Free Digital Programs: Culture Days 2020

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The Canadian Opera Company is taking part in this year’s Culture Days, a national celebration of arts and culture with a diverse slate of activities. At the end of each September, Culture Days invites millions of people from across the country to get hands-on and go behind the scenes to highlight the importance of arts and culture in our communities. This year the celebrations have been extended to a four-week run. For more information visit culturedays.ca.

Date: September 25 – 27, 2020
Program: Songs of Hope: From Our Homes to Yours

For the opening weekend of Culture Days 2020, the COC shares a special digital re-broadcast of Songs of Hope: From Our Homes to Yours. The intimate concert, recorded this past spring and performed by emerging artists of the company’s Ensemble Studio, features a deeply personal program meant to comfort and uplift, with every song holding a special significance for the artists.

Admission: FREE. Viewers can sign up to have the viewing link sent directly to their inbox at coc.ca/SongsOfHope

Date: September 25 – October 25, 2020
Program: Opera Makers: Activities for Young Creatives

The company’s original eight-part video series, Opera Makers: Activities for Young Creatives, will be available for the public to access throughout the entirety of Culture Days at coc.ca/OperaMakers.

Admission: FREE.

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For more information, please contact:

Kristin McKinnon, Publicist and Content Producer, email: kmckinnon@coc.ca

Davin Leivonen-Fok, Public Relations Assistant, tel: email: davinlf@coc.ca