Past Award Winners

Nézet-Séguin

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

2020 Rubies Honouree: Yannick Nézet-Séguin Let’s begin with a bit of perspective. Back in 2003, when...
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...

Barbara Hannigan, Rubies 2020–“Anytime I win an award I put it toward something”

Maven, visionary, trailblazer – what else can one say about Canadian-born, Europe-based soprano/conductor Barbara Hannigan?...
Michael Schade

Michael Schade, Rubies 2020–“I did work very hard with that luck!”

Canadian tenor Michael Schade has been waiting patiently for the latest formal nod to his...

Rubies 2020: Our Opera Canada Awards Honourees!

Opera Canada is proud to announce the four distinguished honourees who will receive Opera Canada...
The Rubies 2020

Rubies 2020 ANNOUNCEMENT: Save the date!

Coming this November...the Opera Canada Awards, Rubies 2020 goes digital! On Monday, November 23rd @8PM ET,...
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...
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...
John Estacio

John Estacio, The Rubies 2019 — Singing for the West

Edmonton composer John Estacio’s immigrant Portuguese family lived on a farm north of Toronto. When...
2019 Opera Canada Awards

‘The Rubies’: Announcing our 2019 Opera Canada Awards Honourees!

Opera Canada is proud to announce the three distinguished honourees who will receive the 2019...
Opera Canada Awards

Opera Canada Awards — ‘The Rubies’ 2018: A Night of Celebration

October 22, 2018 - The 18th annual Opera Canada Awards — 'The Rubies,' was a...

The Rubies 2018: Spotlight on Wayne Gooding

For the first time in its 18-year history, the 2018 Rubies is honouring one of...
Dominique Labelle (Medea) in the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra’s Teseo in 2014. Photo: Alciro Theodoro da Silva

The Rubies 2018: Spotlight on Dominique Labelle

Soprano and vocal pedagogue Dominique Labelle feels honoured to receive one of this year’s Opera...
Alexander Neef, General Director at COC Canadian Opera Company. Photo: Gaetz Photography

The Rubies 2018: Spotlight on Alexander Neef

Opera Canada Awards 2018 honouree, Alexander Neef, is in a thoughtful mood as he looks...
Dominique Labelle (Atalanta) in Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra/s Atalanta. Photo: Dorothea Heise

The New York Times praises Dominique Labelle, 2018 Opera Canada Awards honouree

Our 2018 Opera Canada Awards: The Rubies honoree Dominique Labelle was recognized in a New York...
2019 Opera Canada Awards

Opera Canada Awards—’The Rubies’: Announcing our 2018 Honourees!

Opera Canada is proud to announce the three distinguished honourees who will receive the 2018...
Karina Gauvin

‘The Rubies’: 17th Edition of the Opera Canada Awards, Oct. 30, 2017

On Mon. Oct. 31, Opera Canada Publications held its 17th annual Opera Canada Awards, a.k.a. the 'Rubies'....

The Rubies 2017: Spotlight on Michael Patrick Albano

Opera Canada's 18th annual awards gala The Rubies is quickly approaching. On October 30, three honourees will...

The Rubies 2017: Spotlight on Yves Abel

On October 30, Opera Canada hosts its 18th annual awards gala The Rubies. One of this...

The Rubies 2017: Spotlight on Karina Gauvin

2017 marks the 18th annual Opera Canada Awards, The Rubies, and among this year’s honourees is...
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