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Opera Under the Stars 2024

June 27 at 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Opera performance on stage in front of an audience

Join us at UBC’s Okanagan campus for an outdoor evening concert, hosted by Opera Kelowna, 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.

New location for 202: the Commons Field

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.

Co-presented by UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies and Pushor Mitchell Lawyers.


Event details

  • Site opens: 6:30 pm
  • Performance begins: 8:00 pm and will run a little over one hour
  • Refreshments: NEW this year! Midtown Station Food and Drink picnic boxes for pre-order and pick up when you arrive
  • Parking: Free across campus beginning at 6 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

Elevate your experience

Add to your night on campus with an OPUS Elevated Experience, beginning at 6:45 pm at the 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, and features Kevin McKenzie’s well-known series of resin-cast, neon glowing buffalo skulls as part of the Indigenous Art Intensive
  • 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.


June 27
8:00 pm - 9:15 pm


University Commons Field
3333 University Way
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada
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Additional Info

Registration/RSVP Required
Yes (see event description)
Event Type
Arts and Humanities, Culture and Diversity
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Families, Students