Welcome to the Canadian Opera Company Media Centre. It contains resources for the media including media releases and downloadable photos of COC leadership and productions for publication where relevant. The images are available to members of the media for print and online promotion of the Canadian Opera Company and its events only.
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Avril Sequeira, Director of Public Relations
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CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY’S ENSEMBLE STUDIO WELCOMES TWO EMERGING ARTISTS FOR 2021/2022By Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – The COC Ensemble Studio welcomes two new artists for the 2021/2022 season: soprano Charlotte Siegel and pianist Vladimir Soloviev. The two officially join the Ensemble Studio on August 30, 2021, becoming part of an innovative development program that has launched the careers of nearly 230 Canadian opera professionals.
CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY’S FINE WINE AUCTION GOES DIGITALBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – For the first time ever, the Canadian Opera Company’s Fine Wine Auction will take place entirely online, in partnership with Iron Gate Auctions. From April 19 – 23, 2021, wine lovers from across the country will have the opportunity to bid on some of the world’s finest vintages, with all proceeds from the annual fundraiser going directly to the company’s Ensemble Studio training program for emerging artists. Through adaptations to virtual collaboration and coaching, the COC has continued to provide Canada’s top young talent with the mentorship, support, and creative opportunities needed to thrive, during the pandemic and beyond.
EXPLORE NEW OPERA THIS SPRING AT THE COCBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
April Break programming for youth shines a light on career paths in the arts
Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company invites students, ages 12-18, to see what a career in the performing arts could look like, through a new digital program slated to run during Ontario’s April Break for schools. Spring Break at the COC: Exploring New Opera offers five days of live webinars from April 12 – April 16, with daily sessions taking place from 2 – 3 p.m. ET.