COC Media Releases

8/17/2015

LA TRAVIATA, ONE OF OPERA’S GREATEST ROMANCES, OPENS CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY SEASON

Read the PDF version.

Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company opens its 2015/2016 season with a work of dazzling beauty, Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata. This operatic classic returns to the COC stage in a lush new production for 11 performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on October 8, 13, 16, 17, 21, 24, 29, 30, November 1, 4, 6, 2015.

La Traviata is one of opera’s greatest romances but it scandalized Venetians at its 1853 premiere with its unsentimental depiction of a Parisian courtesan in love. A year later, La Traviata was restaged and triumphed, quickly growing in popularity. It remains one of the most performed operas in the world.

Read more...

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

8/17/2015

COC PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE OF PYRAMUS AND THISBE ALONGSIDE RARELY PERFORMED BAROQUE OPERA CLASSICS

Read the PDF version.

Toronto – The world premiere of a new Canadian opera awaits Canadian Opera Company audiences this fall at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. In a new company production, the COC proudly presents Barbara Monk Feldman’s first opera, Pyramus and Thisbe (2010), performed with two early Baroque opera classics, Claudio Monteverdi’s Lamento d’Arianna (1608) and Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (1624). Pyramus and Thisbe runs for seven performances on October 20, 23, 25, 28, November 5, 7 (two performances), 2015.

Read more...

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

8/10/2015

WORLD CLASS TALENT AND ARTISTIC DIVERSITY ABOUND IN 2015/2016 SEASON OF COC’S FREE CONCERT SERIES

Read the PDF version.

Toronto – When the Canadian Opera Company’s Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre returns for its 2015/2016 season this fall, over 400 artists from diverse artistic backgrounds will share their talents in one of Toronto’s most vibrant and intimate cultural hubs. The season begins on Tuesday, September 22 with a highly anticipated performance by the rising stars of the COC Ensemble Studio singing their favourite arias and art songs.

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