Preview the 2023/2024 Season!
As we prepare for our 2023/2024 season of exciting new productions, thrilling classics, and rare gems, we are delighted to present a series of musical highlights from these six incredible operas—a gift from our creative community to our wonderful audience in anticipation of next season.
Recorded at the magnificent Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, these excerpts feature both homegrown and international artists. We hope you enjoy this sneak preview in anticipation of our upcoming season.
Fidelio: Overture by the COC Orchestra
In Beethoven's only opera, the daring Leonore disguises herself as a prison guard named Fidelio to help free her political prisoner husband.
La Bohème: "Quando m'en vo'" by Charlotte Siegel
A beloved Puccini classic about struggling artists searching for love and life in Bohemian Paris.
The Cunning Little Vixen: "Běží liška k Táboru" by Midori Marsh, Alex Hetherington, and the Canadian Children's Opera Chorus (CCOC)
This tender fable about humanity’s relationship with the natural world is being presented at the COC for the first time in 25 years.
Don Giovanni: "Là ci darem la mano” by Midori Marsh and Alex Halliday
Mozart's dark masterpiece comes alive in a visually stunning, high-tech experience.
Don Pasquale: "Cheti, cheti, immantinente” by Alex Halliday and Jorell Williams
This fizzy, feel-good comedy makes its first COC appearance in 30 years.
Medea: “O Amore, vieni a me” by Ariane Cossette
Never before seen on the COC stage, this exquisite rarity features one of the most challenging roles in opera history.
SEPTEMBER 29 TO OCTOBER 20, 2023
OCTOBER 6 TO 28, 2023
JANUARY 26 TO FEBRUARY 16, 2024
FEBRUARY 2 TO 24, 2024
APRIL 26 TO MAY 18, 2024
MAY 3 TO 25, 2024