The Chorus of Peter Sellars' Hercules at Canadian Opera Company

For the Love of Opera: Hercules

Peter Sellars’ Hercules is an emotionally charged and poignant piece. (l-r) David Daniels as Lichas (in background), Richard Croft as Hyllus, Lucy Crowe as Iole and Kaleb Alexander as Soldier in the...
(l-r) Adrianne Pieczonka as Amelia, Dimitri Pittas as Riccardo, Roland Wood as Renato, Simone Osborne as Oscar (in swan dress), Evan Boyer as Samuel and Giovanni Battista Parodi as Tom in a scene from the Canadian Opera Company production of A Masked Ball, 2014.

For the love of Opera: Verdi’s A Masked Ball

Adrianne Pieczonka as Amelia helps save this production of Verdi's A Masked Ball The Canadian Opera Company’s production of Giuseppe Verdi’s A Masked Ball, (Un ballo in maschera) was musically...
A scene from the Canadian Opera Company’s new production of Così fan tutte, 2014. Conductor Johannes Debus, director Atom Egoyan, set and costume designer Debra Hanson, and lighting designer Michael Walton. Photo: Michael Cooper

Canadian Opera Company’s Così fan tutte

Così fan tutte Or, The School for Lovers The Canadian Opera Company’s production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte is easily an entertaining and engaging experience for seasoned opera lovers and newcomers...
Dimitri Pittas as Rodolfo and Grazia Doronzio as Mimì in the Canadian Opera Company production of La Bohème, 2013. Conductor Carlo Rizzi, director John Caird, set and costume designer David Farley, and lighting designer Michael James Clark. Photo: Michael Cooper

For the love of Opera: Puccini’s La Bohème

These Bohemian bachelors are handsome and available for 12 performances at the COC. Classics are classics for a reason—they are timeless, wonderful little masterpieces that resonates with the people....