Menu

Menu

the voice of opera in Canada

la voix de l'opéra au Canada

Home > What’s New

What's New

Looking for older Newsletters? You can find them in our Archive.

And the Winner is... Congratulations to all the 2018 Dora Award Nominees. Competition was fierce this year, and for the first time, Toronto’s small independent opera companies lead in number of nominations. In a lovely gala on June 25, 2018 the winners were announced. Congratulations to the opera divistion winners, Against the Grain Theatre with 5 awards for Orphee+ and Tapestry Opera with 3...
Opera Conference 2018 Opera.ca is excited to be in St. Louis MO this week for Opera Conference 2018, and convening Canadians for a conference kick-off Networking Lunch. We’ll be tweeting, taking notes, and bringing you highlights from the conference in our summer edition of High Notes. Follow us on twitter at @opera_ca, or search #operaconf. Click here for more about the conference...  ...
2018 Dora Award Nominees Announced! Congratulations to all the 2018 Dora Award Nominees! In the opera division, Tapestry Opera leads with 18 nominations, 10 for The Overcoat (co-production with Vancouver Opera and Canadian Stage), 7 for Oksana G, and 1 for Bandits in the Valley. Against the Grain Theatre follows closely with 12 nominations, 9 for Orphée+ and 3 for La Bohème. Canadian Opera...
Funding Announcement: Respectful Workplaces In the Arts In April, the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Canada Council for the Arts announced that they will award close to $552,000 to the Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC), which supports workers and employers to build better workplace environments within the cultural sector. Learn more...        
2018 Concours Musical International de Montréal (CMIM) Aria Competition An exciting night in Montréal, June 7 was the finals of the CMIM Aria Competition at Maison symphonique. This year’s Aria Division winners were: First prize to Mario Bahg (tenor), second to Canadian Emily D’Angelo (mezzo-soprano) and third to Konstantin Lee (tenor). Canadian soprano Emily D’Angelo was also awarded the...
Chants Libres: Oper’actuel Work in Progress Pairs of Composers and Librettists interested in writing a new form of opera are invited to submit their projects by Tuesday, June 22, 2018. Learn More.       The Banff Centre: Practicums Technical Direction Performing Arts Practicum Sound Technician Performing Arts Practicum Lighting Technician Performing Arts Practicum Staging...
Tafelmusik – Interim Managing Director Deadline/Date limite : June 26 juin Théâtre français de Toronto – Agent(e) de médiation culturelle Deadline/Date limite : June 29 juin Toronto Symphony Orchestra – Senior Development Officer, Maestro's Club Deadline/Date limite : June 29 juin Toronto Symphony Orchestra – Senior Manager of Corporate Partnerships/...
Opera.ca participates in World Opera Forum In April, Opera.ca Executive Director Christina Loewen led a Canadian delegation of opera company representativesincluding: Cheryl Hickman, Michael Mori, Ian Rye, Evan Hazell, Patrick Corrigan, and Michel Beaulac in the first ever World Opera Forum in Madrid. Hosted by Teatro Real and organized by Opera Europa, OPERA America, and OperaLatinoAmerica, the...
Canadian Heritage Standing Committee Gender Parity The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage is studying gender parity in senior positions and boards of directors of arts organizations in Canada. Opera.ca Executive Director Christina Loewen was a witness at the opening meeting on May 1 in Ottawa, Ontario. Recommendation made included the need for gender parity analysis and research to best...
Ontarians for the Arts – Arts Action Now In the lead-up to the Ontario provincial election on June 7, Ontarians for the Arts, a new inclusive, non-partisan movement intent on promoting the benefits of the arts in Ontario, have launched Arts Action Now, their primary activism vehicle. The movement is looking for insightful, knowledgeable and a proactive community leaders who can volunteer as arts...

Pages