Season Opening Party

Season Opening Party

Sept 17, 2014

In celebration of the 2014/2015 season, COC General Director Alexander Neef cordially invites you to the COC’s Season Opening party, featuring a performance by the newest members of the COC Ensemble Studio.

Photo credit: (l-r) Anya Shor, Manny Neubacher, Trinity Jackman, Victoria Webster, Tim Rostron, Consuelo Jackman. Season Opening Party, 2011. Photo: COC

Operanation: Light Up The Night

Operanation: Light Up The Night

October 16. 2014

The Canadian Opera Company presents its annual fundraising bash Operanation: Light up the Night on Thursday, October 16, 2014. Don’t miss the largest opera party in North America!

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Photo credit: Dexter Quinto, 2014. Dress by Jonathan Saunders available at The Room, Hudson’s Bay. Creative: BT/A Advertising

Falstaff

Falstaff

October 29, 2014

Falstaff’s life of sport and pleasure comes crashing down when his appetites lead to an ill-advised seduction scheme. Director Robert Carsen lovingly evokes 1950s England in this hilarious production. Ensemble Circle members will enjoy an exclusive backstage toast on stage with cast members post-performance.

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Photo credit: Falstaff, 2013. Photo: Rudy Amisano

Centre Stage: Ensemble Studio Competition Gala

Centre Stage: Ensemble Studio Competition Gala

November 25, 2014

Centre Stage: Ensemble Studio Competition Gala puts the spotlight on the opera stars of tomorrow in the second annual onstage competition and celebration featuring the acclaimed Canadian Opera Company orchestra, under Music Director Johannes Debus.

Event not included in membership, discounted tickets exclusively available to members.

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Photo Credit: Centre Stage: Ensemble Studio Competition Gala, 2013. Photo: Jenna Marie Wakani

Season Announcement

Season Announcement

January 14 , 2015

On January 14, 2015, COC General Director Alexander Neef announces the 2015/2016 season to over a thousand subscribers on stage at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, accompanied by artists and storytellers from the upcoming season.

Photo Credit: Centre Stage: Ensemble Studio Competition Gala, 2013. Photo: Jenna Marie Wakani

Don Giovanni (Mozart)

Don Giovanni (Mozart)

February 3 , 2015

In Mozart’s darkly witty masterpiece, an icon of seduction is brought to blistering life, his sexual magnetism undimmed as he faces his inevitable downfall. Ensemble Circle members are invited to join the cast for an exclusive post-performance cast party.

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Photo credit: Russell Braun as Don Giovanni in the Canadian Opera Company/Teatro Real Madrid (TRM)/Festival d’Aix-en-Provence/Bolshoi Theatre co-production of Don Giovanni, 2013, TRM. Photo: Javier del Real

EC on the Town: TBD

EC on the Town: TBD

March 2015

EC on the Town event series offers exclusive opportunities to mix and mingle with fellow members in inspiring spaces.

Photo credit: (l-r) Francis Zih, Anne Maggisano. EC on the Town: Neubacher Shor Contemporary, 2013. Photo: COC

COC Fine Wine Auction

COC Fine Wine Auction

April 16, 2015

The COC’s Fine Wine Auction is an opportunity to purchase exquisite international fine wines from private collections while supporting the Canadian Opera Company. Guests can indulge in elegant hors d’oeuvres, sample a number of different fine wines, and bid on fantastic packages in the silent auction.

Event not included in membership, discounted tickets exclusively available to members.

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Photo credit: COC Fine Wine Auction, 2013. Photo: Dave Cox

Bluebeard's Castle/Erwartung (Bartók/Schoenberg) Working Rehearsal

Bluebeard's Castle/Erwartung (Bartók/Schoenberg) Working Rehearsal

April 30 , 2015

A bride unlocks the rooms of her mysterious husband’s castle. A woman, lost in the woods, descends into madness. Robert Lepage’s ground-breaking production established the COC universally as a visionary and compelling company. This working rehearsal will provide Ensemble Circle members with an inside look at the final preparations before opening night.

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Photo credit: Malgorzata Walewska as Judith and John Relyea as Bluebeard in the Seattle Opera presentation of the Canadian Opera Company’s production of Bluebeard’s Castle, 2009. Photo: Rozarii Lynch

The Barber of Seville (Rossini)

The Barber of Seville (Rossini)

May 15 , 2015

In the perfectly paced frenzy of this riotous romp, barber Figaro helps a lovesick nobleman win the woman of his dreams. Ensemble Circle members will get the unique opportunity to watch members of the Canadian Opera Company’s 2014/2015 Ensemble Studio in their own performance of the mainstage production of The Barber of Seville. Members will also join the cast for a post-performance toast.

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Photo credit: A scene from the Canadian Opera Company/Opéra National de Bordeaux (ONB)/Houston Grand Opera co-production of The Barber of Seville, 2012, ONB. Photo: Guillaume Bonnaud

Season Closing Party

Season Closing Party

June 3, 2015

In celebration of the conclusion of the 2014/2015 season, COC General Director Alexander Neef cordially invites you to the COC’s Season Closing party, featuring a performance by the members of the COC Ensemble Studio.

Photo credit: (l-r) Rui Amaral, Daniel Faria, Maryam Keyhani, Marwan Osseiran, Nancy Jain. Season Closing Party, 2012. Photo: COC

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