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From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell, Toronto – Part II

by Jonathan Pell

Getting up at 3:30 this morning to catch a 6:30 a.m. flight in order to get back to Dallas in time for this afternoon’s matinee at the Dallas Symphony was a challenge, but fortunately yesterday’s LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR at the Canadian Opera was a late afternoon matinee! The production was staged by David Alden and […]

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell, Vancouver and Toronto

by Jonathan Pell

Last week I was in Vancouver for the annual conference of Opera America, the service organization for opera companies throughout North America. The event consists of several days of meetings, seminars and presentations and is held in a different city every year.  Last year we were in Philadelphia, and previous conferences were in Boston and […]

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell

by Megan Meister

I arrived yesterday afternoon in Toronto for a Saturday performance that oddly began at 4:30 in the afternoon.  Apparently this is one of the Canadian Opera Company’s most popular subscription series, and I must confess that I like the idea of it starting late enough in the day to run my Saturday errands and still […]