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Honeybee Update


The honeybees that live on the roof of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts have a great view, but they’re probably too busy to notice it. Beekeeper Fred Davis reports that about 150 pounds of honey have been collected so far from the Four Seasons Centre hives. One thing he’s noticed is that the honey that has been produced this year is darker and this indicates that it's gathered more from flowering trees and bushes and less from flowers. This same darker honey is being gathered from other downtown Toronto hives as well.


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Artist Basics: Russell Braun

2014/2015 marks quite a season for Russell Braun! The Toronto-based, internationally acclaimed baritone performed a full summer of concerts and recitals across North America and Europe, then made his role debut as Ford in the COC's production of Falstaff in the fall – and now he takes on Mozart’s legendary womanizer, Don Giovanni. 


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Free Concert Series Highlights for December

Ballet Jorgen in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre

The weather outside is certainly frightful, but our concerts this December are absolutely delightful! Make your way to Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre this month for some performances that will fill you with festive cheer. 


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