The Barber of Seville
Ensemble Studio Performance

Our 2013/2014 Ensemble Studio members. Photo by Karen Reeves.

What is this special performance?

On Friday, May 15, 2015, audiences will get the unique opportunity to watch members of the Canadian Opera Company's 2014/2015 Ensemble Studio in their own performance of the mainstage production of The Barber of Seville.


Tickets are either $25 or just $55 for the best seats in the house! Available for purchase with your subscription order.


Figaro: Clarence Frazer

Rosina: Charlotte Burrage

Almaviva: Jean-Philippe Fortier-Lazure / Andrew Haji

Bartolo: Iain MacNeil

Basilio: Gordon Bintner

Berta: Karine Boucher

Creative Team

Conductor: Rory Macdonald

Production Team: Els Comediants

Director: Joan Font

Set and Costume Designer: Joan Guillén

Lighting Designer: Albert Faura

Choreographer: Xevi Dorca

Chorus Master: Sandra Horst

With the COC Orchestra and Chorus

(l-r) tenor Owen McCausland, bass-baritone Gordon Bintner, intern coach and pianist Jennifer Szeto, tenor Jean-Philippe Fortier-Lazure, bass-baritone Iain MacNeil, soprano Karine Boucher, tenor Andrew Haji, soprano Aviva Fortunata, baritone Clarence Frazer and mezzo-soprano Charlotte Burrage. Photo: Chris Hutcheson

Performance Dates & Times
View the performance dates below:
  • Fri. April 17, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sun. April 19, 2015 at 2 p.m.
  • Tue. April 21, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sun. April 26, 2015 at 2 p.m.
  • Wed. April 29, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sat. May 2, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Thu. May 7, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sat. May 9, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Wed. May 13, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Fri. May 15, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.*
  • Tue. May 19, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Thu. May 21, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Fri. May 22, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
* Special Ensemble Studio Performance

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