• Canadian Opera Company Names Perryn Leech as Incoming General Director

    By COC News

    After a year-long, international search, the Canadian Opera Company has named Perryn Leech its next General Director. Leech officially begins his position on March 1, 2021, with current COC General Director Alexander Neef continuing as company leader throughout the transition period.

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  • Alexander's Playlist: L'Art de Christiane Eda-Pierre

    By Alexander Neef

    My playlist recommendation this week is a collection of recordings by the incredible French soprano Christiane Eda-Pierre, who sadly passed away earlier this year at 88. She was one of France’s first Black opera singers to reach international stardom and was one of the 20th century’s most exciting coloratura sopranos. 

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  • Alexander's Playlist: Ernest Chausson: Concert for Violin, Piano & String Quartet in D Major

    By Alexander Neef

    For this week's recommendation, I want to draw your attention to the French Romantic composer Ernest Chausson. Although not as well-known as Claude Debussy or Gabriel Fauré, what he managed to contribute over the course of a tragically abbreviated career – he died in a bicycle accident at 44 – suggests that Chausson had all the makings of a major artist finding his stride.

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