Artists of the 2013/2014 COC Ensemble Studio. Photo: Karen Reeves
This week we welcome the young artists of the COC Ensemble Studio back from their summer vacation! We caught up with a few of them recently to find out what they've been up to during their time off. Between cruising in Cyprus, touring Tel Aviv and boot-stomping in Bowmanville, their combined travels have taken them to three continents! Safe to say, our Ensemble Studio members have kept themselves very busy!
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By Gianmarco Segato, Adult Programs Manager
For Episode 26, the “Opera meets politics” edition, we welcome opera journalist Joseph So, as well as arts journalist Catherine Kustanczy. Gianmarco Segato, the COC’s Adult Programs Manager, is your host.
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Upon first glance, you may be a bit skeptical that the fit baritone who is tackling Mount Kilimanjaro this summer, could convincingly play opera's most famous glutton, but recently appointed Officer of the Order of Canada's Gerald Finley is more than up to the challenge!
What he's doing with us: Gerald Finley returns to the Canadian Opera Company for the first time in over 20 years to make his role debut as the slovenly, hedonistic and hilarious Falstaff in a co-production with Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Teatro alla Scala; Metropolitan Opera and Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam.
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Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001