On November 6, 2023, we will gather at The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto to celebrate the best in Canadian opera. This year we honour baritone Gino Quilico, soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian, music librarian Wayne Vogan, and industry change makers, Jaime Martino and Michael Hidetoshi Mori.
Sylvia L‘Écuyer reports on the success and importance of Opéra de Montréal‘s community-minded programs. This text was originally published in the Spring 2023 print version of Opera Canada magazine.
Even before hearing Rose Naggar-Tremblay’s sumptuous voice, I was reading her blog, fascinated by...
Pivoting from a 35-year international singing career, soprano and early music specialist Suzie LeBlanc took up the post of Artistic and Executive Director of Early Music Vancouver (EMV) in January 2021.
Belgian-born Marguerite Yourcenar is a novelist who left her mark on the French literary world of the 20th century. In the summer of 2022, Yourcenar’s passionate life will be brought to the stage in a new opera co-produced by L’Opéra de Québec, L’Opéra de Montréal and Les Violons du Roy. The creative team includes composer Éric Champagne and director Angela Konrad.