Opera Connect

Casual. Informative. Real.

An exciting series of public events which connect you with the artists who make opera happen.



Wednesday, January 18, 2017. 12:15 p.m. AND 1:15 p.m. – The Magic Flute Highlights

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 Kirsten MacKinnon (soprano - Pamina), Owen McCausland (tenor - Tamino) and Phillip Addis (baritone - Papageno) accompanied by Stéphane Mayer on piano as they perform arias, duets and ensembles from Mozart's perennially popular The Magic Flute

(l – r) Lauren Segal as the Third Lady, Wallis Giunta as the Second Lady, Betty Waynne Allison as the Third Lady and Michael Schade as Tamino (lying down) in a scene from the Canadian Opera Company production of The Magic Flute, 2011. Photo: Michael Cooper

February 15, 2017 Götterdämmerung: The Singers’ Roundtable

Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 8-10 p.m. – "Götterdämmerung: The Singers’ Roundtable"

The COC partners with the Toronto Wagner Society to present an opportunity to meet some of the world’s great Wagnerian singers who appear in the company’s production of Götterdämmerung. The singers will share stories from their careers, reflect on Wagner’s music, and discuss what it takes to perform some of the most masterful and challenging music ever written.

Location: Jackman Studio, 227 Front Street East, Toronto (enter at doors marked '227'; take elevator to 2nd floor)

Tickets: Tickets: $20 cash at door (free for Toronto Wagner Society members)
Space is limited – reserve your tickets in advance by emailing: torontowagner@yahoo.com 

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Image: Brünnhilde on Grane leaping onto the funeral pyre of Siegfried by Arthur Rackham (1911)


(l – r) Ambur Braid, Edgar Ernesto Ramirez, Cameron McPhail and Charlotte Burrage. First Canadian Place, April 10, 2014. 

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