Rigoletto

When Rigoletto’s only joy, his daughter Gilda, is seduced by his amoral employer, anger and passion drive him to murder. But Gilda, blinded by a powerful and innocent love, places herself in the path of her father’s revenge, with heartrending consequences.

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The Abduction from the Seraglio

Cultures collide in Mozart’s singspiel, but real division is difficult to define. The story of European captives of a Muslim pasha in the Ottoman Empire, Abduction is ripe with the possibility of violent confrontation. But celebrated Lebanese-Canadian writer Wajdi Mouawad's direction deftly avoids caricature, and the brilliant humanity of Mozart’s characters shines in a new way

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COC Orchestra Led by Music Director Johannes Debus

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Alexander Neef General Director

German-born Alexander Neef, appointed General Director of the Canadian Opera Company in June 2008, has worked with some of the most prestigious arts organizations in the world.

Johannes Debus Music Director

Maestro Johannes Debus was appointed Music Director of the Canadian Opera Company in 2009, having already established himself in many of the great opera houses and festivals of Europe.

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      Main banner: Creative: BT/A, photography: Gaetz Photography; Alain Coulombe and Mireille Asselin in Rigoletto (COC 2011), photo: Chris Hutcheson; Opening Night Party, The Marriage of Figaro (2015), photo: Inna Yaskinska;  Alexander Seredenko, photo: Chris Hutcheson; Jane Archibald in The Abduction from the Seraglio (Opéra de Lyon, 2016), Photo: Bertrand Stofleth; Music Director Johannes Debus and the COC Orchestra (2009), photo: Michael Cooper;   A scene from the Canadian Opera Company production of Peter Grimes, 2013, photo: Michael Cooper; Members of the 2017/2018 Ensemble Studio. Banner image by Gaetz Photography; Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts (2016). Photo: Sam Javanrouh;  Alexander Neef, photo: Bo Huang; Johannes Debus, photo: Bo Huang; Sondra Radvanovsky in Anna Bolena (Washington Opera, 2012), promotional photo: Cade Martin; Olga Peretyatko in The Nightingale and Other Short Fables (COC, 2009), photo: Michael Cooper;  Operanation creative: B/TA

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