Another Brick In The Wall—Nov 13 to 23


Do Giovani

Don Giovanni goes buffa at Opera Atelier

Productions of Don Giovanni and its troublesome topic of seduction seem to elicit a variety of mixed feelings from both directors and their audiences....
Midori Marsh

Midori Marsh awarded first prize at COC’s Ensemble Studio Competition

At long last, the Canadian Opera Company's Ensemble Studio Competition has drawn to a close, and with it Canada's top young opera singer has...
The Heart's Obsession Georgina Stirling

The Heart’s Obsession sheds light on an obscure corner of Canadian...

The Heart’s Obsession: An Intimate Biography of Newfoundland Songstress Georgina Stirling. By Tonia Evans Cianciulli with Calvin D. Evans; 342 pp. ISBN: sc 978-1-77117-759-7,...
Benjamin Butterfield

Benjamin Butterfield, The Rubies 2019—Success in Authenticity

In a profession known for its impermanence, a near 30-year career in opera is a cause for celebration. Since his professional debut in 1991...
AtG's La bohème

AtG’s La bohème — Homecoming for Toronto’s bohemians

Against the Grain Theatre’s La bohème feels like a cult movie that everyone’s heard of but no one has actually really seen. Like Game...
Early Music

UofT Early Music Program: Blowing the dust off history

Tucked away in the halls of the University of Toronto, past a dizzying variety of architectural pinpoints that make up its network of colleges,...
Kocán in COC's Rusalka

Rusalka at the COC — Darkness in Still Waters

Canadian Opera Company premiered a sensuous and sumptuous, new-to-Toronto production of Rusalka on Oct. 12th. Sir David McVicar’s wildly entertaining staging of Dvořák’s story...
Liz Upchurch at Ensemble

Liz Upchurch, The Rubies 2019—Giving Voice to the New

English pianist, coach, and mentor Liz Upchurch has much to celebrate this season. 2019 marks her 20th year as Head of the Canadian Opera...
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Opera Canada is thrilled to congratulate 2019's Albert-Tessier Award recipient, Pauline Vaillancourt! Université de Montréal alumni and artistic director for Chants Libres, compagnie lyrique de création, Vaillancourt has worked for over 50 years as a performer, creator, and director to pioneer new forms of opera in Quebec. The award honours outstanding contributions to performing arts in Quebec; we can think of few more worthy. Félicitations Pauline!


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