Parlando: The COC Blog

5/3/2017

The Opera That Changed My Life: Tosca

 

As we are currently presenting Puccini's Tosca, we wanted to share this Tosca-themed entry to our blog series. The Opera That Changed My Life explores the moments when people became opera lovers.

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4/28/2017

9 Things About Tosca

By Nikita Gourski, Strategic Advisor and Artistic Associate 

 

Romance, war, murder. Tosca is an operatic thriller set to one of opera's most lush and memorable scores. Do you need to brush up on your Tosca knowledge or simply want to learn more about our production? Here are 9 Things About Tosca!

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4/26/2017

Honouring Indigeneity in Louis Riel

By Gianmarco Segato, Adult Programs Manager

 

It was just one year ago that Louis Riel’s portrait was finally hung alongside those of Manitoba’s other premiers in the halls of Winnipeg’s Legislative Buildings. Although never premier, as President of the Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia he helped pave the way for Manitoba to enter Confederation—ironic given his subsequent execution for treason by the same Ottawa government determined to unite Canada at any cost. Manitoba’s small but significant acknowledgement of Riel’s key role was long overdue, but is the type of historical realignment that also informs director Peter Hinton’s new COC production of Louis Riel.

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Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001

 

 

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