The Canadian Opera Company’s 12th annual Fine Wine Auction brings 300
enthusiasts together to bid on almost a quarter of a million dollars
worth of hard-to-find fine wines on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at the
trendy Crush Wine Bar (455 King St. W.) in Toronto. Hosted by CTV reporter Paul Bliss.
Guests will nibble on delicious and elegant chocolates, cheeses, tasting wines and delicacies supplied by Cheese Boutique, as well as bid on a variety of silent auction items.
Tickets to the wine auction are $85 and can be purchased online or by calling 416-363-8231. All proceeds benefit the COC.
Some of the wines on offer:
Photos from the 2010 Fine Wine Auction
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The Canadian Opera Company’s spring 2010/2011 season continues with one of Richard Strauss’s most brilliant operas, Ariadne auf Naxos. The legendary Sir Andrew Davis conducts the COC Orchestra in this masterful madcap melodrama, performed by a sublime cast led by Canadian stars, soprano Adrianne Pieczonka and tenor Richard Margison and staged by award-winning Australian director Neil Armfield. Ariadne auf Naxos
runs for eight performances at the Four Seasons Centre for the
Performing Arts on April 30, May 3, 12, 15, 18, 21, 27 and 29, 2011, and
is sung in German with English SURTITLES™.
About the Production
About the Cast and Creative Team
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The Canadian Opera Company’s spring 2010/2011 season opens with Gioacchino Rossini’s Cinderella (La Cenerentola),
a sparkling rendition of the cherished fairytale. This timeless story
of the triumph of love comes to life in a colourful storybook production
ideal for all ages, created by the Spanish artist collective Els
Comediants led by director Joan Font. Leading the COC Orchestra and
Chorus is rising young Italian conductor Leonardo Vordoni, recognized
across the United States and abroad for his musicality and
interpretation of the Italian repertoire. Sung in Italian with English
SURTITLES™, Cinderella runs for nine performances at the Four
Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on April 23, 28, May 1, 7, 10,
13, 19, 22 and 25, 2011.
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