Opera Express: Valentine’s Edition

Opera Express: Valentine’s Edition

Join the COC, in partnership with Union Station, in celebrating Valentine’s Day with the Opera Express Series. Karine White and Ross Mortimer return to perform five of Opera’s most famous arias; paired with a curated combination of complimentary chocolate and flowers.

Join us on February 14th from 6:00pm in the West Wing, in the heart of Union Station.

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About the artists:

Karine White

Praised for her stage presence, Montreal born Soprano Karine White is passionate about the performing arts. An active and versatile artist, she enjoys both performing and teaching voice, dance and drama. Some favourite opera credits include: Adele in Die Fledermaus, Lady with a Hand Mirror in Postcard from Morocco, Josephine in HMS Pinafore and also Witch and Second Lady in Dido and Aeneas, for which she has be nominated for a Dora Mavour Moore Award. When not on stage or in rehearsal, she can be found teaching Movement Classes at the University of Toronto, collaborating with the Canadian Opera Company as a Teaching Artist and pursuing a Masters of Teaching at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE, University of Toronto).

Ross Mortimer

Ross Mortimer is a tenor based out of Toronto. He has been a member of the COC chorus since 2019, the same year he completed an Artist Diploma at the Glenn Gould School of Music. Ross completed his Bachelors of Music at Western University under the tutelage of Christiane Riel and Torin Chiles. His singing has brought him across Canada in leading roles and workshops, and also to Italy with performances of Count Belfiore in Lucca, Italy, in Mozart’s La Finta Giardiniera. He is excited to be returning to the Conservatory this year as their Vocal Scholar, and will be performing the leading role of Bill in Jonathan Dove’s Flight in March 2023 at Koerner Hall. As a lover of art song, he will also be performing recitals this season in Toronto and his hometown of London.

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Feb 14 2023


6:00 pm - 6:30 pm