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La Bohème

La Bohème Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica Canadian Opera Company Directed by John Caird Cast (in order of appearanc...
COC Eugene Onegin 2018 c Michael Cooper
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Eugene Onegin

It’s difficult to point out what it was, exactly, about this afternoon’s performance of Onegin that didn’t quite take flight. The minimalist productio...
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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...
Arabella Canadian Opera Company
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The COC begins its 2017 season with a magnificent premier of Richard Strauss’s well beloved Arabella.
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...