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Toronto – Today at the Canadian Opera Company’s
Annual General Meeting, the company reported on its artistic highlights,
impressive endowment growth, growing attendance and subscription
figures, and a general financial overview of the 2013/2014 season.
“Last season the Canadian Opera Company saw tremendous growth, while
also managing a challenging financial environment,” said COC Board
President Tony Arrell. “Over its long history, the COC has never
achieved such acclaim, attracted such talent and engaged such strong
community support as what we saw last year. The COC has an exceptional
leader in Alexander Neef and the Board feels the company gets stronger
each year under his direction.”
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Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company’s Glencore Ensemble Studio School Tour returns to elementary and middle schools across Ontario from November 3 – 30, 2014. Two engaging and entertaining operas by Canadian composer Dean Burry headline the tour for 2014: The Bremen Town Musicians and The Scorpions’ Sting: An Egyptian Myth. These child-friendly operas expect to reach 16,000 students from Kindergarten to grade eight over the course of the tour.
COC Brings Music, Art and Fashion Together to Light up Every Corner of the Four Seasons Centre
TORONTO, ON October 2, 2014 — French dance-pop band Yelle
is now confirmed as this year’s special
musical guest artist performing at the
Canadian Opera Company’s 11th annual
Operanation: Light up the
October 16, 2014. In addition to performing selections from their
Yelle collaborates with artists from the COC’s Ensemble Studio, Canada’s premier training program for
young opera professionals. This year’s
exceeds expectations like never before with musical and
art performances, as well as art installations that reflect multiple artistic disciplines designed to light up every
corner of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts.
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