10 Things to Know about THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXENBy COC StaffPosted in 23/24 Season[READ MORE]
A new production of Leoš Janáček’s bittersweet fable about a clever fox cub examines our relationship with the natural world—as well as the poignant beauty to be found in the cycle of life and death. Appearing at the COC for the first time in 25 years, this winter’s The Cunning Little Vixen is not to be missed!
Curious to learn more? Read on for 10 Things To Know about the opera and its composer.
10 Things to Know about LA BOHÈMEBy COC StaffPosted in 23/24 Season[READ MORE]
Puccini’s heartrending opera about a group of struggling Parisian artists is one of the most performed operas worldwide, beloved for its recognizable melodies, lush orchestration, and tragic romanticism. But it wasn’t a success from the start...
Read on to learn 10 things to know about La Bohème before joining us at the opera!
The Music of MEDEABy COC StaffPosted in 23/24 Season[READ MORE]
A rarely performed tale of mythic vengeance, Luigi Cherubini’s Medea features one of the most challenging roles in opera history, punctuated by a daring and expressive score.
Having helped Jason (Giasone) to steal the Golden Fleece, the sorceress Medea discovers that he has abandoned her, taking their children with him to Corinth in order to marry the princess Glauce. His cruel rejection unleashes Medea’s terrifying rage and hunger for revenge, setting in motion one of the great tragedies of Greek mythology—and operatic storytelling.
Read on to learn more about the music of Medea, which comes to the COC stage for the first time ever next season.