The end of OMEP and beginning of ROAM

Nearly a year ago, recognizing the special and unprecedented challenges facing the opera sector as a result of COVID19,  Association for Opera in Canada announced the creation of the Opera Membership Extension Policy (OMEP). This Policy, expiring October 13, has allowed hundreds of…

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Opera Artist Emergency Relief Fund

The Association for Opera in Canada’s Opera Artist Emergency Relief Fund provides urgent funds to opera artists experiencing immediate cash shortages for basic necessities as a result of lack of opportunities to work due to mass cancellations and COVID-19. We…

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Domoney Artists Opera Breaks

Domoney Artists Opera Breaks Our producing opera companies are not the only ones going digital during these times. Explore how Domoney Artists Management, pivoted to becoming a producer of Opera Breaks, an exciting new online series featuring some of the…

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Opera in the Time of COVID-19

Virtual Innovation During A Global Pandemic As opera companies across Canada respond to the ongoing restrictions and event cancellations due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, they are building innovative digital solutions to engage audiences and support artists. Here are a few…

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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 Artist Emergency Relief Fund

The purpose of this fund is to provide urgent funds to opera artists experiencing immediate cash shortages for basic necessities as a result of lost engagements in the wave of mass cancellations due to COVID-19. Following our artist survey last…

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COVID-19 Resources For Artists

Last updated: May 19, 2020, 3:20pm This document was designed to provide factual information and updates on how the coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting the opera sector and for updates on resources for artists and community members. This document should not…

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