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Reviewed July 5, 2018
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Stunning production

We just attended the opening of Anne Bolena with Sondra Ravanovsky. We heard her perform this role... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
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Jul 5, 2018
“Nice, impressive ”
Apr 29, 2018
“Stunning production ”
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Based in Toronto, the Canadian Opera Company (COC) is the largest producer of opera in Canada and one of the largest in North America. The company enjoys an international reputation for artistic excellence and creative innovation. The COC presents...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Toronto, ON 145 Queen St W | Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto, Ontario M5H 4G1, Canada
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

If you want a lavish production see the new Canadian opera " Hadrian". World class singers but not world class music. The first act was interesting colourful and more dynamic than the boring second act. Leave at intermission. On the other hand one can't argue...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice, impressive building and in the same time impressive performances of some important opera of all times.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We just attended the opening of Anne Bolena with Sondra Ravanovsky. We heard her perform this role at the Met 2 years ago. This production lacked none of the emotional impact. Voices, lighting, acting and attention to detail made this a stupendous success.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

We experienced the COC on a Sunday afternoon. We sat in $150 orchestra seats. There were two 25 minute intermissions. The orchestra blasted out the beautiful voices of the talented singers. Most patrons dressed appropriately in sport coats, dress slacks, dressy tops or conservative dresses....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

The venue in Toronto is exquisite. The story and the music were consistently very good. The performances were also very good.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

Simply Amazing! COC? You nailed it. Mrs & I saw the Ring Cycle in its entirety when Four Seasons Centre opened in Sept. 2006. Richard Bradshaw was great, as was the entire Ring Cycle. I wish CVOC would present the "cycle" again. 2017 version, first...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

I just attended a working session for Wagner's last part of the Ring cycle. Full disclosure..I enjoy opera..only one of my friends that does. My first time at a working session. Great way to learn what's happening, what the Director, Conductor are trying to achieve,...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed October 29, 2016

We took my elderly Mom to see Norma as she is an opera buff and were not diappointed with the quality of the performance and the excellent acoustics. The building itself is very nice but not beautiful as some opera theatres built many years ago...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We've been COC subscribers for 20 years. Norma was one of the best ever! If you like opera, you need to see and hear this presentation! All I can say about the lead performers and the orchestra is Bravo!

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 22, 2015

A really nice place to visit for operas. The building architecture is beautiful, the staff is courteous and shows are amazing. All in all, Canadian Opera Company offers a really enjoyable experience.

Date of experience: December 2014
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