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Royal Theatre  April 16, 8:00pm – April 26, 2:30pm

Postponement Notice from Pacific Opera Victoria

To our patrons, collaborators, and community,

The safety and well-being of our audience, artists, staff, and volunteers is Pacific Opera's first priority. British Columbia health officials have directed event organizers to postpone all gatherings of 50 people or more.


  • Performances of The Flight of the Hummingbird, March 18 to 22, will be postponed (dates TBC)
  • Performances of Carmen, April 14 to 26, will be postponed (dates TBC)

We understand that this decision is disappointing to our patrons, and apologize for any inconvenience this situation may cause. We will also be in touch with affected artists regarding compensation for their loss of work and options for rescheduling engagements.

Pacific Opera is actively working to reschedule performances and we encourage you to hold on to your ticket(s) as we work to confirm new dates.

The following options are available for ticket holders for The Flight of the Hummingbird and Carmen.You may choose to:

  1. Hold on to your ticket(s) for future performances of Flight of the Hummingbird and/or Carmen. We will be in touch to confirm details when alternate dates are confirmed.
  2. Receive a gift certificate in the amount of your original purchase.
  3. Convert your ticket purchase to a donation and receive a charitable tax receipt for the full value.
  4. Receive a refund for the full amount of your ticket(s).

For non-ticketed events, we ask that you continue to watch PACIFICOPERA.CA as we work towards finding social distance sensitive alternatives for delivering opera to our community.

We are committed to the health and well-being of our community and we are grateful for your patience and understanding at this time.

If you purchased your tickets through the Pacific Opera Victoria please contact their box office by email at If you purchased your ticket through the Royal Theatre or McPherson Box Office please contact the McPherson Box Office at 250-386-6121 by email at  - this email will be monitored Monday-Friday from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

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