Victoria symphony, Pacific Opera unite for new outdoor music festival
What: Open Air: A Summer Festival of Music
Where: St. Ann’s Academy, 835 Humboldt St.
When: July 22-26 and July 29-Aug. 2
Information: pacificopera.ca; victoriasymphony.ca
A joint venture between the Victoria Symphony and Pacific Opera Victoria spread over the next two weekends will bring music back to the grounds of St. Ann’s Academy in downtown Victoria — a significant post-pandemic development where local live music is concerned.
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Open Air: A Summer Festival of Music is the latest offering to result from the 41-year relationship between the two companies, which collaborate closely on Pacific Opera performances each year but have never staged an event of this magnitude. As one of the first large-scale events to be held on the heels of the provincial re-start, …
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