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Toronto, ON – Opera.ca, the national association for opera in Canada, is proud to announce the 2013 recipient of the Opera.ca National Opera Directors Recognition Award – Arthur R.A. Scace, Q.C., a long-time volunteer leader and past President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Opera Company. Now in its fifth year, the National Opera Directors Recognition Award, sponsored by BMO Financial Group, highlights the tenets of good governance, celebrates models of volunteer excellence, and raises the bar for board director commitment.
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Toronto – The young artists of the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio take to the mainstage for their own performance of Mozart’s final opera, La clemenza di Tito, on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. This special performance of a production described as “modern music theater you mustn’t miss” (Chicago Tribune) is a rare showcase of these young singers’ talent and an important step in their careers as they develop into the next generation of Canadian opera stars. All tickets to the February 6 performance are affordably priced at only $25 or $55. La clemenza di Tito is sung in Italian with English SURTITLES™.
Toronto – The Canadian
Opera Company presents a production described as “modern music theatre you
mustn’t miss” (Chicago Tribune) this
winter season when it performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s last opera, La clemenza di Tito, directed by Christopher Alden. Conducting some of opera’s most sublime music
is the dynamic young maestro Daniel Cohen in his company debut, leading
an acclaimed ensemble cast that features internationally renowned Canadian tenor
Michael Schade and Metropolitan Opera regular American mezzo-soprano Isabel
Leonard. La clemenza di Tito is
sung in Italian with English SURTITLES™ and was last performed by the COC in
1991. It runs for nine performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the
Performing Arts on February 3, 6*, 7, 9, 11, 13, 16, 19 and 22, 2013.