An exciting series of public events which connect you with the artists who make opera happen.
Friday, October 3, 2014. 12:15 p.m. AND 1:15 p.m. – Madama Butterfly
Location: Waterfall Stage, First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, Toronto
For this FREE, lunch-time event, CBC Radio’s Brent Bambury introduces COC artists Karine Boucher (soprano), Andrew Haji (tenor) and Clarence Frazer (baritone), accompanied by Jenna Douglas on piano as they perform arias, duets and ensembles by one of opera's most popular composers, Giacomo Puccini.
Xiu Wei Sun in the Canadian Opera Company production of Madama Butterfly, 2003. Photo: Michael Cooper
Wednesday, May 6, 2015. 12:15 p.m. AND 1:15 p.m. – The Barber of Seville
For this FREE, lunch-time event, CBC Radio’s Brent Bambury introduces COC Ensemble artists Charlotte Burrage (mezzo-soprano), Andrew Haji (tenor) and Clarence Frazer (baritone), accompanied by Jennifer Szeto on piano as they perform arias and ensembles from Rossini's riotous romp, The Barber of Seville.
(l-r) Patrick Carfizzi as Dr. Bartolo and Nathan Gunn as Figaro in the Canadian Opera Company/Houston Grand Opera(HGO)/Opéra National de Bordeaux co-production of The Barber of Seville, 2011, HGO. Photo: Felix Sanchez
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