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LIVING OPERA

An afternoon workshop, Living Opera provides a half day with opera professionals to provide secondary students viable access points to independently and actively engage in that's evening's performance.

Workshop content is geared to the artistic and production elements in opera they will be seeing. Topics may include choral singing, staging techniques, special effects, or historical context.

Living Opera Dates:
Turandot: October 4, 9, 15, 17, 23 & 25, 2019
Rusalka: October 16, 18, 22 & 28, 2019
The Barber of Seville: January 22, 30, February 4 & 7, 2020
Hansel & Gretel: February 11, 19 & 21, 2020
Aida: April 22, 30, May 5 & 8, 2020
The Flying Dutchman: May 6, 12 & 14, 2020

This season, pair your Living Opera workshop with tickets to the opera for only $30/student! Contact Maureen Callaghan at [email protected] or by phone at 416-306-2392 for current availability.


Duration: Three hours
Availability: Select afternoons in the fall, winter and spring terms
Location: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W.
Fee: $30/student (workshop + opera, if ordered at the same time), $22/teacher


OPERA FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES

This season we present a special matinee performance of Humperdinck's Hansel & Gretel on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Click here for all the information.



STUDENT DRESS REHEARSALS

TURANDOT
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 7 p.m
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RUSALKA
Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 7 p.m.
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THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
Friday, January 17, 2020 at 7 p.m.
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HANSEL & GRETEL
Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7 p.m.
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AIDA
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 7 p.m.
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THE FLYING DUTCHMAN
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 7 p.m.
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IN-SCHOOL RESIDENCIES

In consultation with a dedicated classroom teacher, we will aim to create a program suited to your curricular goals and student population. Opportunities to connect with mainstage opera, artists in the classroom, and intensive performance experiences are all a part of the collaboration between the COC and our partner schools.

The 2019/2020 programs are currently in preparation. We may be able to accommodate additional schools with strategies and resources in mind. for paid programs. Otherwise, applications for the 2020/2021 season will be available in March 2020.

FALL - EUGENE ONEGIN

FALL– EUGENE ONEGIN (Tchaikovsky)

Available Dates:

All Living Operas take place from 2 –5:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, October 4, 2018
  • Friday, October 26, 2018

Don’t see a date you’re looking for? Contact Education at 416-306-2392.

FALL - HADRIAN

FALL – HADRIAN (Rufus Wainwright) 

Content advisoryHadrian contains nudity and scenes of a sexual nature. The opera is recommended for audiences 18 or older. Should you have questions or require more details, we invite you to contact our team at 416-363-2392.  

Available dates:

All Living Operas take place from 2 – 5:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • Thursday, October 25, 2018


Don’t see a date you’re looking for? Contact Education at 416-306-2392.

WINTER - COSI FAN TUTTE

Winter– COSI FAN TUTTE (Mozart)

Available dates:

All Living Operas take place from 2 – 5:30 p.m

  • Tuesday, February 7, 2019
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019
  • Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019

Don’t see a date you’re looking for? Contact Education at 416-306-2392.

SPRING - LA BOHEME

Spring– LA BOHEME (Puccini)

Available dates:

All Living Operas take place from 2 – 5:30 p.m.

  • Friday, April 26, 2019
  • Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Don’t see a date you’re looking for? Contact Education at 416-306-2392.

SPRING - OTELLO

Spring – OTELLO (Verdi)

Available dates:

All Living Operas take place from 2 – 5:30 p.m.

  • Friday, May 3, 2019
  • Thursday, May 9, 2019
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Don’t see a date you’re looking for? Contact Education at 416-306-2392.


LIVING OPERA IS PRESENTED BY

Phone: 416-363-8231

Toll Free: 1-800-250-4653

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