Running time (Estimated): Two hours, 40 minutes. On stage at the Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W., Toronto. Sung in Italian with English SURTITLES™.
Set in Rome amid the turbulence of the Napoleonic Wars, Tosca is a tense psychological drama of passion and betrayal. Floria Tosca, a famous singer, murders Scarpia, the vicious chief of police, to save her beloved Cavaradossi. But Scarpia’s schemes outlive him with cruel and fatal consequences.
*May 7, 11, 14, 18, 20, 2017 With the COC Orchestra and Chorus
Co-production with Norwegian National Opera and Ballet
Adrianne Pieczonka as Tosca in Tosca (COC, 2012). Photo: Michael Cooper