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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)    
Grand Salute to Bob McPhee Celebrate with Calgary Opera, Calgary Opera Chorus, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, and a star-studded cast of Canada's foremost opera performers, as we pay tribute to W.R. (Bob) McPhee, C.M., LLD (Hon) on his retirement, and new role as Special Advisor. The Grand Salute to Bob McPhee is on Tuesday October 3, 2017 at Jack Singer Concert Hall in Calgary. Tickets are...
Andrew Balfour Composes New Indigenous Opera On August 19, the workshop performance of a brand new opera by Andrew Balfour was staged. The Indigenous based Dramatic Opera; Mishaabooz’s Realm, jointly commissioned and produced by Highlands Opera Studio and L’Atelier Lyrique de L’Opéra de Montréal will have it’s premiere this fall with performances in Montréal and Haliburton. (Read more…)...
The Rubies 2017 Congratulations to the Honourees selected for the 2017 Rubies: Karina Gauvin (soprano), Yves Abel (conductor), and Michael Patrick Albano (director/teacher). This year the Master of Ceremonies will be Rick Phillips of CBC's Sound Advice.The Opera Canada Awards (The Rubies) will take place on October 30, 2017 in Toronto, ON. Established in 1999 the awards recognize and...
Show Off Your Company’s Posters! OPERA America is seeking recent production and season posters from Professional Company Members for display at the National Opera Center. Posters should measure approximately 24” by 36” and be vertical in orientation. OPERA America is especially interested in posters that feature North American works or recent premieres from the 2016–2017 season. Full-season...
Opera Europa Conference Register now for Opera Europa’s autumn conference, Opera Pilgrimage in Parma, Italy from October 12-15. Click here to register and for the detailed schedule.      
Canada Council for the Arts Digital Strategy Fund Deadline: October 25, 2017 (More info...)    
Calgary Opera - General Director Deadline: Ongoing   Made in BC - Executive Director Deadline: Ongoing   Soundstreams - Director of Marketing & External Relations Deadline: September 17, 2017   Prologue to the Performing Arts - Executive Director Deadline: October 14, 2017   Don’t forget that Opera.ca provides free job listings in High Notes as a service to our...

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