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Recap: Operanation Dazzles Guests For a Good Cause

By: Curtis Sindrey – The Canadian Opera Company’s (COC) annual Operanation fundraiser event took place at the Four Seasons Centre last week (May 16) for one of Toronto’s most highly anticipated social events. With 100 per cent of the evening’s proceeds going towards the COC’s Ensemble Studio, the nation’s premier training program for young Canadian opera artists, guests … Continue reading

Review: Canadian Opera Company’s “Otello” Packs Emotional Punch

By: Curtis Sindrey – You know that feeling at work when your boss passes you over for a promotion and you vow unrelenting revenge? The Canadian Opera Company’s new production of Otello is that dialled up to 11. Featuring an all-star cast of seasoned performers including tenor Russell Thomas, who enjoyed success with past COC productions including Norma, … Continue reading

Review: Canadian Opera Company’s ‘Elektra’ is a Masterclass of Dramatic Storytelling

By: Curtis Sindrey – The Canadian Opera Company’s (COC) new production of Elektra is a spellbinding tale of revenge that keeps you at the edge of your seat until the final note. Anchored by masterful performances by Christine Goerke (Elektra), Susan Bullock (Klytaimnestra), Erin Wall (Chrysothemis), Wilhelm Schwinghammer(Orest), and Michael Schade(Aegisth), Ekektra follows Klytämnestra, Queen of Thebes, who murdered … Continue reading

“The Overcoat: A Musical Tailoring” Makes Triumphant Toronto Debut

By: Curtis Sindrey – Two decades following the debut of the award-winning theatre adaptation of Nikolai Gogol’s “The Overcoat”, Tapestry Opera, Canadian Stage and Vancouver Opera have created a delightful reimagining of the classic tale with “The Overcoat: A Musical Tailoring” last night at the Bluma Appel Theatre in Toronto. In a tour-de-force performance by baritone Geoffrey Sirett (Arabella, H.M.S. … Continue reading

Casting Announced for Operatic Adaptation of “The Overcoat: A Musical Tailoring”

By: Staff – Twenty years following the debut of the award-winning theatre adaptation of Nikolai Gogol’s The Overcoat, Tapestry Opera, Canadian Stage and Vancouver Opera announce that baritone Geoffrey Sirett will don the famous coat in the upcoming operatic reimagining of the classic tale, “The Overcoat: A Musical Tailoring.” The world premiere of this musical production … Continue reading

Photos: Operanation: A Night of Temptation w/ Sam Roberts Band

Photos by: Steve Danyleyko – In an evening of epic sensory exploration, Operanation: A Night of Temptation, which was held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto last night, and raised over $100,000 in support of the Canadian Opera Company’s (COC) Ensemble Studio, Canada’s premier training program for young opera professionals, was a night … Continue reading

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