Free Concert Series: Love and its Many Forms
Date and time
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
145 Queen St W
Directions: Concerts are located in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre.
Offered in English.
Canadian tenor Josh Lovell, who has been described as “a handsome sounding tenor with a warm, liquid voice and easy high notes” (The Guardian), will join the Canadian Opera Company this fall, performing the role of Jaquino in Beethoven's Fidelio. For his Free Concert Series debut, Lovell will bring audiences through the 19th century to the present day with a series of works by Bellini, Britten, Fauré, and John Beckwith.
The Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, presented by TD Bank Group, brings artists from around the world to share their talent and passion in one of Toronto's most breathtaking and intimate spaces. The series features nearly 70 concerts from September to May and includes artists from across genres including instrumental, vocal, jazz and dance performances.
Pre-registration is not required. Attendance is first-come-first-served. Doors to the concert open at 11:30am.
- Free Concert Series Website coc.ca
Canadian Opera Company
Based in Toronto, the Canadian Opera Company is the largest producer of opera in Canada and one of the largest in North America. General Director Perryn Leech joined the company in 2021, forming a leadership team with Music Director Johannes Debus and Deputy General Director Christie Darville.
The COC enjoys a loyal audience, including a dedicated base of subscribers, and has an international reputation for artistic excellence and creative innovation. Its diverse repertoire includes new commissions and productions, local and international collaborations with leading opera companies and festivals, and attracts the world’s foremost Canadian and international artists.
The company is an incubator for the future of the art form, nurturing Canada’s new wave of opera performers and creators with customized training and support. The COC’s purpose-built opera house, the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, is hailed internationally as one of the finest in the world.