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Toronto - Alexander Neef, General Director of the
Canadian Opera Company, announced today the commission of a new opera
for its mainstage by one of Canada’s most important composers, Ana Sokolović. Titled La Reine-Garçon, the libretto is by Quebec playwright Michel Marc Bouchard
and based on his play of the same name. Inspired by Queen Christina of
Sweden who ruled the country in the 17th century before abdicating her
throne at the age of 27, La Reine-Garçon is currently in development and is scheduled to have its world premiere in the COC’s 2019/2020 season.
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Toronto - Alexander Neef, General Director of the Canadian Opera Company, announced today that the COC will be presenting the world premiere of Pyramus and Thisbe by Canadian composer Barbara Monk Feldman. Based on the story from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, the opera Pyramus and Thisbe was written by Monk Feldman in 2010 and will be presented as part of the COC’s 2015/2016 season.
Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company Orchestra Academy returns for a second year on January 12, 2015,
this time welcoming five student musicians into its acclaimed COC
Orchestra for an intense three-week period that offers them professional
insight and experience in their pursuit of a career in an opera