Up & Coming!

This course offers opera lovers in-depth preparation of operas the COC will be staging during the 13/14 season.  Participants will compare different interpretations by famous artists and see the action more closely through the eyes of different directors. A detailed synopsis of each opera is provided.  

Lecturer: Dr. David Stanley-Porter 
Dates: 10 classes, Tuesday afternoons
Time: 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Location: Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. E., 2nd floor boardroom 
Parking: Street parking on Front Street or in the parking lot on Berkeley Street
Fees: All 10 sessions – Adult, $225; Student/Senior, $180
         Individual Classes – Adult, $25; Student/Senior, $20

Golden Circle, President’s Council and Friends of the COC members receive enrolment priority. For information on these annual membership programs, please call 416-847-4949.

Classes tend to sell out early and are limited to a maximum of 50 individuals. To guarantee your place, full payment must be received with registration. Exchanges and cancellations must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance. All dates, times and course content are subject to change without notice.

Full session registration for Golden Circle, President’s Council and Friends of the COC members begins on: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 10 a.m.

Full session registration for non-members begins on:
Fall session – Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 10 a.m.
Winter session – Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 10 a.m.

Refund Deadlines:
Fall session – Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Winter session – Friday, January 31, 2014

TO REGISTER:
Please contact COC Ticket Services at 416-363-8231, by e-mail, or print and mail your registration form with payment to:

COC Opera Courses
Canadian Opera Company
227 Front St E
Toronto, ON M5A 1E8


Fall Session 2013

  • September 10, 17 & 24: BRITTEN (1913 — 1946) Peter Grimes

  • October 1: PUCCINI (1858 — 1924) La Bohème 

  • October 8, 15 & 22: VERDI (1813 — 1901) Un ballo in maschere

  • October 29, November 5 & 12 MOZART (1756 — 1791) Così fan tutte

 

Winter Session 2014

  • February 25 & March 4: HANDEL (1685 — 1759) Hercules

  • March 11 & 18: MASSENET (1842 — 1912) Don Quichotte 

  • March 25, April 1 & 8: DONIZETTI (1797 — 1848) Roberto Devereux 

  • April 15: Jonas Kaufman - A portrait on DVD

  • May 6 & 13: 2013/2014 new season openers (TBA) 

Under 30?

Purchase tickets for $22 to all of our operas!