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Call for Proposals: Oper’Actuel Works in Progress 2019 Chants Libres is preparing for the 6th edition of the Oper’Actuel Works in Progress event. Composers and librettists interested in writing a new form of opera are invited to submit their projects. The selected tandems will present an excerpt from their work at Le Gesù-Centre de créativité in Montréal on March 16 and 17, 2019. New...
Soundstreams’ Emerging Composer Workshop Congratulations to the composers selected for Soundstreams’ 2018 Emerging Composer Workshop: Canadian-based composers Alexandre David, Christina Volpini, Lieke van der Voort, and Tyler Versluis; and American composers Joshua Deneberg and Pierce Gradone. This year participants will be under the mentorship of U.S. Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang and...
Wallis Giunta Wins International Opera Award Congratulations to mezzo-soprano Wallis Giunta, who won the prestigious 2018 International Opera Award for Young Singer of the Year. The International Opera Awards celebrate outstanding operatic achievement around the world in both performance, production, and recording. Ms. Giunta performs regularly in North America and Europe in both opera roles and...
Career Blueprints Applications are now being accepted for Career Blueprints, an artist service to build your personal brand and create the best package for your upcoming auditions during a three-day intensive workshop. The dates for Career Blueprints are August 22–24, 2018 & September 5–7, 2018. The deadline to apply is July 16, 2018. Click here for more information and to apply.   2018...
Canada at the Edinburgh Fringe The High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom, in partnership with the Ontario Arts Council, is organizing a Pitch Your Piece session on Monday, August 20, 2018 at the Canada Hub during the Edinburgh Festivals. This session will provide opportunities for selected Canadian theatre, dance and multidisciplinary projects to pitch their work to international...
ArtsReach Canadian Arts Marketing, Development & Ticketing Conference "Building Resilience for Today and Tomorrow." June 11-12, 2018 in Toronto ON Constituents of Opera.ca are entitled a registration discount of $180.00, and 3-for-the-price-of-1 deals when you register by June 5, 2108. Click here for more info   OPERA America Opera Conference 2018 Theme: Lifting Many Voices June 20-22,...
Manitoba Theatre Centre – Artistic Director Deadline: May 16, 2018   Toronto Symphony Orchestra – Vice-President, Marketing Deadline: May 18, 2018   RIDEAU – Adjoint(e) de Direction Deadline: May 18, 2018   Théâtre français de Toronto – Responsable du financement auprès des sociétés et fondations Deadline: May 28, 2018   Pacific Opera Victoria – Assistant Stage Manager...
Opera.ca Honours Last month, Opera.ca honoured Mr. Richard Cook, the 2018 recipient of the National Opera Directors Award and Mr. Bruce Wright, the inaugural recipient of Opera.ca'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...
Vancouver Opera Festival  Running from April 28 to May 6, Vancouver Opera launches its second annual Vancouver Opera Festival under the banner Russian White Nights. The Festival celebrates Russian composers with a Russian classic opera, a much anticipated opera premiere, a series of instrumental and vocal chamber music concerts, and much more. Click here to learn more.    ...
World Premiere of The Overcoat The Overcoat, a new opera composed by James Rolfe with a libretto by Morris Panych will have its world premiere end of this month at the Bluma Appel Theatre in Toronto, March 27-April 14.  A coproduction with Tapestry Opera, Vancouver Opera, and Canadian Stage, The Overcoat will open in Vancouver April 26- May 8, 2018 as part of Vancouver Opera Festival at the...

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