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Calgary Opera - Administrative Assistant Deadline: December 7, 2017   Chants Libres - Directeur/rice Général/e Deadline: December 15, 2017   Calgary Opera - General Director Deadline: Ongoing   Canadian Opera Company – Advancement Communications Officer Deadline: Ongoing     Don’t forget that Opera.ca provides free job listings in High Notes as a service to our...
Opera.ca Announces Innovative New Coproduction Loan program Opera.ca has embarked on a major new pilot program to support Canadian coproductions by offering low interest, repayable capital to members. Coproducing is a proven strategy for opera companies to meet and exceed the ever-changing expectations of audiences and to achieve higher production values for operas than they...
Arts Day on the Hill 2017 The Canadian Arts Coalition’s Arts Day on the Hill was held on November 2, 2017. This is an annual opportunity to bring arts advocates from across the country together to collectively to speak to federal stakeholders and to talk with them about the value that the arts bring to Canadian communities. Pictured here is Opera.ca Executive Director Christina Loewen with...
Canadian Children's Opera Company Celebrates 50 Congratulations to the Canadian Children’s Opera Companys on their 50th anniversary! The ensemble celebrated on October 26, with a gala celebration concert, Ruby’s Gold. The company has shared the stage with countless opera stars over the years and the celebration included some of best stars, and many alumni returning to join the CCOC on stage. (...
Centre Stage 2017 Congratulations to the 2017 winners of Centre Stage: First Prize and Audience Choice to mezzo Simona Genga; Second Prize to bass-baritone Joel Allison, and Third Prize to soprano Anna-Sophie Neher. In addition to monetary prizes, Simona Genga receives a performance opportunity at the Elora Festival. Other finalists were: sopranos Natalie Image, and Chelsea Rus; tenor Matthew...
The 2017 National Compensation Study for Cultural and Not-for-profit Managerial and Administrative Positions The Cultural Human Resources Council and Mercer, funded by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Department of Canadian Heritage, is seeking participation from not-for-profit arts organizations to help map the current compensation and working conditions in management and administrative...
British Columbia Arts Council – Professional Development Project Assistance Deadline: December 1, 2017    
Newfoundland Opera Colloquium The Newfoundland Opera Colloquium Designing Civic Impact in Opera was a great success, attended by over 20 delegates from Opera companies coast to coast. The event opened with a beautiful reception overlooking St. John’s harbour at The Rooms and attended by Newfoundland’s Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation, the Hon. Christopher Mitchelmore. Other...
Maintaining a Strong NAFTA Cultural Exception This summer, the Canadian Arts Coalition highlighted artist mobility as the arts sector’s main priority in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Since then, we were extremely pleased to find cross-border movement of business professionals within Canada’s priority list for a modernized NAFTA. Most notably, the Canadian...
Ontario Increases Funding to Ontario Arts Council The Province of Ontario is committing $50 million in additional funding to the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) over the next four years. Additional funding will strengthen the arts sector in Ontario and support the continued success of the province's thriving arts sector. (View announcement)    

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