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In this rare solo performance, Buffy Sainte-Marie, an Academy Award-winning singer-songwriter, reflects on her artistry, advocacy efforts, and Indigenous leadership, which have made her a unique force in the music industry.
The North Okanagan Community Concert Association presents ...
Victoria’s premier chamber choir, 24 singers ranging from advanced students to professional musicians
Celebrating our 18th year, the annual Birthday Bash celebration event features Michael Kaeshammer, Canada’s triple-threat combo of piano virtuosity, vocal ability and charisma.
The Canadian children’s music legend Charlotte Diamond brings her family-friendly hits like I Am A Pizza, Four Hugs A Day, and many more.
At the forefront of contemporary Indigenous performance in Canada and the world, Red Sky Performance’s Trace is a highly kinetic dance that maps Anishinaabe sky and star stories and offers a glimpse into our origin and our future evolution.
Our highly popular Diwali in Vernon Festival is back!
Legends - Guest Artist Bryan Cheng - Cello
The Troll Grandfather is an epic adventure of a 9-year old girl who, after discovering her grandfather is a troll, sets out on a dangerous journey to learn more about her family and past.
Staged with a deceptively DIY aesthetic and dispensing of trickery and distraction, this Australian troupe tests the limits of physical and emotional strength as young gravity-defying artists break the limits of the human body.
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's bold vision – top global choreographers, distinctive ground-breaking works, and virtuoso dancers – has fostered a jewel of a dance company in the American West.
Bed & Breakfast, a play by Mark Crawford. When Brett inherits a family estate, he and his partner, Drew, move to a quiet little tourist town to set up a B&B. With dozens of hilarious characters all portrayed by two actors, it’s a heartfelt comedy about “being out,” skeletons in the closet, and finding a place to call home.
AUDIENCE WARNING: Contains mature themes and strong language
Sun, Nov 17, 2019 At 11:00am
Sun, Nov 17, 2019 At 1:00pm
A stimulating experience set on a large paper carpet, created especially for young children that is full of dancing, drawing, live music and projections. It’s fully immersive and welcomes children as true creative collaborators as they become an essential part of the performance.
Come join us as Powerhouse presents this fast-paced hilarious murder mystery
Themes & Innovations
Take a magical journey through past, present and future to discover the true meaning of the holiday season with Dufflebag Theatre’s exuberant version of the Charles Dickens’ yuletide classic, where audience members fill the lead roles!
Handel’s Messiah, with beautiful arias, brilliant choruses and imaginative orchestrations, has stood the test of time as one of the most popular works in the classical repertoire. With a quartet of stunning soloists, our own Okanagan Symphony Chorus and your OSO, this is a Christmas tradition you won’t want to miss.
With the popularity of recent biopic movies about Freddie Mercury and Elton John, it is clear that rock and roll will never die. The OSO is excited to perform with The Gary Cable Project to bring the greatest hits of 60s, 70s, and 80s timeless rock music to our stages, featuring some of Canada’s greatest musicians alongside our orchestra. We will, we will rock you!
Infinity by Hannah Moscovitch
A SPOTLIGHT Theatre show! Three brilliant minds—a musician, a mathematician, and a theoretical physicist—collide like particles, learning that love and time are connected in ways they couldn’t have imagined in this shocking and revelatory play.
The Samajam Rythmo2! Show is a fully participatory, fun and energetic show, where each audience member receives a bag full of musical instruments to become the performing musicians of the show!
Based on the beloved Canadian novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet™ follows the adventures of Anne Shirley, an orphan girl sent to live on a farm in the fictional town of Avonlea, Prince Edward Island in this brand-new classical ballet.
The New Canadian Curling Club, written by Mark Crawford
A SPOTLIGHT Theatre show! Comedy abounds when 4 new(ish) Canadians sign up for a free “Learn to Curl” program. What follows is the hilarious and inspiring story of a group of unlikely athletes who face off against local prejudice and become a true team.
OSO Diamond Anniversary
A thoughtful, funny, wacky, off-kilter story by BC’s very own Morris Panych.
Epilogos is a dance theatre work that explores the five canons of rhetoric, the “art of persuasion,” and the seven values of Bushido, the honour code of the samurai.
Sun, Feb 23, 2020 At 3:00pm
All the way from Germany, Theatre Wrede’s Hands and Feet follows a dancer and a musician who go on a journey to explore the beauty of childlike experimentation and discovery.
Guest Artist Ian Parker - Piano
In this original storyline, a famous scientist with magic powers brings a friendly dinosaur to life. When the dinosaur wanders away from home, he discovers a wonderful world full of creatures that light up the darkness and help him find the true meaning of love.
Accomplished dancer-choreographer-actor, Hiromoto Ida, skillfully merges dance, theatre, live chamber music and voice to tell the story of an old man’s celebration and reverence on his last birthday.
Renowned baroque specialist Ivars Taurins leads the OSO in an eclectic program that celebrates the music of this historic era. Performing music from Bach’s own fascinating library of scores as well as pieces he performed in Leipzig, Maestro Taurins of Tafelmusik fame will tie this music all together with an insightful and entertaining narrative.
A group of amazing acrobats, along with their live musicians, run authentic choreography on the frantic rhythms of djembes from Guinea, radiating the diversity of traditional African arts combined with the virtuosity of the North American modern circus performance.
Ben Hur follows a hilariously ambitious amateur theater troupe of four actors as they produce the massive tale of Jewish prince and merchant Judah Ben Hur.
Symphonic masterpieces take us on an epic journey from darkness to light that shines a spotlight on our musicians. Strauss’ thrilling tone poem whets the appetite for Beethoven’s final symphony. Moving from musical chaos to the Ode to Joy with a message of love and unity, the OSO, Chorus and soloists bring our sixtieth season to a thrilling close.