Parlando: The COC Blog


Introducing the 2015/2016 Free Concert Series!


The 2015/2016 Free Concert Series kicks off on September 22 with a performance featuring the COC’s Ensemble Studio members. Spanning six sub-series (Vocal, Chamber Music, Jazz, Dance, World, and Piano Virtuoso), the 15/16 season is comprised of 72 concerts from September to May. We spoke with new Program Manager Claire Morley to learn more about the upcoming season.


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Set/Stage: Pyramus and Thisbe


This fall we’re excited to present the world premiere of Canadian composer Barbara Monk Feldman’s Pyramus and Thisbe in a brand new Canadian Opera Company production. We took a field trip up to the COC Scene Shop to give you an exclusive first look as the sets are being constructed in anticipation of opening night on October 20, 2015!  


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Inside the Wardrobe: La Traviata


Take a peek into Violetta’s wardrobe! Costume designer Cait O’Connor talks about how Violetta’s clothes reflect her place in society and her personal choices. Catch La Traviata this fall from October 8 to November 6, 2015 to see the costumes in their full glory! 


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