Liz Upchurch: Celebrating 20 Years at the COCBy COC StaffPosted in Ensemble Studio
On Tuesday, May 7, we marked a special milestone when Liz Upchurch, Head of the COC Ensemble Studio, celebrated 20 years with the Canadian Opera Company! In a special performance, part of the Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre presented by TD Bank Group, she performed some of her favourite works alongside some special guests.
Operanation’s Fairytale Candy HouseBy COC StaffPosted in Operanation
On May 16, we’re transforming the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts into a glass palace with delicious eats and interactive art installations — and since this year’s Operanation party is inspired by fairytales, we couldn’t pass up the chance to combine the two and build a candy house with a façade that you can actually eat.
Meet a Donor: Maureen Shewchuk and Valerie GowBy COC StaffPosted in Meet a Donor
Maureen Shewchuk and Valerie Gow are long-time Friends members who have recently moved up into the Best Friends level of support. The pair recently shared with us what first inspired them to see an opera, why they're passionate about supporting the arts, and what "refreshing" changes they've noticed around the opera house. [READ MORE]