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.
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AMBUR BRAID NOT TO BE MISSED IN COC’S GRIPPING SALOMEBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – A dance–perhaps the most famous one in history–precedes a macabre kiss and untimely demise in Richard Strauss’ Salome, on stage this winter at the Canadian Opera Company. Under the direction of Academy Award nominee Atom Egoyan, the ground-breaking thriller that’s shocked audiences since its 1905 world premiere has been transformed into a powerful fusion of opera, dance, and film, starring Canadian soprano Ambur Braid in the demanding title role. Salome runs for seven performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on February 3, 5, 9, 11, 17, 19, and 24, 2023. Read more
A MOZART MASTERPIECE DIALS UP THE DRAMA IN THE COC’S THE MARRIAGE OF FIGAROBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – On the night before the wedding, what could possibly go wrong? Just about everything in The Marriage of Figaro by W.A. Mozart. When a rich Count attempts to seduce his wife’s chambermaid just 24 hours before she walks down the aisle, Susanna and her fiancé Figaro join forces with the spurned Countess to deliver an unforgettable lesson in love. The satisfyingly subversive story of servants toppling nobility fittingly debuts at the Canadian Opera Company on the master composer’s birthday, with The Marriage of Figaro running for eight performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on January 27, 29, February 2, 4, 10, 12, 16, and 18, 2023.
COC CELEBRATED RETURN TO THE STAGE WITH SOLD-OUT SHOWS AND REVITALIZED PROGRAMMING IN 2021/2022By Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – At the Canadian Opera Company’s Annual General Meeting hosted from the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, the company’s 2021/2022 season was marked by sold-out shows, an average mainstage attendance capacity of 94%, and impressive growth in the company’s online community as reported yesterday by COC Board Chair Jonathan Morgan and COC General Director Perryn Leech.