Seeding Change: A Conversation with the Circle of ArtistsBy COC StaffPosted in Circle of Artists
To mark National Indigenous Peoples Day, three members of the COC's Circle of Artists – Autumn Coppaway, Technical Director at the Vancouver Opera, soprano Deantha Edmunds, and Amy Mushinski, Director of Public Affairs at the COC – share their experiences participating with the Circle.
The Ways We CreateBy Ian CussonPosted in Composer-in-Residence
As a kid, I was always making things. So when I started taking piano lessons, putting sounds together came naturally. I’d start with improvisatory play at the piano, and that turned into creating larger and more elaborate works. This always felt like a form of storytelling to me, which is probably why, even as a young kid, I was excited about opera.[READ MORE]
Meet the 'Other' Tenants of Our Opera HouseBy Alfred CaronPosted in COC News
The Four Seasons Centre is a big operation. That’s what my background is in, big operations like restaurants, hotels, golf courses. I was part of the opening team at Roy Thomson Hall, and was executive director of the CN Tower for five years.