The Nightingale and Other Short Fables



Anna Bolena

The court of Henry VIII is in tumult as the king tires of his second wife, Anne Boleyn, who must now fight for her honour and her life. The COC completes its Tudor Trilogy by Donizetti with this sumptuous production, starring Sondra Radvanovsky.



An Evening with the Ensemble Studio

Witness the exciting development of Canada's next generation of opera stars!

The COC's Ensemble Studio artists take to the mainstage of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, accompanied by Johannes Debus and the COC Orchestra, in an evening featuring highlights from Mozart’s Così fan tutte and Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas in its entirety.

May 25, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

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COC Orchestra Led by Music Director Johannes Debus

The COC Orchestra is the oldest opera orchestra in Canada and has received worldwide acclaim.

COC Chorus Led by Price Family Chorus Master Chair Sandra Horst

The COC Chorus is made up of professional singers, some of whom have worked with the company for more than 20 years.

The COC Academy

The COC Academy includes training programs for young singers, coaches, instrumentalists and other opera professionals.

Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

Inaugurated in 2006, the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts is the first building of its kind in Canada; a theatre built specifically for opera and ballet performances with the finest level of acoustics.

Alexander Neef General Director

German-born Alexander Neef, appointed General Director of the Canadian Opera Company in June 2008, has worked with some of the most prestigious arts organizations in the world.

Johannes Debus Music Director

Maestro Johannes Debus was appointed Music Director of the Canadian Opera Company in 2009, having already established himself in many of the great opera houses and festivals of Europe.

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