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Opera.ca Welcomes New Educational Producing Affiliates We are pleased to welcome our new Educational Producing Affiliates who joined Opera.ca in conjunction with our Educational Summit held this September in Montreal. The event was an informative and eye-opening experience for everyone involved, and we are thrilled to be working with a number of new Educational Producing Affiliate members who...
COC’s Centre Stage: A Night of Voices Congratulations to all the finalists who competed in the Canadian Opera Company’s Centre Stage: A Night of Voices on November 1, 2018. The judges did not have an easy decision, and the competition was fierce. This year's winners: first prize was awarded to Matthew Cairns (tenor), second prize to Vartan Gabrielian (bass-bartione), third prize to Jamie Groote (...
Opera Grants for Female Composers Applications are now open for Discovery Grants of up to $15,000 from female composers able to document their ability to compose theatrical works for the trained voice and instrumental ensemble. Intent to apply deadline: November 28, 2018 (Learn more)      
COSI-Centre For Opera Studies In Italy Applications are open for the July 2019 Opera Training Intensive in Sulmona, Italy. Apply by January 15, 2018. (Learn more)     Join the Canadian Arts Coalition The Research and Policy Committee of the Canadian Arts Coalition is recruiting new members for their 6 working groups. The 6 volunteer groups are: - Financing research - Equity, Diversity...
Education and Artist Training Summit: Opera’s Changing Worlds Thank you to all the participants of Opera.ca’s Education and Artist Training Summit. The summit was an overwhelming success and with over 120 participants, it was not only Opera.ca’s largest event to date,  but also the most multi-generational! A huge thank you to Opera McGill, Opéra de Montréal and Musique 3 Femmes, as...
Manitoba Opera's Tribute to Gail Asper Congratulations to Manitoba Opera, their Gala Reception honouring Winnipeg philanthropist Gail Asper is company’s most successful fundraising event in its 46-year history. The Gala paid tribute to Asper’s exemplary leadership as a philanthropist and visionary whose conviction inspires others to serve, to give, and to make our community a better place. The...
Opera in the 21st Century This residency is a performance-based, collaborative training experience for emerging opera professionals. This year will feature the works No One's Safe (a Mozart Murder Mystery) by Canadian composer Nicole Lizée with stage direction by Joel Ivany, Silent Light written by composer Paola Prestini and librettist Royce Vavrek, La bohème (Against the Grain Theatre’s...
Jeremy Dutcher wins the 2018 Polaris Music Prize Congratulations to Jeremy Dutcher on winning the prestigious 2018 Polaris Music Prize for his album, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa. A member of the Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick, he beat out nine other albums for the $50,000 grand prize and is the first east coast act to win the award in its 12 year history. Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa uses 100...
OPERA America Innovation Grants Innovation Grants from OPERA America support Professional Company Members in implementing innovative projects in opera’s most important areas of practice, including artistic vitality, audience experience, organizational effectiveness and community connections. Intent to apply deadline: November 8, 2018. Click here to learn more.      
The Rubies 2018 Congratulations to the Honourees selected for the 2018 Rubies: Wayne Gooding (opera educator and former editor of Opera Canada), Dominique Labelle (soprano and vocal pedagogue), and Alexander Neef (General Director of Canadian Opera Company and Artistic Director of Santa Fe Opera). The Opera Canada Awards (The Rubies) will take...

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