COC Announces New Commission: The Old FoolsBy COC StaffPosted in New Commissions
The Canadian Opera Company announced today a new mainstage commission: The Old Fools by celebrated Montreal-based composer Ana Sokolović and seasoned British librettist Paul Bentley. This opera in two acts was inspired by “The Old Fools” by renowned English poet Philip Larkin.
Update: La Reine-Garçon Moves Ahead with Composer Julien BilodeauBy COC StaffPosted in New Commissions
La Reine-Garçon, first announced in 2015, is moving forward as a co-commission with the Opéra de Montréal – the first mainstage collaboration of its kind between the two major Canadian opera companies; at its helm are two exceptional Canadian artists: Julien Bilodeau as composer and Michel Marc Bouchard as librettist.