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OPERA America’s Leadership Intensive - Canadian Applications Opera.ca is pleased to once again partner with OPERA America’s Leadership Intensive program, which supports the most promising professionals in the field of opera administration.  Selected participants attend a one-week leadership development workshop at the National Opera Center in New York City, taking place Friday, August...
Cheryl Hickman Appointed to the Board of the Canada Ccouncil for the Arts Congratulations to Cheryl Hickman on her recent appointed to the Board of the Canada Council for the Arts. Her arrival enhances the Board's strong and vibrant leadership, strengthening the influence of the Arts in Canada. Cheryl is the Board Chair of Opera.ca and the Artistic Director of Opera on the Avalon in Newfoundland...
  CCA - Arts in a Digital World Fund The Canada Council for the Arts recently announced a new $88.5 million Arts in a Digital World Fund 2017-2021. Set to launch in the fall of this year, the fund will support short-term small-scale projects for less than $10,000, and large-scale initiatives with funding up to $500,000. This new fund was announced at a three day summit held in Montreal,...
World Premiere of new Canadian opera, Oksana G this May Tapestry Opera's brand new opera, Oksana G is set to premiere this May in Toronto. This much anticipated work with music by Aaron Gervais and libretto by Colleen Murphy, challenges operatic conventions and offers an uncompromising portrayal of human trafficking. Oksana G plays at Imperial Oil Opera Theatre in Toronto from May 24-30, 2017. (...
OPERA America Conference 2017 Come to Dallas for Opera Conference 2017 to explore the many dimensions of collaboration that can enrich lives and enhance opera’s role as an agent for change. The conference is in Dallas Texas from May 4-8, 2017. It isn't too late, click here to register! (Learn more...)      
  Canadian Opera Company: Senior Manager, Advancement Operations deadline: April 21, 2017 Senior Development Officer, Partnerships deadline: April 21, 2017 Senior Development Officer, Special Events deadline: April 26, 2017   Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity: Director of Development deadline: ongoing Vice President, Arts deadline: ongoing Don’t forget that Opera...
  As Opera.ca member companies begin to announce their 2017-18 seasons, we are excited by the scope of the productions and thrilled for another fantastic season of opera in Canada! Click on each company for more information about their exciting new seasons.       Calgary Opera Canadian Opera Company Chants Libres Edmonton Opera Opera Atelier Opéra de Montréal Opera...
Calgary Opera Announces Retirement Of General Director & CEO Calgary Opera Board of Directors has announced the retirement of W.R. (Bob) McPhee, C.M. LL.D (Hon), effective March 3, 2017. Bob McPhee has been General Director and CEO for Calgary Opera for 19 years. Over the last two years, he has been working closely with the Board with an eye on retirement. Mr. McPhee will take on...
  Vancouver Opera Announce 2017/18 Season and Festival Vancouver Opera announces their 2017/18 season consisting of a full year of adventurous and breathtaking opera, and the  2nd annual Vancouver Opera Festival, 2 weeks of opera, events, art, groundbreaking performances and entertainment. Offering an entire year of operas opening with Puccini’s Turandot, and concluding with the 2018...
Canadian Opera Stamps Canada Post has launched five stamps celebrating two significant Canadian-penned operas and three individuals who helped to put modern Canadian opera talent on the world stage. The stamps feature the Canadian operas Filumena (John Estacio and John Murrell) and Louis Riel (Harry Somers and Mavor Moore with Jacques Languirand), and artists Gerald Finley (baritone), Adrianne...

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