Experience the final rehearsal process of opera for as little as $15 per ticket!
Grades: Suitability varies, please see below for recommended grades
Tickets and Information: Contact Group Sales at 416-306-2356
Please note: Group rates to regular mainstage performances are also available.
Accompanying study guides will be available this fall.
Though the BMO Financial Group Student Dress Rehearsals cater to school groups, a limited number of individual tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. on the day of a dress rehearsal (5 p.m. if the dress rehearsal lands on a Sunday). Individual Student Rush Tickets to the dress rehearsals cost $15 each and are available to full-time students with a valid student card and photo ID. Tickets can be purchased in person only at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts Box Office, 145 Queen St. W., are subject to availability and are limited to one (1) rush ticket per person.
Individual Student Rush Tickets are available for dress rehearsals only. Availability of tickets may fluctuate per dress rehearsal. All rush ticket sales are final and cannot be refunded, exchanged or replaced.
Falstaff by Verdi
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 – 7:30 p.m.
Suitable for: All ages
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Madama Butterfly by Puccini
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 – 7:30 p.m.
Don Giovanni by Mozart
Thursday, January 22 – 7:30 p.m.
Suitable for: Gr. 9 to 12, post-secondary*
*Note: includes mature content. Please contact Group Sales at 416-306-2392 for details.
Die Walküre by Wagner
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.
Suitable for: Grade 7 – Post-Secondary
The Barber of Seville by Rossini
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.
Bluebeard's Castle by Bartók/Erwartung by Schoenberg
Monday, May 4, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.
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La Traviata by Verdi – Monday, October 5, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
When everything is for sale, what would you give for love? The COC’s new production sets this story of passion and sacrifice in glittering Paris during the Second Empire, evoking the social realities, rhythms, and debauchery of a rapidly changing world.
Pyramus and Thisbe by Barbara Monk Feldman
with Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda and Lamento d'Arianna by Monteverdi
Opera's beginnings merge with a Canadian world premiere. Monteverdi's exquisite, early Baroque gems are drawn from classical tales while Canadian composer Barbara Monk Feldman was inspired by the beauty, light, and colour of her native Gaspé Peninsula to create Pyramus and Thisbe (2010), a timeless story of star-crossed lovers.
Siegfried by Wagner – Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.*
The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart – Monday, February 1, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Love conquers all. Especially reason. Figaro and Susanna's wedding is jeopardized by the wandering eye of the Count, their employer. Intrigue and mistaken identities ensnare everyone in a web of passions as a sparkling cast guides us through this magnificent, witty farce. Set to music of luminous beauty, Figaro is a testament to Mozart's genius.
Carmen by Bizet – Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Carmen is an irresistible seductress who enters into a love affair with a man who, in the thrall of consuming jealousy, attempts to tame her. Underneath the alluring sun-drenched setting is a chronicle of fatal conflict as duty and obsession collide.
Maometto II by Rossini – Monday, April 25, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
In his grand bel canto opera Maometto II, Rossini unleashes his full arsenal of vocal fireworks on the historical tale of the great Turkish Sultan, Maometto, and his quest to conquer the Holy Roman Empire.
Students at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. Photo Credit: Chris Hutcheson © 2014