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Need to reach the Vancouver Opera Ticket Centre? Call 604-683-0222
or visit us in person at 1945 McLean Drive.

Ticket Centre hours are
Mon-Thurs from 9am to 5pm
(Closed 12:30pm to 1pm)
Fri from 9am to 5pm


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Vancouver Opera Festival 2018

Running from April 28 to May 6, the second annual Vancouver Opera Festival celebrates Russian composers.

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2018-2019 Season and Festival

Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow, Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème, Charles Gounod’s Faust, and Gioachino Rossini’s La Cenerentola

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Kim Gaynor

General Director

Kim Gaynor’s career spans more than 30 years in influential and senior positions with cultural and performing arts institutions and festivals in Canada, the United Kingdom, and continental Europe. She comes to Vancouver Opera from the Verbier Festival, a popular and respected international music festival in Switzerland, where she served successfully as Managing Director for the past 10 years. Created in 1994, the Verbier Festival offers 65 classical concerts over 17 days and a range of educational activities including a professional music academy.

Before her tenure at Verbier Festival, she was Managing Director and Co-founder of Festival Retz, a chamber music and chamber opera festival in Austria; the administrator of the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition, in London, U.K.; and Head of Marketing Administration at Royal Opera House, London.

In Canada, Kim Gaynor has served as Administrative Director of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Marketing Director of The National Arts Centre Orchestra, in Ottawa, and Managing Director of L’Opéra de Montréal. Ms. Gaynor began her career as a Touring Officer with Canada Council for the Arts, a position in which she travelled extensively throughout Canada, including to many communities in British Columbia. She holds a Master of Business Administration from York University, where she concentrated on arts and media administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Canadian Studies from the University of Toronto. She was born in Hamilton, Ontario and grew up in Burlington, Ontario.