Making Opera, Building CommunityBy COC StaffPosted in Opera Makers
Two new Canadian operas see their premieres this month — and they were composed by some of the art form’s youngest creators! For several weeks this fall, participants from the Canadian Opera Company’s virtual Opera Makers programs, in partnership with Sistema Toronto and West Neighbourhood House, have been busy composing, designing and rehearsing their own original operas from scratch.
Get to Know: COC General Director Perryn LeechBy COC StaffPosted in Perryn Leech
On November 30, 2020 we announced Perryn Leech as the next COC General Director, after a year-long, international search. Perryn is currently the Managing Director at Houston Grand Opera and will be stepping into his new role as leader of the Canadian Opera Company on March 1, 2021.