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OPER'ACTUEL - Works in Progress 2019

Chants Libres is organizing the 6th edition of Oper’Actuel Works in Progress 2019 event.
Six tandems of composers and librettists have been selected following the international call for proposals. The public will be able to watch these 20-minute excerpts, performed by young singers and musicians from the contemporary creative workshops and laboratories of various universities and conservatories, during two free performances at Le Gesù-Centre de créativité in Montréal on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 17, 2019, at 4 p.m.
 

COC’s 2019 Christina And Louis Quilico Competition

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the Christina And Louis Quilico Competition: First prize to Anna-Sophie Neher (soprano), second prize to Joel Allison (bass-baritone), and third prize to Simona Genga (mezzo-soprano). Held this year on February 11, this annual competition featured the artists of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio in a free public concert performance. This year’s adjudicators were COC General Director Alexander Neef, soprano Tracy Dahl, and baritone Russell Braun. (Learn more)
(Photo by Chris Hutcheson. L-R: Alexander Neef, Judith Gelber, Joel Allison, Simona Genga, Anna-Sophie Neher, Russell Braun, Christina Petrowska Quilico, Tracy Dahl)