MEDIA CENTRE

Welcome to the Canadian Opera Company Media Centre. It contains resources for the media including media releases and downloadable photos of COC leadership and productions for publication where relevant.  The images are available to members of the media for print and online promotion of the Canadian Opera Company and its events only.

For general inquiries, including interview requests, please contact:

Avril Sequeira, Director of Public Relations
[email protected]
416-306-2387

Kristin McKinnon, Publicist and Content Producer
[email protected] 
416-306-2383


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PRESS RELEASES

  • THE QUEEN IN ME RECLAIMS SPACE ON STAGE, IMAGINES NEW POSSIBILITIES FOR THE ART OF OPERA

    By Public Relations
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    Boundary-pushing co-production unites the Canadian Opera Company, Amplified Opera, Nightwood Theatre, and Theatre Gargantua

    Toronto - Combining comedy, opera, and plenty of drama, The Queen In Me explores the many ways that race, gender, and sexuality are represented, and often policed, in the opera industry. The co-production from the Canadian Opera Company, Amplified Opera, Nightwood Theatre, and Theatre Gargantua was created by and stars interdisciplinary artist Teiya Kasahara 笠原貞野. The production will be featured as a Major Cultural Event as part of Toronto Pride 2022; events produced for this program will be showcased by Pride Toronto, strengthening each participating cultural organization’s support of the 2SLGBTQ+ community while diversifying the array of events available to the community through the month of June. The Queen In Me runs for three performances on June 2, 3, and 4, 2022 at the Canadian Opera Company Theatre at 227 Front St. E. 

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  • CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY PRESENTS OPERA OF ALL SCALES WITH 2022/2023 PROGRAMMING

    By Public Relations
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    Season includes a chilling new production of Macbeth starring Sondra Radvanovsky

    Toronto – Three fan favourites, two riveting dramas, a new production of Verdi’s Macbeth, and an exciting co-production with Vancouver Opera headline the Canadian Opera Company’s 2022/2023 programming. This will be the company’s first full season of in-person opera since the start of the pandemic, with productions that explore storytelling of all scopes and perspectives. 

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    Posted In Press Releases
  • CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY LAUNCHES SHOWCASE SERIES WITH ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH PROGRAMMING

    By Public Relations
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    Programming kicks off May 2 with performance spotlighting Chinese calligraphy and dance

    Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company is proud to announce the Showcase Series, a new slate of programming that spotlights a variety of cultural identities through curating performance opportunities that comprise Toronto’s unique cultural landscape. In May, the company celebrates Asian Heritage Month with a month-long calendar of events that highlights the beauty of music, cultural identity, and language, and also support an understanding of the vast range of Asian communities throughout the city. 

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    Posted In Press Releases

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