Canadian Opera Company Announces the Return of ‘Musical Flights’

(Photo credit: Gaetz & IMG Artists) This summer, the Canadian Opera Company will once again present “Musical Flights,” the company’s casual community concert series. Artists of the COC Ensemble Studio will perform a program of operatic showstoppers that preview the COC’s upcoming productions of “Nabucco,” “Faust,” “Madama Butterfly,” and “Eugene Onegin.” A variety of Broadway hits including selections from “Oklahoma!,” {…}

Hera Hyesang Park, Midori Marsh & Andrew Haji Lead Canadian Opera Company’s January 2022 Performances

(Credit: Canadian Opera Company official website) The Canadian Opera Company has announced its 2022 January performances and online productions. “Voices of Mountains” features the world premiere of “Fire” by former COC Composer-in-Residence Ian Cusson. Mezzo-sopranos Rebecca Cuddy and Marion Newman perform with pianist Gordon Gerrard. Aria Evans is a dancer and choreographer. Streaming dates: Jan. 15 – June 15, 2022 {…}

Four Emerging Artists Join Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio for 2020-21

The Canadian Opera Company announced that four new opera artists will join its Ensemble Studio training program for the 2020-21 season including soprano Midori Marsh, baritone Jonah Spungin, bass-baritone Alex Halliday, and pianist/intern coach Frances Thielmann. Marsh has won the First Prize and the Audience Choice Award at the 2019 Ensemble Studio Competition. At the same competition, Halliday claimed the {…}