PODCAST | Inside Vancouver Opera

PODCAST | Inside Vancouver Opera

Inside Vancouver Opera is a unique backstage glimpse into the world of Vancouver Opera. Join us as we chat with opera experts, artists, Vancouver Opera staff and others to explore the world of opera on and off the stage. This podcast offers an insider’s glimpse into the artistry, experiences, and perspectives of the talent involved in taking breathtaking opera productions from the page to the stage.

Latest Episode: November 29, 2021.


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Latest Episode

November 29, 2021 | Episode 31

Orfeo ed Euridice:
Join Vancouver Opera’s Ashley Daniel Foot and discover the magical world of Gluck’s ORFEO ED EURIDICE

Vancouver Opera presents ORFEO ED EURIDICE – December 4 and 5, 2021 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.


Produced by Ashley Daniel Foot
Recorded and mixed by Randall Jason Fox


Director of Marketing and Communications: Sarah Hitner

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Past Episodes of Inside Vancouver Opera

Previous episodes:

Vancouver Opera Offstage - Season One

Listen to Vancouver Opera Offstage, Season One (2020–2021) – 30 Episodes

Series Overview:

About the host, Les Dala

Leslie Dala, Host of Vancouver Opera Offstage Podcast
Maestro Leslie Dala is Associate Conductor and Chorus Director of Vancouver Opera, Music Director of the Vancouver Bach Choir and Music Director Emeritus of the Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Program Director of VO’s Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists Program. He recently conducted Vancouver Opera productions of La Cenerentola (2019), Madama Butterfly (2016), Albert Herring (2013), The Magic Flute (2013), and The Marriage of Figaro (2017), the world premieres of VO-commissioned operas, Stickboy (2014) and The Overcoat – a musical tailoring (2018), and the world premiere of large-scale oratorio The River of Light (2019).


Vancouver Opera Offstage Host & Co-Producer:
Leslie Dala
Vancouver Opera Co-Producer & Editor:
Vincent Wong
Vancouver Opera Offstage logo design:
Annie Mack
Season 01 | Episode 30
Episode Recorded:
Tuesday, July 12, 2021
Episode interviews are recorded entirely remotely using Zoom and hosted on Anchor.fm.
(Originally on Buzzsprout).

Cover photo by Matt Botsford on Unsplash
Podcast opening and closing music: 
“Habanera” from Carmen. Sung by Jenny Lee Mitchell.
Habanera Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons:
By Attribution 3.0 License