Young artists spark concert at Victoria Conservatory of Music

Cosi Fan Tutte Opera Studio blends comedy, love, seduction and infidelity in March

The student showcase Spark to Flame returns to Alix Goolden Performance Hall for a special concert next weekend.

This year’s concert features some of Victoria’s brightest and best emerging artists for an evening of exciting solo and orchestral works featuring the Victoria Conservatory of Music Senior String Orchestra and local professional musicians. Conducted for the first time by VCM alumnus Maestro Brian Wismath. Spark to Flame is Feb. 24 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30.

Next up, Cosi Fan Tutte Opera Studio blends comedy, love, seduction and infidelity March 9 and 10 at the Metro Studio Theatre. Set during the Vietnam War and featuring some of the most ravishing music Mozart ever wrote, Cosi Fan Tutte offers something for every concert-goer. Cosi Fan Tutte shows are 7:30 p.m. to 9:30.

Ticket prices for both events range from $10.25 to $12.05, including tax and service charge for Spark to Flame, and $12.25 to $24.85 for Cosi Fan Tutte Opera Studio. You can order online: through, 250-386-5311 or at the VCM box office, 900 Johnson St.

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