Association for Opera in Canada: Annual Opera Summit

Vancouver Playhouse 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Held in partnership with the Association of Opera Canada, re:Naissance Opera’s IndieFest, and Vancouver Opera, this significant convening will be the first in-person, full sector Opera Summit since the start of the pandemic. The Summit will focus on advancing the goals of the AOC’s strategic plan, Resilience through Equity, which centralizes equity, audience growth, new… Continue Reading Association for Opera in Canada: Annual Opera Summit

Musique 3 Femmes: SOLO

The Fox Cabaret 2321 Main St, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Presented at the Fox Cabaret, Musique 3 Femme’s SOLO is a tour-de-force double bill for solo unaccompanied voice, featuring Scottish composer Judith Weir’s King Harald's Saga and Love Songs by JUNO-Award winning composer Ana Sokolović. Helming the performance is one of Canada’s leading performers of new works, M3F co-founder and mezzo-soprano Kristin Hoff. The production,… Continue Reading Musique 3 Femmes: SOLO

Imaginarium Concert IV – Curated by Rich Coburn

Vancouver Playhouse 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

A musical sampling platter of vocal chamber music by nine exciting BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, or People of Colour) composers. BIPOC Voices Director Rich Coburn has curated a dynamic program of works from the BIPOC Voices database. All of these works are unrecorded so the music, and in some cases the composers, will be new to… Continue Reading Imaginarium Concert IV – Curated by Rich Coburn

Double Happiness: A Little Detour

Chinatown Storytelling Centre 168 E Pender St, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Based on the live performance piece Double Happiness: Detour This Way, this short film traces the migration paths of two families from Southern China through Hong Kong to finally settle in the Pacific Northwest. Featuring 13 original songs by co-leading artists Nancy Tam (A Wake of Vultures) and Robyn Jacob (Only A Visitor), they weave… Continue Reading Double Happiness: A Little Detour

NOV 16-26 | Digital Package


Available during IndieFest 2023 Nov 16 - 26 Online Access   Tickets   In addition to the in-person festival programming, re:Naissance Opera is providing a digital package of new commissions in various stages of development - from workshop presentations to fully realized performances. This lineup of dynamic new operatic works includes access to digital capture… Continue Reading NOV 16-26 | Digital Package

NOV 17-19 | Sanctuary & Storm – World Premiere

H.R MacMillan Space Centre 1100 Chestnut St, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Single Tickets There are four performances to choose from for this immersive event:Fri, Nov 17 @ 7:30pmSat, Nov 18 @ 2:00pmSat, Nov 18 @ 7:30pmSun, Nov 19@ 2:00pm Embark on a celestial journey with Sanctuary & Storm, an award-winning opera by composer Tawnie Olson and librettist Roberta Barker. This immersive performance features the powerful confrontation… Continue Reading NOV 17-19 | Sanctuary & Storm – World Premiere

NOV 21 | IndieArtist Cabaret

The Fox Cabaret 2321 Main St, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Tuesday, Nov 21; Performances start at 7:30pm The Fox Cabaret, 2321 Main St Tickets Hosted by re:Naissance Opera and Vancouver Opera, the IndieArtist Cabaret returns to showcase the homegrown talent of Vancouver’s creative innovators and genre defiers. Highlighting the music, dance, theatre, poetry, and performing arts sectors, this cabaret strives to platform new works in… Continue Reading NOV 21 | IndieArtist Cabaret

NOV 22 | Prairie Dusk

The Annex 823 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Wednesday Nov 22, 2023, Performance at 7:30pm. The Annex Theatre, 823 Seymour St Interweaving themes of land, Indigenous identity, history, and language, multidisciplinary artist Jessica McMann debuts at IndieFest to present the concert version of her new album, Prairie Dusk. Join Jessica McMann, Holly Battacharya, Jonathan Adams, and Perri Lo for a concert that blends… Continue Reading NOV 22 | Prairie Dusk

NOV 23 & 24 | The Liminal

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden 578 Carrall St., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

NOV 23 & 24, 2023, Experience begins at 7:30pm. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Gardens, 578 Carrall St. Returning to IndieFest after a sold out premiere, The Liminal is an immersive performance experience that gathers storytellers of diverse artistic disciplines and lived experiences to reflect on themes of transformation. Conceived and directed by multidisciplinary theatre… Continue Reading NOV 23 & 24 | The Liminal

NOV 24 | Ressurectio: Act 1

Lobe Studio 713 E Hastings St,, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Nov 24, 2023, Performances at 6pm and 8pm. Lobe Studio, 713 E Hastings St The premiere of Resurrectio: Act I at IndieFest sees Morgan-Paige kindle a new era of empowerment in this forthcoming chapter of her musical anthology. This denouement to the Requiem's End and silenced voices integrates spatial audio design, mixed digital media, and… Continue Reading NOV 24 | Ressurectio: Act 1