COC Media Releases

9/15/2014

THE COC’S ANNUAL OPERA PARTY SET TO “LIGHT UP” THE FOUR SEASONS CENTRE

Read the PDF version here.

TORONTO, ON September 15, 2014 —An evening of the most scintillating array of music, fashion, food and arts, the Canadian Opera Company’s must-attend fundraiser of the season Operanation returns to the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on Thursday, October 16, 2014. Operanation: Light up the Night is set to entice over 1,000 of Toronto’s top arts patrons, notable personalities and party-goers to the COC’s acclaimed opera house to once again raise over $100,000 for the opera company’s Ensemble Studio, Canada’s premier training program for young opera professionals. This year’s theme, Light up the Night, will deliver a luminous affair bursting with opera-meets-modern-music performances, dazzling displays of fashion and art installations, and inspired culinary flavours.

Read more...

Posted by Public Relations / in Press Releases / comments (0) / permalink

8/27/2014

ALL-CANADIAN CAST IN NEW COC PRODUCTION OF VERDI’S COMIC CLASSIC, FALSTAFF, BY MASTER DIRECTOR ROBERT CARSEN

Read the PDF version here.

Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company’s 2014/2015 season opens with an opera hailed as the crowning achievement of Verdi’s career, Falstaff. This new company production is led by master director Canadian Robert Carsen and COC Music Director Johannes Debus with internationally acclaimed Canadian bass-baritone Gerald Finley making a long-awaited return to the COC in his role debut as the impoverished, loveable knight, Sir John Falstaff. Falstaff is sung in Italian with English SURTITLES™ and comes to the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts for seven performances on October 3, 9, 12, 14, 25, 29 and November 1, 2014.

Read more...

Posted by Public Relations / in Press Releases / comments (0) / permalink

8/27/2014

COC REVIVES AUDIENCE FAVOURITE, MADAMA BUTTERFLY, ONE OF THE WORLD’S BEST-LOVED OPERAS

Read the PDF version here.

Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company’s beloved production of Puccini’s heartbreaking masterpiece of love, longing and loss, Madama Butterfly, comes to the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts this October. An exquisite production by Canadian theatrical legend Brian Macdonald, designed by Susan Benson with lighting by Michael Whitfield, the COC’s Madama Butterfly has become a Toronto favourite, playing to sold-out audiences at its 1990 premiere and subsequent revivals in 1994, 1998, 2003 and 2009. Madama Butterfly is sung in Italian with English SURTITLES™ and runs for 12 performances on October 10, 11, 15, 18, 19, 21, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 and 31, 2014.

Read more...

Posted by Public Relations / in Press Releases / comments (0) / permalink

Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  >> Next 
COC Blogs
Read the latest news about the COC.
Follow Us
The COC is on Twitter!
COC In The News
Read interesting articles and news from other publications about the COC