Flute Flashback: 70 Years of Magic at the COCBy COC StaffPosted in A Season Like No OtherPhoto: Gary Beechey[READ MORE]
This season marks the 70th anniversary of the COC's very first presentation of The Magic Flute. Since 1952, the COC has presented at least eight productions of Mozart's final and most popular opera, including an exclusive Ensemble Studio production and a school tour adaptation for young people. Join us for a trip down memory lane as we revisit some of the COC's most memorable Magic Flute moments.
Behind the Scenes: The Costumes of La TraviataBy COC Staff
La Traviata is one of Verdi’s most popular operas, a romantic tragedy set against the whirling parties of high-society Paris in the middle of the 19th century. Co-produced by Houston Grand Opera and Lyric Opera of Chicago, a show of this scale requires the work of countless costume professionals across multiple opera organizations. As we prepare for opening night, we visited our own industrious costumes department for a behind-the-scenes look at getting the threads of Verdi’s La Traviata ready to shine on the stage of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. Read on to learn more!