POV’s Flight: retro take on deeply human tales

POV's Flight, English composer Jonathan Dove’s 1998 collaboration with librettist April De Angelis, soared high enough on Feb. 20th at Pacific Opera Victoria that...

Hansel & Gretel at the COC: Making magic of the mundane

Far too many recent adaptations of Brothers Grimm fairy tales adhere to the belief that the ideal presentation of a children’s story emphasizes adult...

Flight gets set to soar at Pacific Opera Victoria

When Pacific Opera Victoria (POV) Artistic Director Timothy Vernon picked up a score of Flight at an Opera America conference, it immediately piqued his...
COC 20/21

COC 20/21 Season: Parsifal & star-studded revivals

Canadian Opera Company announced its 20-21 season on Monday evening, Feb. 10 at Toronto’s Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts at what has...
COC's Hansel & Gretel

COC’s Hansel and Gretel takes up tenancy

The COC's Hansel & Gretel (seen Feb. 6th) gives Englebert Humperdinck’s classic 1893 opera a Toronto twist, with benchmark vocal performances and an uncompromisingly...

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Anyone who says opera is old-fashioned just isn’t paying attention. We love that there’s an amazing, vital, and engaged community of young opera fans here...

Edmonton Opera announces their 2020/21 season

Edmonton Opera announced their 2020/21 season today and here are the exciting details! EO kicks off their 2020/21 season when La Bohème comes to the...

Hansel and Gretel: COC’s new Toronto-based staging

Canadian Opera Company is gearing up for their staging of Hansel and Gretel, a classic German opera that will be given a modern-day Toronto...
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