Study Guides & Resources

These materials provide listening guides, activities and historical and thematic information for teachers, families and anyone who wants to learn more about individual operas. The materials are relevant to classroom and to Ontario Curriculum expectations.

The following study guides are for productions in the 2013/2014 season, our school tour and recent past seasons. For operas from previous seasons please visit our Issuu library. Please check back as this library is updated periodically.

For all other COC publications, visit our publications page.

2014/2015 Season


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Falstaff Study Guide

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Glencore Ensemble Studio School Tour Study Guides

The Bremen Town Musicians, 2014

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THE scorpions' sting, 2014

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The Brothers Grimm, 2013


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La serva padrona, 2013


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Hansel and Gretel, 2012

The Brothers Grimm, 2012

Isis & the Seven Scorpions, 2011

2013/2014 Season Study Guides
2012/2013 Season Study Guides
2011/2012 Season Study Guides


A Florentine Tragedy/Gianni Schicchi

The Tales of Hoffmann


Love from Afar


Iphigenia in Tauris

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