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BWW Review: The Canadian Opera Company's LOUIS RIEL - A Step in the Right Direction BWW Review: The Canadian Opera Company's LOUIS RIEL - A Step in the Right Direction
by Taylor Long - April 24, 2017

Colonization is a controversial part of our heritage, and is central to the Canadian Opera Company's (COC) new production of Harry Somers' LOUIS RIEL. The production has sparked discourse on the use of Indigenous songs in opera, the portrayal of Indigenous men and women on stage and First Nations so... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company Announces Free Events In April Canadian Opera Company Announces Free Events In April
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

In conjunction with the Canadian Opera Company's new production of Harry Somers' Louis Riel, FREE events are taking place in Toronto throughout the month of April, allowing the general public to discover this uniquely Canadian contribution to the opera world.... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company Brings Together an All-Canadian Cast for LOUIS REIL Canadian Opera Company Brings Together an All-Canadian Cast for LOUIS REIL
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

The Canadian Opera Company has brought together an all-Canadian cast, led by renowned Canadian baritone Russell Braun in the title role, for its highly anticipated revival of Harry Somers' Louis Riel. This new production of Louis Riel is co-produced with the National Arts Centre in anticipation of C... (more...)
Canadian Opera Company Closes 2016-2017 Year With TOSCA, 4/30-5/20 Canadian Opera Company Closes 2016-2017 Year With TOSCA, 4/30-5/20
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

The Canadian Opera Company closes its 2016/2017 season with Puccini's beloved Tosca. A tense drama of passion and betrayal, Tosca returns in a COC production performed with two of today's great divas in the title role: internationally renowned Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka and critically accla... (more...)