The Music of SALOMEBy COC StaffPosted in 22/23 Season[READ MORE]
One of opera’s greatest thrillers returns to the COC stage this season when Richard Strauss’ Salome opens on February 3, 2023! This groundbreaking work tells the unforgettable tale of its iconic title character, delivering a one-act tragedy that continues to shock audiences with each new performance.
Read on to learn more about our acclaimed production and Strauss' modern score, ripe with clashing sounds and intriguing instruments!
The Music of THE MARRIAGE OF FIGAROBy COC StaffPosted in 22/23 Season[READ MORE]
This season, celebrate Mozart’s birthday with his greatest comedy, The Marriage of Figaro! Opening on the legendary composer’s birthday, January 27, our celebrated production casts this subversive love story in a dreamy haze, delivering a unique take on one of opera’s most beloved works.
Read on to explore the unforgettable music scoring this opera classic!
The Music of CARMENBy COC StaffPosted in 22/23 Season[READ MORE]
Returning to the COC stage this October, Bizet’s Carmen stars two dazzling mezzo-sopranos in the title role—Grammy Award-winner J’Nai Bridges and Ensemble Studio graduate Rihab Chaieb. Our acclaimed production pushes the iconic opera a century forward to the 1950s, and transports audiences to a sun-drenched setting that crackles with electricity and drama.
Read on to learn more all about the iconic opera’s many inspirations, updates, and adaptations—from its Spanish folksong origins to its second life on the silver screen.
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