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8/21/2012

Farewell from Summer Opera Camp 2012

After several weeks of hustle and bustle, we have wrapped up the Summer Opera Camp program. Let’s take a look at the operas our extraordinary talented campers performed for us this summer, and learn why the participants left saying “I love opera!”

Some campers exhibited some serious conducting potential while leading the Kid Orchestra. 

 

Our older campers produced a kids' version of Die Fledermaus and dressed as their favourite characters. The children had a blast putting together the "party of the year" for their family and friends.

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7/13/2012

SYI Video Blog: Day Four

After only four days together, the Summer Youth Intensive participants are putting the final touches on their original opera entitled Cyber: The Techno Opera. The participants chose to focus their story on the issue of bullying and technology’s impact on bullying over time. The premiere performance will take place on Friday, July 13, at the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre.

Take a look at Jennifer Lin’s latest SYI Video Blog for a peek into Thursday’s rehearsal process, and be sure to check back next week for a recap of Friday’s showcase.


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7/13/2012

SYI Video Blog: Day Three

Jennifer Lin is back with another video blog on the Summer Youth Intensive program. With set and costume creation well underway, the SYI participants are putting the final touches on their compositions and choreography in preparation for the world premiere of their opera on Friday. Join Jennifer, the SYI Video Blogger, as she shows us an inside look into the opera creation process.

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