Opera Under the Stars 2024

  • June 27, 2024 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • UBC Okanagan

    3333 University Way
    Kelowna, British Columbia V1V 1V7
Ticket Price (CAD) $0.00-$80.00 Buy Tickets
Description

Join us in the central courtyard of UBC’s Okanagan campus for an outdoor evening concert featuring a quartet of professional opera singers. Our artists will perform favourite songs from well-known operas, as well as a music of other genres and perhaps a surprise performance or two!

Bring your favourite blanket or festival chairs and settle on the lawn for a glorious evening under the stars. Guests are welcome to bring their own picnic and refreshments, but no outside alcohol is permitted on site.

 

Event details

  • Site opens at 6:30 pm
  • Performance begins at 8:00 pm and will run a little over one hour.
  • Refreshments: NEW this year! Midtown Station Food + Drink has prepared picnic boxes that you can pre-order with your registration, and pick up when you arrive. (details below)
  • Parking: Parking will be free across campus beginning at 6:00 pm.
  • Accessibility needs? Golf cart transport will be available from the parking lots E, F and H. Please ensure you arrive early if you require this special service as there may be a wait.  If you have accessibility questions, please email operations@operakelowna.com.
  • Washrooms are available throughout the evening in the Faculty of Arts building.

Elevate your experience

Add to your night on campus with an OPUS Elevated Experience, beginning at 6:45 pm at the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies building and featuring:

  • Evening access to the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies’ exciting exhibition of Honky Tonk Chapel, curated by UBC Okanagan Gallery Curator, Dr. Stacey Koosel. The exhibition features Kevin McKenzie’s well-known series of resin-cast, neon glowing buffalo skulls, in an installation which juxtaposes pop culture, muscle cars, hot rods and honky tonk bar references with sacred icons intrinsic to Indigenous traditional beliefs and spirituality, such as buffalo skulls and religious motifs. This exhibition is part of the Indigenous Art Intensive, and is organized by the UBC Okanagan Gallery.
  • A pre-concert reception with community leaders sponsored by the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, featuring wine from Bench 1775 and refreshments from Midtown Station Kitchen
  • An escort to reserved, chaired-seating for the concert

Limited tickets for this experience are available at $80 each. Tickets must be purchased with OPUS registration.

 

NEW FOR 2024: Picnic Boxes (main courtyard)

If you're booking general registration and don’t plan to pack your own picnic, Midtown Station will do it for you! Prepurchase when you register for tickets and simply pick up when you arrive.  Prices includes all tax and fees.

 

Serves 2 people  (2 registrations required to purchase picnic boxes that include bottle of wine, as per BCLC regulations).

Recyclable glasses provided with wine purchase 

Prices including taxes and processing fees

 

Charcuterie Box - $27.83 

Charcuterie Box & bottle of Bench 1775 Sauvignon Blanc - $86.23 

Charcuterie Box & bottle of Bench 1775 Merlot - $86.23 

Local Produced Farmers Sausage, Pepperoni Stick + Salami 

BC Gouda + Aged Cheddar 

GF seed crisps 

Okanagan Grapes 

Rosemary Kettle Chips 

House Pickles 

Summer Fruit Preserve 

 

Vegetarian Picnic Box - $26.75 

Vegetarian Picnic Box & bottle of Bench 1775 Sauvignon Blanc - $86.23 

Vegetarian Picnic Box & bottle of Bench 1775 Merlot - $86.23

Falafel Bites 

BC Gouda + Aged Cheddar 

GF seed crisps 

Okanagan Grapes 

Rosemary Kettle Chips 

House Pickles 

Summer Fruit Preserve

 

 

 

Please note that there are no refunds on Elevated Experience tickets or picnic boxes.

Food and beverage purchases are licensed under Midtown Station Food + Drink #306827.

By completing registration you affirm your understanding that attendee information will be shared with both Opera Kelowna and UBC's Okanagan Campus.

If you have any questions please contact us at 778-721-5341 or operations@operakelowna.com

Date & Time

Thu., Jun. 27, 2024 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Venue Details

UBC Okanagan

3333 University Way
Kelowna, British Columbia V1V 1V7 UBC Okanagan
Opera Kelowna

The Opera Kelowna Society is a registered non-profit professional opera company and training centre for promising operatic artists.