The COC has a Shiny New Wagon!By Kiersten HayA stage wagon that is.Posted in Die Walkure
You can be forgiven for not knowing what a stage wagon is. In fact most COC staff didn’t know what it was either until our technical and production colleagues shed light on the subject, and it’s so fun that we’re sharing it with you too
Artist Basics: Christine GoerkeBy Kiersten HayPosted in Die Walkure
Soprano Christine Goerke has been one of the opera singers in the past year to create the most buzz. She's Musical America's Vocalist of the Year for 2015, has performed in major opera houses across the world, and has a Grammy under her belt! Read on to learn more about her amazing career thus far.
What she’s doing with us: Christine stars in Die Walküre as Brünnhilde, a goddess and daughter of Wotan, ruler of Valhalla. This marks her much-anticipated debut in a fully staged production of the opera. She will also be returning to sing as Brünnhilde in the COC's upcoming productions of Siegfried in 2016 and Götterdämmerung in 2017.[READ MORE]