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REVIEW: Chiara Isotton burns like a supernova in COC’s Medea

Isotton is riveting, offering a masterful vocal and physical performance that swings wildly from one emotional episode to the next.

By Stephen Low / May 24, 2024
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REVIEW: A new take on Don Pasquale re-imagines its lead as a cat-loving crank

If you love cats, you’ll like Barbe & Doucet’s production of Don Pasquale. 

By Stephen Low / May 8, 2024
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REVIEW: Pomegranate at COC

From ancient Pompeii to an iconic 1980s lesbian bar downtown Toronto, the Canadian Opera Company’s Pomegranate follows an epic love story of two young women in search of solace and self-acceptance.

By Tessa Maki / Jun 13, 2023
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REVIEW: Tosca and Macbeth at Canadian Opera Company

Be it the lush and extravagant production of Tosca or the brooding and eerie production of Macbeth, both operas capture the spirit of romantic opera to delight audiences.

By Stephen Low / May 15, 2023