A subversive comedy from one of history’s greatest composers, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaroreturns to the COC stage this winter to serve up opera’s most profound music! This masterpiece unfolds over the course of one crazy day as Figaro and Susanna, both servants in an aristocratic household, get ready for their wedding day, all while navigating the unexpected twists and turns of romantic attraction.
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Canadian soprano Karoline Podolak took home First Prize and the Audience Choice Award at the Canadian Opera Company’s Centre Stage: Ensemble Studio Competition last night at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The evening marked the grand finale of a national search for Canada’s top young opera singers, all of whom were vying for cash prizes and the chance to be invited for a coveted spot in the company’s prestigious Ensemble Studio training program. In a COC first, the annual event in support of the company’s Ensemble Studio was live-streamed to audiences across the country, providing an unparalleled platform for the young artists to share their talent.