News: Joseph Rouleau, superstar Canadian bass, passes away at 90

On Friday it was announced that Joseph Rouleau passed away in Montréal. He was 90. The bass, born in Matane, Québec in 1929, enjoyed a...

News: Announcing the new RBC Opera Canada Emerging Opera Artist Program

Opera Canada is excited to announce its new Opera Canada Emerging Opera Artist Program, sponsored by RBC. The program formalizes and brings under one...
2019 Opera Canada Awards

‘The Rubies’: Announcing our 2019 Opera Canada Awards Honourees!

Opera Canada is proud to announce the three distinguished honourees who will receive the 2019 Opera Canada Awards for their exemplary contributions to the...

Review: Étienne Dupuis & Philippe Sly star in new Ivo van...

For the last production of the season celebrating the 350th anniversary of Opéra national de Paris, Mozart’s Don Giovanni was entrusted to Belgian theatre...

News: Opéra de Montréal announces screenings of Carmen

Today, Opéra de Montréal released an end-of-season round-up of facts and figures, also looking forward to next season, which will include a cross-Québec screening of...
Robert Carsen Iphigénie

Review: Robert Carsen “Bausch period” Iphigénie in Paris

Between the Parisian museums, theatres and opera houses, when Robert Carsen is in town, it is very likely that he is up to more...
Andrea Chénier

Review: Sondra Radvanovsky brings “incredible beauty” to Royal Opera House Andrea...

Composer Umberto Giordano and librettist Luigi Illica stuffed their 1896 opera Andrea Chénier full of setting-specific details from the French Revolution. All the leading...
a scene pertaining to intimacy direction

In Conversation: Siobhan Richardson on choreographing sex for the stage

What Is Intimacy Direction?  Theatre and opera lovers alike are familiar with the feeling of sitting in an audience and uneasily watching an act of...
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Honouree Wayne Gooding with presenters Linda and Michael Hutcheon
Presenter Sarah Billinghurst Solomon with Honouree, Alexander Neef
Honouree Dominique Labelle with presenter Yehudi Wyner



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