Annual Centre Stage: Ensemble Studio Competition

First prize and Audience Choice Award winner

The Ensemble Studio Competition serves as a final opportunity for COC artistic leadership to hear artists in the multi-stage audition process for the COC’s Ensemble Studio, with final members for the 2024/2025 season to be announced at a later date. Those invited to the Ensemble Studio will join an innovative program that, since its inception in 1980, has launched the careers of nearly 240 Canadian singers, opera coaches, stage directors, and conductors, including Gordon Bintner, Ambur Braid, Emily D’Angelo, Claire de Sévigné, Wallis Giunta, Miriam Khalil, David Pomeroy, and Krisztina Szabó.  

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Piano — Louise Pelletier

COC General Director
Perryn Leech

COC Director, Artistic Planning
Roberto Mauro

Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka

Canadian conductor and music educator
Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser

Canadian actor and director Thom Allison.