of the Richard Tucker Music Foundation Prize, Patrick has appeared on the world's greatest stages including the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden, La Scala and the Paris …
Duration (h:m:s): 31:51
In this very special video and audio episode, Les is proud to feature a series of introductions from the talented participants of our 2020–2021 Yulanda M Faris Young Artists Program. We’ll be meeting Toronto-based stage director Dana Fradkin, Vancouver-based baritone Luka Kawabata, Toronto soprano Jonelle Sills, tenor Ian Cleary who hails from Chatham, Ontario, Vancouver-based pianist Amy Seulky Lee, and …
Episode 15 | Transforming adversity to creative inspiration with The Kettle Society and the Can You Hear Me? Project's Lesley Sutherland, Jerry LaFaery, and Coreen Douglas
Duration (h:m:s): 32:27
In this episode, Vancouver Opera's Director of Learning and Engagement, Colleen Maybin brings you an uplifting story about music, connection, and community. The Can You Hear Me? Project is an unique choral video from Vancouver Opera and longtime community partner, The Kettle Society, conceived as a way to shine a light on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the …