2016 Highlights!By Tanner DaviesPosted in Canadian Opera Company
Take a look back at some of our best moments of 2016![READ MORE]
COC GENERAL DIRECTOR ALEXANDER NEEF’S PRE-PERFORMANCE SPEECH AT OPENING NIGHT OF THE MARRIAGE OF FIGAROBy COC StaffPosted in Canadian Opera Company
Before the performance of The Marriage of Figaro on February 4, 2016, Canadian Opera Company General Director Alexander Neef shared some thoughts celebrating the freedom we have to create and enjoy the arts and the privilege to live in a country like Canada. Included in his remarks was the news of the beginning of an initiative providing access to refugees and newcomers to Canada to COC dress rehearsals and performances.[READ MORE]
The program is still in its infancy but is moving forward and we wanted to make our intentions known. The timing was such that it was appropriate to share at the opening night of Figaro. More details about the development of this new initiative will be forthcoming as plans progress.