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Last month, honoured Mr. Richard Cook, the 2018 recipient of the National Opera Directors Award and Mr. Bruce Wright, the inaugural recipient of's Opera Directors Emeritus Award. Both were on hand in New York City in February for a special presentation, surrounded by opera company board members from their own communities and from across Canada. Congratulations to them both! To read more about the National Opera Directors Award, click here.

Largest Coproduction in Canadian History: La Traviata, Premieres in April

La Traviata, an all-new coproduction of Edmonton Opera, Manitoba Opera, Vancouver Opera, Pacific Opera Victoria, and Opera de Montréal will open on April 12, 2018 in Winnipeg for Manitoba Opera. This new production is the first consortium to be underwritten by the new Coproduction Loan Program, providing bridge financing for collaboration. Built in Edmonton Opera’s newly-renovated, state-of-the-art facility, The Opera Centre, the production will travel to all five cities over the course of the next two years.