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Education and Artist Training Summit: Opera’s Changing Worlds Thank you to all the participants of Opera.ca’s Education and Artist Training Summit. The summit was an overwhelming success and with over 120 participants, it was not only Opera.ca’s largest event to date,  but also the most multi-generational! A huge thank you to Opera McGill, Opéra de Montréal and Musique 3 Femmes, as...
Manitoba Opera's Tribute to Gail Asper Congratulations to Manitoba Opera, their Gala Reception honouring Winnipeg philanthropist Gail Asper is company’s most successful fundraising event in its 46-year history. The Gala paid tribute to Asper’s exemplary leadership as a philanthropist and visionary whose conviction inspires others to serve, to give, and to make our community a better place. The...
Opera in the 21st Century This residency is a performance-based, collaborative training experience for emerging opera professionals. This year will feature the works No One's Safe (a Mozart Murder Mystery) by Canadian composer Nicole Lizée with stage direction by Joel Ivany, Silent Light written by composer Paola Prestini and librettist Royce Vavrek, La bohème (Against the Grain Theatre’s...
Jeremy Dutcher wins the 2018 Polaris Music Prize Congratulations to Jeremy Dutcher on winning the prestigious 2018 Polaris Music Prize for his album, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa. A member of the Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick, he beat out nine other albums for the $50,000 grand prize and is the first east coast act to win the award in its 12 year history. Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa uses 100...
OPERA America Innovation Grants Innovation Grants from OPERA America support Professional Company Members in implementing innovative projects in opera’s most important areas of practice, including artistic vitality, audience experience, organizational effectiveness and community connections. Intent to apply deadline: November 8, 2018. Click here to learn more.      
The Rubies 2018 Congratulations to the Honourees selected for the 2018 Rubies: Wayne Gooding (opera educator and former editor of Opera Canada), Dominique Labelle (soprano and vocal pedagogue), and Alexander Neef (General Director of Canadian Opera Company and Artistic Director of Santa Fe Opera). The Opera Canada Awards (The Rubies) will take...
The Leadership Intensive - Applications now Being Accepted Opera.ca is pleased to once again partner with OPERA America for the 2019 Leadership Intensive that will take place February 1-8, 2019 in New York City. Two Canadians will be selected to participate by Opera.ca. The application deadline is: September 7, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. EST Click here to apply now. For more information about...
Opera.ca Welcomes New Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez Opera.ca is pleased to welcome the Hon. Pablo Rodriguez as our new Minister of Canadian Heritage. Previously serving as the government’s chief whip, Montreal MP Pablo Rodriguez takes over the Heritage portfolio after a shuffle of ministers by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on July 18. We look forward to working with Pablo...
Manitoba Opera to honour Gail Asper Manitoba Opera will honour Winnipeg native Gail Asper for her exemplary leadership and vision with a Gala Reception on September 13 at the Manitoba Club, Winnipeg MB. She has received the Order of Manitoba and is an Officer of the Order of Canada. “Her decades of service to others have made an indelible and unparalleled imprint on Canadians,” states Manitoba...
‘The Rubies’: 2018 Honourees Congratulations to the honourees selected by Opera Canada for the 2018 Opera Canada Awards. ‘The Rubies’ annually celebrate 3 individuals for their exemplary contributions to the opera industry. The 2018 honourees are: Wayne Gooding - opera educator and Editor of Opera Canada (1994-2017) Dominique Labelle - soprano and vocal pedagogue Alexander Neef -...

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