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Opera.ca's Commitment to Arts Advocacy National level advocacy is a part of Opera.ca’s core service commitment to members. Each year, Opera.ca submits a Pre-budget brief to the Federal Government's Standing Committee on Finance to help inform the development of the upcoming federal budget. Click here to read this year’s submission on behalf of the opera sector in Canada. Thank you to everyone who...
New RBC Opera Canada Emerging Opera Artist Program Opera Canada has announced a new Emerging Opera Artist Program, sponsored by RBC. Through the partnership with RBC’s Emerging Artists Project, Opera Canada has launched this comprehensive program to foster the artistic activities of emerging opera performers and companies through showcase performances. In addition, Opera Canada is creating...
The Rubies 2019 Award Honourees Congratulations to the honourees of the 2019 Opera Canada Awards; Benjamin Butterfield (tenor and vocal pedagogue), Liz Upchurch (Head, Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio), John Estacio (composer). Nicknamed “The Rubies” in honour of founding Editor Ruby Mercer, the Opera Canada Awards celebrate the talent and accomplishments of Canadians who have made a...
OPERA America The Leadership Intensive - Applications now Being Accepted Opera.ca is pleased to once again partner with OPERA America for the 2020 Leadership Intensive that will take place January 31- February 7, 2020 in New York City. Two Canadians will be selected to participate by Opera.ca. The application deadline is: September 5, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. EST Click here to apply now. For more...
Organization New York City Opera (NYCO) was famously dubbed “The People's Opera” by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia at its founding in 1943. More than 70 years later, and with its rebirth in 2016, NYCO continues its historic mission to inspire audiences with innovative and theatrically compelling opera, nurture the work of promising American artists, and build new audiences through affordable ticket...
Vancouver/UBC Opera Summit The Vancouver/UBC Opera Summit, Building New Bridges, is the first full opera sector event of its kind, combining the sectoral think-tank of the bi-annual Opera Colloquium with last year's highly successful Education and Artist Training Summit. This full-sector event will begin a holistic conversation around the future of opera and the discovery of the untapped...
Congratulations to the 2019 Dora Award Winners The 40th Anniversary of the Dora Mavor Moore Awards, that celebrate excellence in Toronto’s theatre, opera, and musical theatre sector were held on June 25, 2019. Congratulations to all the winners in the Opera Division. Once again, this year was a groundbreaking year of incredible productions.   Canadian Opera Company took home 5 awards for...
New music for Louis Riel Canadian Opera Company and National Arts Centre have co-commissioned a new work to replace the music from the Kuyas aria that opens the third act of Louis Riel by composer Harry Somers and librettist Mavor Moore. This decision resulted from a consultation process to redress the misuse of a Nisga’a song in Louis Riel and was initiated and led by Stó:lō First Nations...
Save the Date: Opera Conference 2020 Mark your calendars! OPERA America's 50th Anniversary Opera Conference 2020 will take place in Seattle, Washington from May 13-17, 2020. (Learn more)   Opera America Grants OPERA America's new IDEA Opera Grants are available to creators identifying as African, Latinx, Asian, Arab and/or Native American (ALAANA) who are able to demonstrate their ability...
OPERA Conference 2019 Opera Conference San Francisco is just around the corner and we look working to welcoming Canadian delegates to a hearty Conference Breakfast Kick-off event the morning of June 14, 2019 in the Civic Room, 7:30am-8:30am. At the breakfast, we will reveal the first peek at the Opera Civic Impact Framework in development for the past few months. The breakfast will also feature a...

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