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Performer: Canadian Opera Company Chorus

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TorontoTurandotNew production

Puccini: Turandot
Carlo Rizzi; Robert Wilson; Canadian Opera Company; Stephanie Engeln; Jacques Reynaud; Tamara Wilson; Marjorie Owens

TorontoRusalkaNew production

Dvořák: Rusalka
Johannes Debus; Sir David McVicar; Canadian Opera Company; John Macfarlane; Moritz Junge; Sondra Radvanovsky; Pavel Černoch

TorontoThe Barber of Seville

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Speranza Scappucci; Joan Font; Canadian Opera Company; Joan Guillén; Vito Priante; Emily D'Angelo

TorontoHänsel und GretelNew production

Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
Johannes Debus; Joel Ivany; Canadian Opera Company; S. Katy Tucker; Ming Wong; Emily Fons; Simone Osborne

TorontoAida

Verdi: Aida
Jader Bignamini; Tim Albery; Canadian Opera Company; Hildegard Bechtler; Jon Morrell; Tamara Wilson; Russell Thomas
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A briskly conducted Bohème revived in Toronto

Miriam Khalil (Mimì) and Joshua Guerrero (Rodolfo) © Michael Cooper
The COC's revival production of Puccini's La bohème is an enjoyable trip to the opera but it won't blow your socks off.
***11
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Outstanding singing in COC’s Così fan tutte

Così fan tutte © Michael Cooper
Despite an abundance of incongruous symbols, this Toronto performance was remarkable for its outstanding singing.
****1
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Robert Carsen's Eugene Onegin ages gracefully at COC

Joyce El-Khoury (Tatyana) © Michael Cooper
Robert Carsen's Eugene Onegin was binned by the Met but works wonderfully in its revival by the Canadian Opera Company COC with high class singing and acting from a young, engaging cast.
****1
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Crisper, tighter, more relevant: Alden's Rigoletto at the COC

Roland Wood (Rigoletto) © Michael Cooper
Christopher Alden’s production of Verdi’s Rigoletto returned to Toronto tighter, more focussed and with fewer dramatic incongruities. Add to this that every aspect of the music making was top notch and it made for a fine evening at the theatre.
****1
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A passionate approach to Madama Butterfly

The Canadian Opera Company's popular production of Puccini's beloved opera returns, its beauty intact and more beguiling than ever, with a powerful lead performance by soprano Patricia Racette.
****1
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