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
Davin Leivonen-Fok, Communications Coordinator
GRITTY, NEW MACBETH OPENS SPRING AT THE COCBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – Ruthless ambition, supernatural forces, and cold-blooded violence collide in the Canadian Opera Company’s thrilling new Macbeth featuring epic sets and costumes, and the powerhouse vocals of Quinn Kelsey and Sondra Radvanovsky. Verdi’s operatic adaptation of the Shakespearean tragedy sets the timeless cautionary tale to a relentlessly paced score that thrills to the very last note. Macbeth runs for seven performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on April 28, 30, and May 6, 12, 14, 17, and 20, 2023.
FOUR NEW ARTISTS TO JOIN 2023/2024 ENSEMBLE STUDIOBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – The COC Ensemble Studio welcomes four rising artists starting in the company’s 2023/2024 season: soprano Karoline Podolak, tenor Wesley Harrison, baritone Korin Thomas-Smith, and pianist Mattia Senesi. The four officially join the highly specialized development program for Canadian opera professionals this August, alongside returning sopranos Ariane Cossette and Charlotte Siegel, mezzo-sopranos Alex Hetherington and Queen Hezumuryango, and pianist Brian Cho.
NEW PRODUCTIONS HEADLINE CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY’S 2023/2024 SEASON OF PROGRAMMINGBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Lineup features five new-to-Toronto productions, including rarely performed Medea, and a world premiere opera based on Canadian contralto Portia White
Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company announced its 2023/2024 season today featuring a slate of exciting new productions and rare musical gems that showcase the most celebrated of international stars, as well as incredible homegrown talent.