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9/15/2016

CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY PARTNERS WITH AGAINST THE GRAIN THEATRE IN PILOT RESIDENCY PROGRAM

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Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company expands its training program for young opera professionals this fall with the introduction of a residency program for emerging opera companies. As a pilot project, the COC will act as an incubator for the indie opera collective Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) during a two-year residency at the COC’s administrative offices at 227 Front St. E. in Toronto.

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8/23/2016

CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY PREMIERES BAROQUE OPERA AT ITS BEST WITH HANDEL’S ARIODANTE

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COC production delivers dream cast for tale of conflict between love and duty

Toronto – The work of George Frideric Handel, a supreme artist of the Baroque era, returns to the Canadian Opera Company stage this fall in the long awaited company premiere of Ariodante. This new COC co-production is staged by celebrated theatre and opera director Richard Jones with a cast led by two opera stars: British mezzo-soprano Alice Coote and Canadian soprano Jane Archibald. COC Music Director Johannes Debus conducts the piece heralded as Baroque opera at its best. Ariodante runs for seven performances on October 16, 19, 22, 25, 27, 29 and November 4, 2016.

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7/19/2016

BEN HEPPNER RETURNS TO HOST CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY’S ANNUAL CENTRE STAGE GALA

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Toronto – When this year’s aspiring opera stars take to the stage of Toronto’s Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts to compete in the Ensemble Studio Competition at the Canadian Opera Company’s annual Centre Stage gala, they’ll do so with legendary Canadian tenor and CBC Radio personality Ben Heppner in attendance. One of the finest dramatic tenors in the world, Heppner returns on November 3, 2016 to host Centre Stage for the second time since the gala launched in 2013. The grand event is the COC’s premier fundraiser and an inspiring night to discover and celebrate the next generation of Canadian opera stars.

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