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COC announces operas by two Canadian composers

COC announces operas by two Canadian composers

January 15, 2015
National

The Canadian Opera Company has picked two Canadian composers for a world premiere this season as well as a new work, it announced Wednesday.

"The Canadian Opera Company has commissioned a new work by a Canadian composer and is presenting a world premiere by another, it announced Wednesday.

The 2015/16 season, unveiled at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, showcases Canadian composer Barbara Monk Feldman’s Pyramus andThisbe in its world premiere.

This 21st-century opera tells the story that inspired Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet: young lovers forbidden by family to be together who die tragically..."

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