Opera Connect

An exciting series of public events which connect you with the artists who make opera happen. From the Royal Ontario Museum, to Union Station, you can hear the COC's Ensemble Studio all over the downtown core. 



This page will be updated with our exciting pop-up events as information becomes available. Please check back soon!

  • March 13, 2019 Opera Express: For Kids!

    Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    12 p.m., West Wing of Union Station

    Enjoy some opera to go! Experience performances by some of Canada’s leading young artists in Union Station’s West Wing. Stop by for a few minutes, or grab lunch in the food court and enjoy the whole show- Union is your new destination for opera performances.

    Experience a March Break medley like no other! Canada’s brightest young opera talent bring their voices to Union Station for an interactive performance that hits the right notes with kids of all ages.

    CANCELLED March 24, 2019 Popera! at Drake One Fifty

    Popera at the Drake One Fifty


    Due to circumstances outside of our control, this Popera evening has been cancelled. Please join us instead for Popera on Sunday April 28 or Sunday, May 12 at 5PM! 

    Popera is presented by Drake One Fifty and sponsored by Steinway.

    April 25, 2019 Opera Express: Bohème on the go

    Thursday, April 25, 2019

    12 p.m., West Wing of Union Station

    Union and the Canadian Opera Company serve up a commuter-friendly performance of the beautiful – and beloved - La Bohème, featuring fun narration to fill in the blanks. Stay for the 45 min version of the opera or drop in to hear a few of its greatest hits. Trust us: you’ll want to take the later train.

    April 28, 2019 Popera! at Drake One Fifty

    Popera at the Drake One Fifty

    Sunday, April 28, 2019
    5 p.m. at Drake One Fifty

    Hear the COC Ensemble Studio artists as they perform in an intimate pop-up performance at  Drake One Fifty, a gem in the heart of the financial district where the worlds of culture and culinary intersect. Sip on a signature cocktail while listening to the singers share their favourite arias and some hidden gems, followed by a three-course dinner as the grand finale.

    This performance will feature members of the COC Ensemble Studio performing heartwarming vocal works perfect for a cosy Sunday.

    $50 prix-fixe and performance & $15 performance only

    For more information, visit: https://www.thedrake.ca/popera/

    To make your reservation, call 416-363-6150 or e-mail opera@drakeonefifty.ca
    Popera is presented by Drake One Fifty and sponsored by Steinway.

    May 12, 2019 Popera! at Drake One Fifty

    Popera at the Drake One Fifty

    Sunday, May 12, 2019
    5 p.m. at Drake One Fifty

    Hear the COC Ensemble Studio artists as they perform in an intimate pop-up performance at  Drake One Fifty, a gem in the heart of the financial district where the worlds of culture and culinary intersect. Sip on a signature cocktail while listening to the singers share their favourite arias and some hidden gems, followed by a three-course dinner as the grand finale.

    This performance will feature members of the COC Ensemble Studio performing heartwarming vocal works perfect for a cosy Sunday.

    $50 prix-fixe and performance & $15 performance only

    For more information, visit: https://www.thedrake.ca/popera/

    To make your reservation, call 416-363-6150 or e-mail opera@drakeonefifty.ca
    Popera is presented by Drake One Fifty and sponsored by Steinway.


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