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Register Now for the Newfoundland Opera Colloquium Registration is now open for Opera.ca’s Newfoundland Opera Colloquium in St. John’s Newfoundland, September 7-10, 2017.   The Colloquium called Designing Civic Impact in Opera will explore tools, practices and protocols to deepen civic engagement, increase diversity and equity, and provide possible solutions to the question: What role can...
Arts in a Digital World Recap Last Spring, the Canada Council for the Arts invited the arts and culture community to Montreal, to participate in a national summit on the Arts in a Digital World. The next steps are up to artists and organizations. The Canada Council will provide assistance and support for digital initiatives with the new $88.5-million Digital Strategy Fund, from 2017-2021,...
2017 Dora Award Winners Congratulations to Tapestry Opera and Canadian Opera Company, on their 2017 Dora Mavor Moore Award wins!   Tapestry Opera received 5 Dora Awards for Rocking Horse Winner: - Outstanding Production - Outstanding Direction to Michael Mori - Outstanding Performance - Male to Asitha Tennekoon - Outstanding Performance - Ensemble - Outstanding Lighting Design to Michelle...
Tracy Dahl named to the Order of Canada Congratulations to soprano Tracy Dahl, who has been named to The Order of Canada. The Order of Canada is considered one of the country's highest civilian honours. It was created in the centennial year of 1967 to recognize outstanding achievement and service to the community. The Order of Canada marks its 50th anniversary this year with 99 new appointments...
MCANA Award for Best New Opera   Last fall, the Music Critics Association of North America (MCANA) announced the creation of the MCANA Award for Best New Opera, to be given annually each spring. The award honours musical and theatrical excellence by the composer and librettist of an opera that received its world premiere in North America during the preceding calendar year.   The...
  Calgary Opera - General Director Deadline: Ongoing     Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir - Development Director Deadline: August 11, 2017   Canadian Opera Company - Adult Programs Manager, Education and Outreach Deadline: July 25, 2017     Don’t forget that Opera.ca provides free job listings in High Notes as a service to our members! Just send any...
Announcing The Newfoundland Opera Colloquium - Designing Civic Impact in Opera   Opera.ca is excited to announce details about the 6th biannual Opera Colloquium, Designing Civic Impact in Opera, in St. John’s Newfoundland, September 7-10, 2017.   Part think tank, workshop, and capacity-building program, the Colloquium will explore tools, practices and protocols to deepen civic...
Investing in Opera in Vancouver The Honourable Dr. Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament (Vancouver Centre), on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced a matching grant of $1,077,694 to the Vancouver Opera Foundation, in support of Vancouver Opera. The Government of Canada is providing this funding to the Vancouver Opera Foundation as part of a...
Return of Opera in the Village Calgary Opera has announced the return of Opera in the Village, Canada’s only outdoor summer opera festival, in a brand-new location at ENMAX Park. The festival features a production of South Pacific by Rodgers & Hammerstein, a one-act opera of Cinderella based on music by Rossini & Massenet, and an array of free musical...
LAMP announces Rossini Opera Academy   The Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance (LAMP) has just announced the 2017 Rossini Opera Academy.   This two-week seminar, directed by Daniela Barcellona, is open to young professional singers and Rossini scholars. Participants will perform Tancredi and A Venetian Farce. Application Deadline: August 1, 2017 (Learn more...)      ...

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