A FREE and interactive series presented by the COC in partnership with Opera Canada magazine and Toronto’s North York Central Library. Each dynamic chat offers an insider’s view and balances tantalizing tidbits of opera history with guided listening, images and production insights that showcase the visceral thrill of this multi-media genre.
Location: North York Central Library, Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St.
Admission: FREE but advance registration is
Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 7 p.m. – A Masked Ball (Un ballo in maschera) by Giuseppe Verdi
Wayne Gooding, editor of Opera Canada magazine, balances opera history and guided listening with images and production insights in this exploration of Verdi's deeply human tale of forbidden passion between two very grown-up lovers.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 7 p.m. – Don Quichotte by Jules Massenet
Wayne Gooding, editor of Opera Canada magazine, balances opera history and guided listening with images and production insights in this exploration of Massenet's affectionate portrayal of literature's ultimate dreamer, Don Quixote.
Wayne Gooding, Editor, Opera Canada.
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