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The Voice of Opera in Canada

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The voice of opera in Canada
La voix de l’opéra au Canada

Land Acknowledgement Resource

A valuable, new resource for the opera sector on Land Acknowledgements from coast to coast, developed by Métis Mezzo-soprano Rebecca Cuddy.

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Covid-19 Artist Resources

Bringing up-to-date information and aid to Canadian artists.

Opera in the time of COVID-19

Amid news of season cancellations, Opera Companies across Canada continue to find new ways to reach audiences.

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We are the national association for opera in Canada

Offering membership to opera companies, businesses, teaching institutions and individuals, it seeks to create and sustain an environment that makes opera central to Canadian life. We work with members across the country to advance the interests of Canada’s opera community and create greater opportunities for opera audiences and professionals alike.

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News

From events to features, stay up-to-date on all news and releases of opera in Canada and abroad.

Opera in the time of COVID-19

Amid news of fall season cancellations, Opera Companies across Canada continue to find new ways to reach audiences through interactive content, virtual festivals, and outdoor socially-distanced concerts for the larger community. The innovation in the opera sector is vast and…

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Opera.ca News – September 2020

20th Anniversary brings a New Look, a New Name, a New Website – Coming Soon! 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of Opera.ca, and while COVID19 may have caused many cancellations, it has only delayed our plans for celebration. We are…

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Programs

Featuring programs and awards both onstage and off, these initiatives serve and highlight both artists and arts organizations.

Announcing the LINK Emerging Artist Program

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the brand new Emerging Artist Fellowship, the first of multiple initiatives as part of the Leadership, Innovation, Networking, Knowledge (LINK) Emerging Artist Programs. The Fellowship will identify fifteen exceptional Canadian emerging artists to participate in a year-long skill development and leadership training program.

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National Opera Directors Recognition Award

The annual National Opera Directors Recognition Award program honours one opera company board member for exemplary leadership and support on behalf of their respective opera company within their community.

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Resources and Advocacy

The Association of Opera in Canada provides a united voice to governments and policy makers at all levels.

We provide a united voice to governments and policy makers at all levels. Through ongoing relationship building, networking and appropriate non-partisan interventions, we ensure that the interests of our members and the broader Canadian opera sector are understood and considered. Through various initiatives, we raise the profile of the Canadian opera sector with its various stakeholders, including funders, opera audiences and the general public.

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