Competition news

The line ups for both the COC’s Centre Stage competition and the IRCPA’s Ten Singing Stars: The Next Generation have been announced.  The former, besides cash prizes, is also the principal route into the COC’s Ensemble Studio program.  The latter gets the winner an IRCPA Career Blueprint which includes three days at the National Opera Center in New York, new photographs, video and audio recordings, website consultation and mentoring with professionals.

At Centre Stage at the Four Seasons Centre on November 1st you can see:

  • Tenor Matthew Cairns of St. Catharines, ON
  • Soprano Vanessa Croome of Nanaimo, BC
  • Bass-baritone Aaron Dimoff of Owen Sound, ON
  • Bass-baritone Vartan Gabrielian of Toronto, ON
  • Tenor Rocco Rupolo of Toronto, ON
  • Mezzo-soprano Jamie Groote of Oakville, ON
  • Soprano Andrea Lett of Humboldt, SK
  • Soprano Noelle Slaney of Gander, NL

This is a gala starting with a reception at 5.30 pm.  Tickets at coc.ca.

The IRCPA concert is on November 5th at 7.15pm at Zoomer Hall.  Tickets at http://ircpa.net.  The line up is:

Sopranos:  Tonia Cianciulli, Jocelyn Fralick, Beth Hagerman, Teiya Kasahara, Kathleen Promane, Sara Schabas, Gwenna Fairchild-Taylor

Mezzo-soprano:  Georgia Burashko

Tenors:  Zachary Rioux, John-Michael Scapin

 

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