Publications

Discover more about the Canadian Opera Company through our online publications. 

Click the sections below to browse our house programs from current and past seasons, read our triannual Prelude magazine, or view our Annual Reports. You can also view our publications on Issuu

For more education materials, visit our Study Guides page.

 

 


Prelude Magazine

Prelude, Spring 2014

Featuring articles and interviews for our winter productions of Hercules, Roberto Devereux, and Don Quichotte.

Click here to download the Prelude, Spring 2014 edition.

Prelude, Winter 2014

Featuring articles and interviews for our winter productions of Così fan tutte and A Masked Ball.

Click here to download the Prelude, Winter 2014 edition.

Prelude, Fall 2013

Featuring interviews with Alexander Neef and David Farley, a round-up of our new Ensemble Studio members and the "anatomy of the opera" of Peter Grimes.

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Prelude, Spring 2013

Featuring interviews with Anna Christy, Clea Minaker, Judith Forst, Adrianne Pieczonka, Isabel Bayrakdarian, and Alfred Caron.

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Prelude, Winter 2013

Featuring interviews with Bill Viola, Peter Sellars, Michael Cooper, mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard, David Feheley and Barney Bayliss.


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Prelude, Fall 2012

Featuring interviews with Die Fledermaus costume designer Constance Hoffman, set designer Allen Moyer, and an interview with our Ensemble Studio members Ambur Braid and Mireille Asselin.

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Prelude, Spring 2012

Featuring interviews with double bill director Catherine Malfitano and John Relyea on his four roles in The Tales of Hoffmann.

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Prelude, Winter 2012

Featuring interviews with Love from Afar's composer Kaija Saariaho, our two Toscas, Adrianne Pieczonka and Julie Makerov, and artist sponsorship – "the most wonderful thing you can do".

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Prelude, Fall 2011

Featuring an interview with mezzo-soprano Susan Graham (Iphigenia in Tauris), an exploration of our new production of Rigoletto and a celebration of the fifth anniversary of our wonderful opera house!

Click here to download Prelude, Fall 2011.


Prelude, Spring 2011

Featuring articles on a new production of Rossini's comic masterpiece La Cenerentola, the world of Robert Carsen's Orfeo ed Euridice, and an interview with Jane Archibald.

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Prelude, Winter 2011

Featuring articles on Johannes Debus and Myung Hee Cho on our new production of The Magic Flute, our tour to Northern Quebec, an interview with Allan Moyer and James Robinson, the set designer and director of Nixon in China, and 11/12 season announcement. 

Click here to read Prelude, Winter 2011.


Prelude, Fall 2010

Featuring articles on the heart of Aida, our new standing room tickets, celebrating our Ensemble Studio, and an interview with Yoshi Oida, director of Death in Venice.

2013/2014 Season House Programs

Hercules House Program

The house program for Hercules on stage at the Four Seasons Centre from April 5 to 30, 2014.

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A Masked Ball House Program

The house program for A Masked Ball on stage at the Four Seasons Centre from February 2 to February 22, 2014.

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Così fan tutte House Program

The house program for Così fan tutte on stage at the Four Seasons Centre from January 18 to February 21, 2014.

Click here to download the Così fan tutte program


La Bohème House Program

The house program for La Bohème on stage at the Four Seasons Centre from October 3 to 30, 2013.

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Peter Grimes House Program

The house program for Peter Grimes on stage at the Four Seasons Centre from October 5 to 26, 2013.

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COC Annual Reports

2012/2013 annual report

Read a PDF copy of the 2012/2013 Annual Report online or read below.






2011/2012 Annual Report

The annual report for the Canadian Opera Company's 2011/2012 season.

 

2010/2011 Annual Report

The annual report for the Canadian Opera Company's 2010/2011 season.

 

2009/2010 Annual Report

The annual report for the Canadian Opera Company's 2009/2010 season.

2012/2013 Season House Programs

Dialogues des Carmélites House Program

The house program for Dialogues des Carmélites on stage at the Four Seasons Centre from May 8 to May 25, 2013.

Click here to download the Dialogues des Carmélites House Program


Salome House Program

The house program for Salome on stage at the Four Seasons Centre from April 21 to May 22, 2013.

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Lucia di Lammermoor House Program

The house program for Lucia di Lammermoor on stage at the Four Seasons Centre from April 17 to May 24, 2013.

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La clemenza di Tito House Program

The house program for La clemenza di Tito on stage at the Four Seasons Centre from February 3 to 22, 2013.

Click here to download the La clemenza di Tito house program.


Tristan und Isolde House Program

The house program for Tristan und Isolde on stage at the Four Seasons Centre from January 29 to February 23, 2013.

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Die Fledermaus House Program

The house program for Die Fledermaus, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre October 4 to November 3, 2012.


Il Trovatore House Program

The house program for Il Trovatore, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre September 29 to October 31, 2012.

2011/2012 Season House Programs

Semele House Program

The house program for Semele, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre May 9 to 26, 2012.



A Florentine Tragedy/Gianni Schicchi House Program

The house program for A Florentine Tragedy/Gianni Schicchi, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre April 26 to May 25, 2012.



The Tales of Hoffmann House Program

The house program for The Tales of Hoffmann, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre April 10 to May 14, 2012.


Love from Afar House Program

The house program for Love from Afar, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre Feb. 2 to 22, 2012.



Tosca House Program

The house program for Tosca, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre Jan. 21 to Feb. 25, 2012.


Rigoletto House Program

The house program for Rigoletto, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre Sept. 29 to Oct. 22, 2011.



Iphigenia in Tauris House Program

The house program for Iphigenia in Tauris, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre Sept. 22 to Oct. 15, 2011.


2010/2011 Season House Programs

Orfeo ed Euridice House Program

The house program for Orfeo ed Euridice, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre May 8 to 28, 2011.



Ariadne auf Naxos House Program

The house program for Ariadne auf Naxos, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre Apr. 30 to May 29, 2011.



Cinderella House Program

The house program for Cinderella, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre Apr. 23 to May 25, 2011.


Nixon in China House Program

The house program for Nixon in China, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre Feb. 5 to 26, 2011.


The Magic Flute House Program

The house program for The Magic Flute, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre Jan. 29 to Feb. 25, 2011.


Aida House Program

The house program for Aida, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre Oct. 2 to Nov. 5, 2010.



Death in Venice House Program

The house program for Death in Venice, on stage at the Four Seasons Centre Oct. 16 to Nov. 6, 2010.


Brandon Jovanovich as Cavaradossi in the Canadian Opera Company production of Tosca, 2012. Photo: Chris Hutcheson.

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