MEDIA CENTRE

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
[email protected]
416-306-2387

Kristin McKinnon, Publicist and Content Producer
[email protected] 
416-306-2383


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PRESS RELEASES

  • OPERA MAKERS, CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY’S DIGITAL SERIES FOR KIDS, EXPANDS ACROSS TORONTO

    By Public Relations
    Read the PDF version here.

    Program launches this fall with new partnership with Sistema Toronto

    Toronto —  The Canadian Opera Company’s interactive digital program for young people, Opera Makers, is evolving to help spark a love of opera in even more children across Toronto. Through a series of community partnerships, Opera Makers will connect COC teaching artists with local organizations to incorporate opera creation and education into new and existing programs, bringing opera within reach to those who might not otherwise have access. 

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    Posted In Press Releases
  • ALEXANDER NEEF TO BEGIN AS HEAD OF OPÉRA NATIONAL DE PARIS IN SEPTEMBER 2020

    By Public Relations
    Read the PDF version here.

    Neef will also continue as General Director of the Canadian Opera Company

    Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company announced today that General Director Alexander Neef will begin his new role as head of Opéra national de Paris, effective September 2020, while maintaining his responsibilities as COC General Director until a new COC leader is named and transitions into the role. 

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  • CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY TO STREAM HADRIAN IN FREE, ONE-NIGHT-ONLY PRESENTATION, FEATURING LIVE Q&A

    By Public Relations
    Read the PDF version here.

    The
    Hadrian Watch Party is part of Montréal Pride Festival’s digital lineup

    Toronto
    – For the first time ever, audiences around the world will have a special opportunity to watch the Canadian Opera Company’s 2018 world premiere production of Hadrian, in full, online. On Monday, August 10 at 6:30 p.m. ET, in partnership with Montréal Pride Festival, the COC is hosting a free, one-night-only digital stream of the modern grand opera. The Hadrian Watch Party helps kick off one week of virtual Pride events and will feature a live Q&A session with both the composer and celebrated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright and librettist Daniel MacIvor, a giant in Canadian theatre. 

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