March 13th, 2017
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 the role of Special Advisor for a transitional period, as the Board of Directors conducts a search for a successor. Please direct any personal messages through Rosanna, Bob McPhee's administrative assistant.
Emily D'Angelo and Danika Lorèn Take Top Prize at the 2017 Christina and Louis Quilico Vocal Awards
On Monday, February 13, the rising stars of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, Canada’s premier training program for young opera professionals, competed in the fourth biennial Christina and Louis Quilico Awards. Congratulations to Emily D'Angelo and Danika Lorèn both claiming prizes of $4,000 each and Charles Sy who won the third prize of $2,000.