Against the Grain: The Journey to RequiemBy COC StaffPosted in A Season Like No Other
This month, Mozart’s Requiem joins the Canadian Opera Company digital fall offerings as a multi-disciplinary presentation in collaboration with Against the Grain (AtG) Theatre. Conceived by the combined creative forces of COC Music Director Johannes Debus and AtG Founder & Artistic Director Joel Ivany, Requiem marks the latest in a years-long, fruitful series of collaborations between the two opera companies. Today, we take a look back at the journey from Ivany’s COC debut to the real-life events inspiring Requiem’s creation.
Introducing... OKANBy COC NewsPosted in A Season Like No Other
Espiral premieres online next Saturday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. ET, delivering an energetic, world-class concert to our slate of digital offerings this season. Following up on the operatic stylings of In Concert: Russell Braun and Tamara Wilson and the lighthearted comedy of Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, this performance offers a new perspective to the COC stage representative of the breadth of programming featured in the Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre. Read on to learn more about this exciting group!
Opera on Screen: The Music of Gianni SchicchiBy COC NewsPosted in A Season Like No Other
A lighthearted tale of familial feud, Giacomo Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi arrives on our free digital streaming platform next Saturday, October 30! The one-act comic opera includes many unforgettable melodies, with “O mio babbino caro” often recalled as the show-stopping aria. Read on to enjoy a few pop-culture moments infused with the iconic tune.
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