Our production of Die Walküre was hotly anticipated with big expectations! On January 31st, those expectations were met with cheers to the rafters of the Four Seasons Centre and showering praise from critics both at home and abroad! Take a look at some of the reactions & reviews in our latest Storify.
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Soprano Christine Goerke has been one of the opera singers in the past year to create the most buzz. She's Musical America's Vocalist of the Year for 2015, has performed in major opera houses across the world, and has a Grammy under her belt! Read on to learn more about her amazing career thus far.
What she’s doing with us: Christine stars in Die Walküre as Brünnhilde, a goddess and daughter of Wotan, ruler of Valhalla. This marks her much-anticipated debut in a fully staged production of the opera. She will also be returning to sing as Brünnhilde in the COC's upcoming productions of Siegfried in 2016 and Götterdämmerung in 2017.
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Director Dmitri Tcherniakov's modern vision for the Canadian Opera Company's production of Don Giovanni opened on January 24th, presenting a challenging and innovative approach to the classic opera. We delve into some of the interesting discussion fueled by the show in our latest Storify.
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Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001