A Message from COC General Director Alexander Neef on La TraviataBy Alexander NeefPosted in Press Releases
In recent weeks, there have been many questions about the decision to engage Stephen Lord as conductor for La Traviata next season, following allegations of harassment that emerged against him last summer.
I have heard a lot of concern expressed for our team members, as well as visiting cast and crews. I also heard a desire for us, as a leading Canadian performing arts organization, to re-examine how we consider all aspects of such consequential matters. I am deeply grateful for everyone who came to us with their thoughts.[READ MORE]
Christie Darville Named COC's Deputy General DirectorBy COC StaffPosted in Press Releases
COC General Director Alexander Neef announced this week that Christie Darville, the company’s current Executive Director, Philanthropy & Audiences, will act as the COC’s Deputy General Director, effective immediately.[READ MORE]
PRESS RELEASE: COC’s Free Concert Series connects audience's with city's artistic and cultural diversityBy Public RelationsPosted in Press Releases
Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company’s acclaimed Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre returns for its 2017/2018 season on September 26, 2017. Over 400 artists from Canada and around the world, from headlining stars to emerging young talent, celebrate Toronto’s rich artistic and cultural diversity in 76 concerts. In the season’s first performance, the rising stars of the COC Ensemble Studio introduce themselves with their favourite arias.[READ MORE]