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.
For general inquiries, including interview requests, please contact:
Avril Sequeira, Director of Public Relations
Davin Leivonen-Fok, Communications Coordinator
COC’S FINE WINE AUCTION TOASTS TO OPERA’S FUTUREBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company, in partnership with Iron Gate Auctions and Ranger Wine, proudly presents the COC’s digital Fine Wine Auction from April 27 to May 4, 2023. Building on the success of recent seasons, the event will once again be hosted entirely online at irongateauctions.com, making the bidding catalogue available to enthusiastic wine collectors across Canada.
NEW PRINCIPAL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR COC’S MACBETH AND TOSCABy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company welcomes four new cast members for its spring season, stepping in for sopranos Sondra Radvanovsky and Olga Busuioc who must regrettably withdraw for personal and health reasons, respectively. Bulgarian soprano Alexandrina Pendatchanska and Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska will now share the role of Lady Macbeth in the COC’s production of the classic Verdi opera. In addition, Irish soprano Sinéad Campbell-Wallace and American soprano Keri Alkema will share the title role in Puccini’s Tosca.
SOUND AND SPECTACLE: COC’S TOSCA IS A SWEEPING OPERA EXPERIENCEBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company’s 2022/2023 mainstage programming concludes with a gorgeous production of the Puccini masterpiece, bringing together big emotions, huge voices, and a riveting storyline. The edge-of-your-seat thriller takes audiences on a dramatic rollercoaster that unfolds over the course of just 24 hours in the story, as the celebrated singer Tosca is faced with a terrible ultimatum: submit to the desires of the corrupt police chief Scarpia, or watch her beloved Cavaradossi die. Tosca runs for eight performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on May 5, 7, 11, 13, 19, 21, 23, and 27, 2023.