A perfect introduction for the opera-curious!

Our three-opera Newcomer Package makes subscribing a breeze! Simply choose from two pre-set packages (Classic Favourites and New Visions) and book your tickets for our upcoming 24/25 season.

All productions are already in high demand, so we encourage you to reserve your seats in one easy package before tickets go on sale to the public!  

Select Your Package

Classic Favourites
Masterpieces of the operatic canon   

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14Madama Butterfly
FRIDAY, MAY 9Eugene Onegin

New Visions
Adventurous productions and original works   

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31La Reine-garçon

And that’s not all! As a subscriber, you can look forward to these exclusive benefits in our 24/25 season:

  • Enhance your experience with any Spotlight Series event! Choose from backstage tours to evenings with our artists and more*

  • Early access to additional tickets at your insider prices

  • Make the most of low-fee ticket exchanges

As a Newcomer subscriber you’ll be part of a diverse and growing community of music lovers, united in their passion for the performing arts featuring exceptional Canadian and international talent.  


*Spotlight Series events will be confirmed early in Fall, 2024


Our 2024/25 Newcomer subscription includes either three or four opera productions (choose from Classic Favourites or New Visions below), plus any Spotlight Series event of your choice!

Classic Favourites

  • Verdi's Nabucco
    Friday, October 25, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.

    The opera that made Verdi an international sensation is a thrilling epic about the search for hope amid brutal cruelty and oppression.

  • Puccini's Madama Butterfly
    Friday, February 14, 2025 at 7:30 p.m.  

    Adored for its musical power and sweeping emotional impact, Puccini’s beloved tragedy is brought to life in a new production by Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage.

  • Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
    Friday, May 9, 2025 at 7:30 p.m.

    One of opera’s most romantic masterpieces returns in Canadian director Robert Carsen’s internationally lauded production.

New Visions

  • Verdi's Nabucco—Season Opening Night!
    Friday, October 4, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.

    Never before performed in the COC’s 74-year history, this is opera at its most spectacular: a work of raw power and epic storytelling.  

  • Gounod's Faust
    Friday, October 11, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.

    The ultimate in French grand opera, Gounod’s musical take on the timeless tale about a deal with the devil features murder, madness, and lavish spectacle galore. 

  • Bilodeau/Bouchard's La Reine-garçon
    Friday, January 31, 2025 at 7:30 p.m.  

    Raised as a boy by her father, Queen Christine of Sweden was forced to navigate a path between faith and knowledge, love and duty. This production is our first co-commission with Opéra de Montréal. 

  • Berg's Wozzeck
    Friday, April 25, 2025 at 7:30 p.m.  

    This tale of a hapless soldier’s descent into madness is a landmark of 20th-century music, reimagined here by acclaimed South African multimedia artist William Kentridge. 


Newcomer Subscriptions are available on a one-time basis to first-time subscribers.

Classic Favourites

Adult Senior Under 30 Youth
Ring 5 Middle $138 $138 $138 $81
Ring 5 Front $183 $171 $168 $105
Ring 4 $288 $270 $246 $150
Ring 3 $498 $498 $423 $255
Orchestra Ring $351 $324 $300 $183
Orchestra Circle $444 $408 $378 $228
Orchestra Front $498 $498 $423 $255
Orchestra Premium $564 $564 $480 $285
Grand Ring $1,083 $1,083 $1,083 $1,083

New Visions

Adult Senior Under 30 Youth
Ring 5 Middle $160 $160 $160 $104
Ring 5 Front $224 $208 $188 $120
Ring 4 $360 $340 $308 $188
Ring 3 $640 $640 $548 $328
Orchestra Ring $460 $424 $392 $240
Orchestra Circle $584 $536 $496  $300
Orchestra Front $640 $640 $548 $328
Orchestra Premium $744 $744 $632 $384
Grand Ring $1,440 $1,440 $1,440 $1,440

Looking for other subscription options?

Enjoy the best seats at the best prices with a Full Series, 4-Opera, or 3-Opera subscription!

Visit our Subscription Packages page to learn more about joining our community of subscribers.


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