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Coriolanus

One might dub 2018 the year of Robert Lepage. March saw the reprisal of his spectacular production for the Canadian Opera Company, The Nightingale and...
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The Tempest

Whether you are a child, a casual visitor to the theatre, or a Shakespeare buff, Antoni Cimolino’s new production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest will de...
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Anna Bolena

The COC wraps up Donizetti’s Tudor trilogy with a new production of Anna Bolena, the tragic bel canto opera based loosely on the life of Anne Boleyn. ...
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Contemporaneity 2.0

What would truth and reconciliation look like, sound like, feel like, if it arrived through the body-knowledge of Indigenous, Black and Of Colour arti...
The Abduction from the Seraglio Canadian Opera Company Photo Mark Cooper
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Abduction from the Seraglio

The COCs new production of Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio attempts much, but delivers little. The production, at first glance, seems replete...
Canadian Opera Company’s production of Rigoletto, 2018. Photo Michael Cooper
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Rigoletto

Alexander Neef, General Director of the COC, describes Verdi’s Rigoletto as “incendiary”. He situates this production within a historical moment where...
Arabella Canadian Opera Company
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Arabella

The COC begins its 2017 season with a magnificent premier of Richard Strauss’s well beloved Arabella.
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Louis Riel

Canada is 150 years old, and we celebrate this nation’s many evolutions...