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Call For Pitches from LGBTQ2S+ writers

CALL FOR PITCHES: From what Opera Canada magazine can tell, important voices were silenced last weekend regarding casting choices of trans characters in the...

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Rubies 2020–“We need to listen as much as to...

2020 Rubies Honouree: Yannick Nézet-Séguin Let’s begin with a bit of perspective. Back in 2003, when I first interviewed 2020 Rubies honouree Yannick Nézet-Séguin for...
As One for Transgender Awareness Week

For Transgender Awareness Week, OCM streams As One

To honour International Transgender Awareness Week on Nov. 20th, Orchestre classique de Montréal (OCM) presents a Quebecois premiere of As One starring baritone Phillip...
Karina Gauvin Mécénat Musica

Mécénat Musica names Karina Gauvin its first Artist in Residence

Karina Gauvin, three-time GRAMMY Award-nominated Canadian soprano, has been named the inaugural collaborative Artist in Residence for Mécénat Musica. Gauvin, whose 50+ recordings and acclaimed...
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Voice students of colour use social media to combat opera’s inequities

Turning To Social Media: Everything is Political The Internet has unleashed a whirlwind of accessibility that is forcing many to ‘get with the times’ or...
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Cross Canada Report: Nova Scotia’s opera companies adjust

Please note: Information in this Nova Scotia report was accurate as of publishing in our Fall 2020 issue released in September 2020. The small province of...
Edward Johnson

Edward Johnson, Rubies 2020–The Tenor of His Time

The story of Canadian tenor Edward Johnson is a quiet one, unknown to many, and yet it is the narrative of one of the...
Canadian Critics Respond Live Performances

Critical Response: Holly Harris fears audiences “clotted” by live stream content

In this Q&A series, we’ve asked performing arts writers across the country to weigh in on how the Canadian opera industry is handling the prolonged pandemic...
Opera Canada 60th anniversary issue, Vol. LXII, No. 2

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