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1/28/2015

Don Giovanni: Disrupting the Status Quo

 

Director Dmitri Tcherniakov's modern vision for the Canadian Opera Company's production of Don Giovanni opened on January 24th, presenting a challenging and innovative approach to the classic opera. We delve into some of the interesting discussion fueled by the show in our latest Storify.

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1/22/2015

The Big COC Podcast: Episode 30

By Gianmarco Segato, Adult Programs Manager

 

For Episode 30, the “Renewal, Rejection, Regieoper” edition, we welcome back opera journalists Joseph So, Catherine Kustanczy and Jenna Douglas. Gianmarco Segato, the COC’s Adult Programs Manager is your host. 

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1/21/2015

10 Things to Know: Don Giovanni

By Nikita Gourski

As if you needed another reason: we've listed the Top 10 reasons why you can't miss Don Giovanni, a new COC collaboration with some of our prestigious peers, including Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Bolshoi Theatre, and Teatro Real Madrid.

1. it's the Opera of operas 

Musicians and music-lovers often refer to Don Giovanni as the “opera of operas.” Find out why by listening to excerpts from the stunning, genre-melding masterpiece in the Don Giovanni Listening Guide

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Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001

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