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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Barber of Seville at the COC: Take Two!

Romeo and Juliet should have had Figaro the Barber helping them to escape and run away together just as Rosina and Count Almaviva do...
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Opera Canada, Winter 2019, Vol. 60 #2

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Starting today at Staatsoper Hamburg, soprano Layla Claire takes on the title role in Handel's favourite man-eating sorceress, Alcina!

Send her some Canadian toi's for the run, Feb. 23-Mar. 7.

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Today we're thinking of Joyce El-Khoury, who sings Anna in Puccini's first opera, Le Villi, at Opéra de Limoges! In bocca al lupo, & enjoy the portamentos!

Photo: Fay Fox.

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