STREAMING THIS FALL


Connecting artists and audiences through a COC first: free digital streaming, from coast to coast to coast. Captured at the magnificent Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, enjoy new releases of purpose-produced concerts and performances every month with extraordinary Canadian and international artists.




After 19 months of our opera house being dark, we are immensely proud to be gathering our creative community to share their passion and craft with you and support the recovery of the performing arts through this coast-to-coast-to-coast digital streaming project.



FREE DIGITAL MEMBERSHIP

To celebrate this new era, we’re introducing a Free Digital Membership program, inviting all Canadians to explore the rich world of opera. Become a part of our community as we work to support our artists and creators in their return to the stage— you’ll be guided through our offerings by the creative teams bringing the season to life.




OUR FALL OFFERINGS



Russell Braun and Tamara Wilson

Supporter Opening Night: Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. ET
General Public Streaming: Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. ET

Two of opera’s best-loved stars, Russell Braun and Tamara Wilson, reunite with COC Music Director Johannes Debus and the COC Orchestra for a concert of opera’s most thrilling and famous moments.



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Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi

Supporter Opening Night: Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. ET
General Public Streaming: Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. ET

Where there’s a will, there’s a family fighting over it. This lighthearted one-act opera features Puccini’s instantly recognizable melodies, including the show-stopper aria, “O mio babbino caro.”



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Espiral by OKAN

Supporter Opening Night: Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. ET
General Public Streaming: Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. ET

Women-led music group OKAN performs selections from their 2021 JUNO Award-winning album, fusing a multiplicity of musical genres and reflecting the multicultural mosaic of Toronto.



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Mozart’s Requiem

Supporter Opening Night: Friday, Nov. 26, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. ET
General Public Streaming: Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. ET

A towering work of musical grief—and hope—is reimagined for today’s world, in collaboration with Against the Grain Theatre.



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In Winter

Supporter Opening Night: Friday, Dec. 17, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. ET
General Public Streaming: Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. ET

Classic holiday favourites, an exciting new commission by composer Ian Cusson, and the COC’s entire artistic community come together for a musical celebration as we look ahead to winter.



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In Winter

Coming this October

A globally inspired, locally focused array of Toronto-based artists showcase their craft through short, intimate performances in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, one of the city’s most breathtaking spaces.



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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


MONTHLY DIGITAL PROGRAMING
How do I access COC’s free monthly offerings?

All you need is a COC Free Digital Membership! Membership can be acquired for free at coc.ca/stream and all current COC subscribers and donors will have the membership automatically applied to their accounts.


Where do I watch the monthly digital performances?


Videos can be viewed on coc.ca/watch for free – no special app, password, or personal log-in is required. Performances will be available for six months from the date of each premiere.


What are the browser and system requirements for viewing COC’s monthly digital offerings


  • You will be able to access content from a PC running Windows 7 or later, or a Mac running macOS Sierra (10.12.6) or later.
  • We recommend you use the most up-to-date version of your preferred internet browser (i.e., Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Safari).
  • Most mobile and tablet devices will be able to access the Digital Fall Stage programming
    • However, some BlackBerry or Windows phones may not be compatible
    • Samsung mobile devices must use Chrome as their browser 



When will more details be released about the digital performance series?

The best way to stay updated on new releases is by signing up for our COC email list! However, new additions to the lineup and preview trailers will also be posted to coc.ca/watch.
IN-PERSON PROGRAMING IN 21/22
For further details on subscriptions and subscriber FAQ please visit coc.ca/subscriptions

When will tickets go on sale for the in-person performances of Madama Butterfly, La Traviata and The Magic Flute?

  • Subscriptions will go on sale October 14, 2021.
  • Single Tickets will go on sale on January 11, 2022

Sign up to receive emails from the COC to stay up to date on all on-sale dates and offers.

What kind of safety protocols will the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts be implementing for artists, staff, and audiences?

Please visit coc.ca/SafeReturn for more information.

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