In the News
CCOC EARNS 3 DORA AWARD NOMINATIONS
The Canadian Children's Opera Company is proud to announce that our two most recent productions, The Monkiest King (premiered in 2018) and The Snow Queen (2019 cast performance) have been nominated for 3 Dora Mavor Moore Awards.
Awards will be handed out on June 25.
2019/2020 Auditions Underway
April 24, May 29, and June 1
Do you love to sing and act? Are you excited about participating in professionally staged productions?
We are always looking for children and youth who share our love for music, performance, and dramatic storytelling.
If you are interested in being part of this exciting organization, apply now!
The 2019 Mainstage Production:
Music by John Greer
Libretto by Jeremy James Taylor
A young girl, Gerda, embarks on a challenging journey to the far north to rescue her friend Kai from the clutches of the Snow Queen. Along the way, she meets a series of magical characters that variously help or hinder her quest.
The CCOC raised over $36K at our first annual Operathon at the Distillery District on November 28th.
CCOC on CBC
Earlier this fall, CCOC chorister, Maddy Ringo-Stauble, performed in the COC's new opera Hadrian, written by Rufus Wainwright and Daniel McIvor.
CBC/Radio-Canada aired a recording of Hadrian on CBC's Saturday Afternoon at the Opera (CBC R2 Opera) on November 24 at 1pm. Congratulations Maddy.
The CCOC and Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. Announce Partnership
The Canadian Children's Opera Company is pleased to announce a partnership with Yamaha Canada Music Ltd. to start a choir at the brand new Yamaha Music School in Markham, Ontario. The Apprentice/Intermediate level chorus will be conducted by Lynn Janes, accompanied by Tina Faye, and have drama coaching by Autumn Smith on Wednesday evenings from 5-6:30pm. The brand new state-of-the-art music school had its grand opening on September 10th and is located at 169 Enterprise Blvd. in Markham.
To download an information package, click HERE.
CCOC Sang the National Anthems at the Blue Jays Game
September 21, 2018
World Premiere Opera Debuted May 2018