Meet the 2019 Ensemble Studio Competition FinalistsBy COC StaffPosted in Ensemble Studio Competition
After a months-long, nationwide search, we’ve invited seven rising stars from across the country to compete in the COC’s annual Ensemble Studio Competition. At stake are cash prizes and coveted invitations to join the prestigious COC Ensemble Studio, Canada’s premier training program for up-and-coming opera stars.
We asked our finalists about their love of opera (and their lives outside of it!):
Sweet Harmony: Harnessing the Power of Music and MindfulnessBy Madison ArsenaultOur audiences know first-hand the uplifting power of live performance. But anyone with a radio, a playlist, or a record player can also vouch for the incredible ability for a simple song to change your mood and promote a healthier sense of well-being. Inspired by this physical connection, the COC created the Music and Wellness series. Throughout the year, we’ll explore how the body and mind interact with music through lectures and recitals, as well as hands-on activities, like yoga and sing-alongs, that put musical theory into practice.Posted in Music and Wellness
Video Roundup: TurandotBy COC StaffPosted in 19/20[READ MORE]
Explore the music and visual design of our "totally thrilling" (Globe and Mail) and "powerfully imaginative" (Opera Canada) new production of Puccini's Turandot.