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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...
Split Screen Stereophonic Peggy Baker Dance Projects
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Split Screen Stereophonic

Peggy Baker Dance Projects’ Split Screen Stereophonic reprises four masterworks from the company’s recent repertoire. While each piece has its distinc...
Ariodante Canadian Opera Company
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Ariodante

There really is only one word that can describe the Canadian Opera Company’s new production of Handel’s Ariodante: Wow. We’re not talking about hig...
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Macbeth

As the lights went down in the Festival Theater, expectations were high. The venue was packed to capacity as this Canadian summer ritual enfolded. The...
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Armide

How apt that Opera Atelier has chosen to open its 30th anniversary season with its faultless Armide. Brought first to Toronto's Elgin Theatre in 2012 ...