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2016-17 Season


Past Events

Oct 15, 2016

Performing the anthem at the final Toronto Argonauts home game of the season at BMO Field

Oct 22, 2016

Performing at Book Bash at Harbourfront Centre - FREE event 12pm-4pm

Oct. 29-30, 2016

Toronto Symphony Orchestra - Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton
The TSO will perform selections of Danny Elfman's celebrated film scores brought to life on stage by orchestra and choir, enhanced by the stunning visuals of Tim Burton’s original sketches, drawings, story boards, and film clips rendered in exquisite detail on the big screen. Films include Batman, Edward Scissorhands, and Nightmare Before Christmas.

Roy Thomson Hall


Nov. 27, 2016

A Cup of Kindness
Choral selections toasting the winter season.

5:00 pm

Grace Church on-the-Hill
300 Lonsdale Rd
Toronto, ON
M4V 1X4

Tickets:  $20 adult; $15 student/senior; $5 child (6 yr)
Available at the door
Advance sales:

Dec. 1-3, 2016

Toronto Symphony Orchestra - The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings in Concert
Torontonian Howard Shore’s sweeping, Academy Award–winning score for the first film in director Sir Peter Jackson’s three-picture adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy classic comes to life like never before when the TSO, a large chorus, and a cast of soloists perform it live to the epic motion picture!

Roy Thomson Hall

Dec. 15-17, 2016

Art of Time Ensemble - To All a Good Night 2
The Principal Chorus once more joins this progressive ensemble in their holiday spectacular

Harbourfront Centre Theatre

January 19 - February 24, 2017

The Canadian Opera Company - The Magic Flute (Mozart)

The depth of Mozart’s genius is evidenced by his last opera, The Magic Flute. A child-like fantasy is paired with the master’s most stunningly beautiful music. From the spectacular fireworks of the Queen of the Night, to Pamina’s anguished lament, and Papageno and Papagena’s comic antics, Mozart’s profound understanding of the human condition is given voice.  Three soloists from the CCOC will perform as the three spirits.

Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

March 2-5, 2017

Brundibar (mainstage production)

The CCOC celebrates the 75th anniversary of this charming and poignant opera by Hans Krasa.

Directed by Joel Ivany


Harbourfront Centre Theatre

April 1, 2017

Open House
Join the CCOC for a day!  Free admission.

April 22, 2017


Mulligan's Toy Shop
Junior Divisions spring production features a world premiere by Canadian composer Elizabeth Raum.

First Unitarian Congregation - 175 St Clair  Ave. W

Tickets available at the door or online

April 29, 2017

The Canadian Youth Opera Company presents a program of works inspired by the commedia dell'arte.  With the Principal Chorus.
Written and directed by Alix Sideris. 
Jackman Studio - Joey and Toby Tannenbaum Opera Centre - 227 Front St. E
Tickets available at the door or online




April 30-May 20, 2017

The Canadian Opera Company - Tosca (Puccini)
Set in Rome amid the turbulence of the Napoleonic Wars, Tosca is a tense psychological drama of passion and betrayal. Floria Tosca, a famous singer, murders Scarpia, the vicious chief of police, to save her beloved Cavaradossi. But Scarpia’s schemes outlive him with cruel and fatal consequences.  20 members of the Principal Chorus perform as the children's chorus, with two soloists also performing the solo offstage role of the Shepherd.

Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts


May 28, 2017

Spring Concert

All divisions Spring concert

5:00 pm

Grace Church on-the-Hill
300 Lonsdale Rd
Toronto, ON
M4V 1X4

Tickets:  $20 adult; $15 student/senior; $5 child (6 yr)
Available at the door
Advance sales:

July 2 - 12, 2017

International Tour
Principal and Youth Chorus tour their production of Brundibar

Prague - Krakow - Budapest




Europe Tour Performances 

Dlouhá 39, 110 00 Praha 1 PRAGUE  |  Divadlo v Dlouhe  |  Thursday July 4

7:30 PM - Performance of Brundibár




TEREZÍN  |  Informal Performance at Attick Theatre  |  Wednesday July 5

11:30 PM - Magdeburg Barracks, with John Freund in attendance 



ul. Grzegórzeca 71, 31-559 KRAKOW  | TEATR VARIÉTÉ  |  Friday July 7

7:00 PM - Performance of Brundibár


Zrinyi u. 5, 1051 BUDAPEST | DUNA PALOTA  |  Tuesday July 11

4:00 PM - Performance of Brundibár -

With special Guests

A Magyar Állami Operaház Gyermekkara – Children’s Chorus of the Hungarian State Opera 

Szent István Király Szakgimnázium Kamarazenekara – King Saint Stephen Chamber Orchestra




Media Coverage of the Tour


Dean Burry and John Freund discussing the tour

and the history of Brundibar. Hosted by CP24. 



CBC News Coverage



Tristan Winfield-Hicks was interviewed en francais by Radio Canada. 




CBC News Article



 Dean Burry and John Freund were interviewed by CBC Radio!



The Toronto Star published an article about our tour!




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