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CALGARY, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport) and Member of Parliament for Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia, accompanied by Joan Crockatt, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, on behalf of ...
Over the next four years, the two lead architects will work to deliver the Chinese Opera House occupying 13,800 square metres at the eastern edge of the district, considered the gateway of the new cultural district. Thom considers the project a bit of ...
After months of preparation, they've arrived in Toronto from across Canada to compete for a coveted spot with the Canadian Opera Company's Ensemble Studio. Bags packed with best suits and cocktail dresses, they arrived Monday with their favourite five ...

Their tales have been parlayed into theatre, television and film. We know their stories without evening realizing it. The folktales collected by the Brothers Grimm have infiltrated almost facet of Western storytelling, a feat the Canadian Opera Company ...

This unnerving encounter occurred Wednesday night as I struggled into my costume for the first dress rehearsal of Manitoba Opera's production of Verdi's Rigoletto, which opens Saturday night at the Centennial Concert Hall. It was the dramatic moment ...
Bernard Turgeon, who has sung more than 150 roles on stages around the world in his 60-plus year career, will be recognized for his "invaluable contribution" to the Canadian opera scene. He joins 53 other inductees. Born in Edmonton in 1931, Turgeon ...

For Episode 6, the “All-Blogger Edition”, we welcome back John Gilks and Leslie Barcza, and for the first time, Lydia Perovic. Hosting once again is the COC’s Adult Programs Manager, Gianmarco Segato.

No explanation for the opera – it was one of Verdi's final operas, an adaptation of Shakespeare's classic tragedy, and coming on the heels of the U.S. election, the story of a heroic Moorish general who becomes embroiled in the palace intrigues of the ...
Renowned Spanish tenor Placido Domingo will be named a UNESCO goodwill ambassador in recognition of his singing career and support for young opera singers, the United Nations' cultural agency said on Wednesday.

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