Meet the 2018 Centre Stage FinalistsBy COC StaffPosted in Centre Stage
On November 1, 2018, Centre Stage: A Night of Voices will transform the stage of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts into an arena for the COC Ensemble Studio Competition. Eight of the most talented young Canadian singers will gather in Toronto for a chance at prizes, as well as chance to join the prestigious COC Ensemble Studio.
Let's meet this year's finalists.[READ MORE]
Becoming Antinous: Week FiveBy Isaiah BellPosted in(l-r) Thomas Hampson as Hadrian and Isaiah Bell as Antinous in the Canadian Opera Company’s world premiere production of Hadrian, 2018[READ MORE]
Friday, October 5
Full run on stage with piano tonight. My throat is feeling dodgy and I’m concerned. A couple other people have been sick. My goal tonight is to try to stay present no matter what... because I know that I’m mostly likely to abandon myself...
Becoming Antinous: Week FourBy Isaiah BellPosted inPreliminary costume design for Antinous in the COC’s world premiere of Hadrian by costume designer Gillian Gallow, 2018[READ MORE]
Thursday, September 27
Day off. A bit foggy headed after the post-run-through wind-down, but Rufus took us out for dim sum this morning, which was lovely. Spent most of the rest of the day walking – bought a fall jacket, and went to see Ryan Hamilton, a comedian I like. Ate at Fat Pasha. Started a new Edith Wharton: The Custom of the Country. All told, a success, though I’m almost too worn out to drop into life today.