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Encounter with a New York opera specialist – Article in Toronto Star, Feb 27, 2015

Published in TORONTO STAR on Fri Feb 27 2015 By: William Littler, Music Columnist Joan Dornemann, the Metropolitan Opera's assistant conductor, heads to Toronto in March to guide Canadian singers. Strictly speaking, a career need be no more than a course through life. Where performing artists are concerned it can get more complicated. That is…

Encounter with Joan Dornemann March 27 & 28, 2015

Click to download PDF Flyer IRCPA Hosts an Encounter with Joan Dornemann, Metropolitan Opera Assistant Conductor, Coach and Prompter Location: McLaughlin Studio, Canadian Opera Company, 227 Front Street East, Toronto. Dates/Times: Friday, March 27 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm Saturday, March 28 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm SINGERS DOWNLOAD SIGN-UP FORM…

OPERA WEEK 2012 : Postponed

Due to funding cuts Opera Week 2012 is postponed until the Fall this year. We will post details as soon as they are available. See Opera Week 2011

IRCPA Presents OPERA WEEK IN TORONTO, May 5 – 9, 2011

INTERNATIONAL OPERATIC CELEBRITIES PROVIDE COACHING MAY 5-9 DURING OPERA WEEK IN TORONTO OPERA WEEK CELEBRATION CONCERT SHOWCASES TOP TALENT MAY 11 [caption id="attachment_228" align="alignleft" width="226" caption="Opera Week Poster - May 2011"][/caption] Celebrating the 65th Anniversary of La Scala’s Reopening by Toscanini. An exciting new crop of opera singers will be presented in the Opera Week Celebration Concert, Wednesday, May 11, 8 p.m. at the George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street (North York City Centre subway). They will have been chosen after an intensive week of work, by renowned coaches from La Scala, Milan and the Metropolitan Opera Company, New York, as well as representatives from the International Resource Centre for Performing Artists (IRCPA). Tickets, $30, $25 seniors and students, may be obtained from the Centre’s box office, 416-872-1111, or through Ticketmaster, More information is available at Opera Week is presented by the International Resource Centre for Performing Artists in collaboration with the Toronto Centre for the Arts, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura (Italian Cultural Institute) and The New Classical 96.3FM.

Tenor Michael Ciufo performs in Rising Star Series – January 2009

Michael Ciufo, tenor Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at the Markham Theatre TENOR MICHAEL CIUFO PERFORMS IN RISING STAR SERIES AND TAKES AUDIENCE BEHIND SCENES WITH COACHING FROM CANADIAN OPERATIC DIVAS How does an opera singer need to prepare for the world stage? Michael Ciufo is a young tenor from the GTA, already on his way…

Encounter with Regina Resnik – 2003

CAREERS IN FOCUS: "Encounter" with Regina Resnik Regina Resnik Canadian Opera Company 227 Front Street East, Toronto Saturday/Sunday October 18/19, 2003 *10-5 each day $ 200 Opportunity for 8 singers to obtain feedback, assessment & direction Invaluable for: pianists, coaches, conductors & teachers Regina Resnik was catapulted into operatic stardom in 1942 when, on 24…

Encounter with Colin Graham – November 2002

Careers in Focus Colin Graham "Encounter" with Colin Graham Artistic Director, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis Monday/Tuesday November 18/19, 2002 *9-5 each day Opportunity for 14 singers to obtain feedback, assessment & direction Invaluable for; pianists, coaches, conductors & teachers *Pianists provided: Derek Bampton, Claire Preston

An Encounter with Shirley Verrett – Spring 2001

The International Resource Centre presented Shirley Verrett An Encounter with Shirley Verrett for classical singers, coaches and pianists Saturday March 31st and Sunday April 1st, 2001 two sessions each day - 10am to1pm & 2pm to 5pm Photography generously donated by Mr. John Wilson This ENCOUNTER accommodated up to 12 participants for two sessions on…

1986 – 1998 : A Retrospective in Photos

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