A Historic First
For the very first time, the Canadian Opera Company presents Wagner’s Parsifal. With a cast of over 100 singers, an orchestra of 110 musicians, and a nearly six-hour runtime, Parsifal forms the cornerstone of this monumental 20/21 season – a journey through the epic and intimate.SUBSCRIBE NOW
A landmark production and the return of an intimate classic.
September 25 to October 18, 2020
As the first Parsifal in the COC’s history, this production is a major landmark for opera in Canada and a rare chance for audiences to immerse themselves in Richard Wagner’s final work.Discover More
The Marriage of Figaro
October 20 to November 7, 2020
Mozart’s clever comedy is a whirlwind of mistaken identities and delicious twists and turns that unfold over a single crazy day as Figaro and Susanna get ready to tie the knot.Discover More
Two unforgettable heroines live by their own rules.
January 23 to February 21, 2021
A searing portrait of a woman who is desired by everyone — but her only desire is to be free. The music is full of blazing melodies and famous arias that have made Carmen a beloved blockbuster.Discover More
February 6 to 20, 2021
A loveless marriage. A tyrannical mother-in-law. A repressive small town. Katya Kabanova longs to escape her narrow domestic life — but when her desire for something more leads her to the brink of an affair, Katya must face the cruel judgment of her claustrophobic community.Discover More
From Paris to Hades, two couples confront what brings them together and breaks them apart.
April 17 to May 16, 2021
Violetta is the most captivating courtesan in all of Paris — but when she falls in love with a handsome young gentleman, Alfredo Germont, she dares to embrace a different kind of life and love.Discover More
Orfeo ed Euridice
May 1 to 15, 2021
Orfeo’s beloved Euridice has died, but he’s willing to go to hell and back to find her. The gods impose one catch: Orfeo must lead Euridice out of the underworld without ever turning back to look at her, or else she will be lost forever.Discover More