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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MUST-SEE, ALL-STAR CAST HEADLINES COC’S BLOCKBUSTER CARMENBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – Two dazzling mezzo-sopranos take centre stage in the Canadian Opera Company’s Carmen by Georges Bizet. The wildly popular opera draws audiences into a high-stakes game between soldiers, smugglers, and a superstar bullfighter, all vying for the attention of fiercely independent Carmen. Two-time Grammy Award-winner J’Nai Bridges makes her COC debut, sharing the title role with Metropolitan Opera regular and COC Ensemble Studio alumna Rihab Chaieb. Carmen runs for eight performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on October 14, 16, 20, 22, 26, 28, 30, and November 4, 2022.
A NAUTICAL GHOST STORY SETS SAIL IN THE COC’S THE FLYING DUTCHMANBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company’s 2022/2023 season kicks off with an early masterpiece from one of the world’s greatest composers, The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner. The haunting sea legend returns to Toronto in a visually arresting production to capture audiences’ imaginations. Legend has it the Flying Dutchman has been cursed to an eternity at sea. His freedom can only come with the finding of true love, so when a local sailor and his daughter Senta encounter the ghostly ship, initial attraction leads to a high-stakes test of devotion. The Flying Dutchman runs for seven performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on October 7, 9, 13, 15, 19, 21, and 23, 2022.
SINGLE TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR COC’S 2022/2023 SEASON AND CENTRE STAGE: ENSEMBLE STUDIO COMPETITIONBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Programming features new production of Macbeth and Pomegranate world premiere
Toronto – Single tickets are now on sale for all of the Canadian Opera Company’s 2022/2023 operas, as well as Centre Stage: Ensemble Studio Competition. This season’s programming is proudly sponsored by BMO Financial Group, helping artists and creators to showcase the very best in Canadian opera.