Topher and I are very excited to announce a collaboration project happening this Fall! We have combined a pretty sexy program based on Baudelaire’s Fleurs du Mal with works by Debussy,

After the Opera Atelier tour for The Magic Flute and finishing up in the COC Ensemble studio last May, I ran off to Ireland. It was time to escape and see the world again!

We travel a lot. We are often in unknown cities and if I know others in the world of opera, they have certain requirements that others don’t really think about,

“I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win.” -Michael

So that was fun. Our Ensemble Studio performance of Tito was a couple of days ago and it was inspiring and educational on so many levels. The most important being

  Huge thanks to The Arkells for being amazing collaborators, Myles Mindam for the jewels and the entire team at the COC for whipping up this incredible event!

Last night was the premiere of Christopher Alden’s Die Fledermaus at The Canadian Opera Company and we had a blast. Do try to make it out to this show; it’s

What a good looking bunch! Ladies and gents, The Canadian Opera Ensemble Studio of 2012/13. You can read about our first concert here.   

  Tonight is the COC Ensemble Studio production of Semele at The Four Seasons Centre in Toronto and I cannot wait to run around that Ming Dynasty temple in the