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A Tale of Contradictions: Louis Riel at the COC

I attended the May 5th 2017 performance of the Canadian Opera Company‘s (COC) production of Louis Riel. The production stars Russell Braun as Louis Riel, Simone Osborne as Marguerite Riel, Allyson McHardy as Julie Riel, James Westman as Sir John … Continue reading

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Canadian Opera Company Announces 2015-2016 Season

The Canadian Opera Company (COC) has announced its 2015-2016 season.  All performances will take place at their opera house, the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The season is a mix of familiar works, along with some less familiar … Continue reading

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Canadian Opera Company’s Un Ballo in Maschera

Four Seasons Centre (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Last night I attended a performance of the Canadian Opera Company‘s (COC) production of Un Ballo in Mashera (A Masked Ball) by Guiseppe Verdi.  It starred Adrianne Pieczonka (Amelia), Dimitri Pittas (Riccardo), Elena Manistina … Continue reading

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Canadian Opera Company Announces New Season

The Canadian Opera Company (COC) has announced its 2014-15 season. The new season sees a reduction in the number of productions from seven operas to six.  three performances are new, while the other three are revivals.  Some are the COC’s … Continue reading

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