An exciting series of public events which connect you with the artists who make opera happen.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 7-8:15 p.m. – Ben Heppner in conversation
Location: The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St. (north of Bloor Street)
Tickets: FREE with pre-registration
Toronto Reference Library Star Talks at the Appel Salon. Renowned Canadian tenor Ben Heppner discusses his global career with Richard Ouzounian, including his hotly anticipated appearance at the COC this October as the title character in Peter Grimes, Benjamin Britten's 20th-century operatic masterpiece.
FREE tickets can be booked in advance starting August 28, 2013 by registering at www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/appelsalon.
Wednesday October 2, 2013. 12:15 p.m. AND 1:15 p.m. – La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini
Location: Waterfall Stage, First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, Toronto
For this FREE, lunch-time event, CBC Radio’s Brent Bambury introduces COC artists Joyce El-Khoury (soprano), Simone Osborne (soprano), Adam Luther (tenor), Cameron McPhail (baritone), accompanied by Anne Larlee on piano as they explore Puccini's beloved romantic opera, La Bohème – presented in a new production on the COC mainstage this fall. The event will include well-known arias, duets and ensembles from Puccini's opera.
Purchase tickets for $22 to all of our operas!