Welcome to the Canadian Opera Company Media Centre. It contains resources for the media including media releases and downloadable photos of COC leadership and productions for publication where relevant. The images are available to members of the media for print and online promotion of the Canadian Opera Company and its events only.
For general inquiries, including interview requests, please contact:
Avril Sequeira, Director of Public Relations
Davin Leivonen-Fok, Communications Coordinator
NEW SLATE OF CITY SESSIONS CONCERTS ANNOUNCEDBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – Following a successful first season of supporting local artists with invaluable performance opportunities, the Canadian Opera Company is pleased to announce the return of The Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre: City Sessions. Beginning November 22, 2022 and running through June 2023, one concert will be released every month, showcasing a new artist or ensemble filmed in the COC’s breathtaking, city-facing performance space.
KAROLINE PODOLAK WINS FIRST PRIZE AND AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD IN COC’S NATIONWIDE ENSEMBLE STUDIO COMPETITIONBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – Soprano Karoline Podolak of Toronto took home both First Prize and Audience Choice Award at the Canadian Opera Company’s Centre Stage: Ensemble Studio Competition on November 3, 2022 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The evening marks 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.
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR CANADA’S BIGGEST EMERGING OPERA VOICE COMPETITIONBy Public RelationsRead the PDF version here.Posted In Press Releases
Toronto – Following live auditions across the country, seven of Canada’s most promising new opera singers have been selected to compete in the Canadian Opera Company’s Centre Stage: Ensemble Studio Competition on November 3, 2022 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. All proceeds from the evening support the COC’s groundbreaking artist development program, the Ensemble Studio.