National Ballet of Canada Announces Expansion of Emerging Arts Critics Programme
August 08, 2019
The National Ballet of Canada today announced the Emerging Arts Critics (EAC) programme will expand in the 2019/20 season to include Soulpepper Theatre Company along with returning collaborators The National Ballet of Canada, Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) and the Canadian Opera Company(COC). (more...)
COC Explores Myths And Lore In 2019/2020 Season With International Opera Legends
February 05, 2019
The Canadian Opera Company offers three bold new productions in 2019/2020 that hone in on the stories and myths that shape our perceptions and the ones that offer escape from all things ordinary. This 69th season features new productions of Puccini's Turandot, Dvo k's Rusalka, and Humperdinck's Hansel & Gretel, as well as COC revivals of Rossini's The Barber of Seville, Verdi's Aida, and Wagner's The Flying Dutchman. (more...)
Seeking refuge from a terrible storm, a Norwegian sailor encounters a ghostly vessel. The ship’s mysterious captain asks to take the sailor’s daughter as his wife in exchange for a great treasure. But what connection does this dark stranger have to The Flying Dutchman, the legendary ship doomed forever to sail the high seas? Is the virtue of one young woman enough to break an ancient curse?