Dear Clients & Colleagues,
We know this is a very hard and trying time for everyone in our industry as we have been hit quite hard.
Due to the current situation with COVID-19 and recent Public Health suggestions, Dean Artists Management will be working from home as of tomorrow, Monday, March 16th until Monday March 30th and we will continue to reassess based on information we have at that time. Our business hours will remain unchanged and we will continue to service all clients and colleagues in our usual manner.
Please continue to call our office main number 1-416-969-7300 you will then reach an automated message prompting you to press the appropriate number for whichever staff member you need to reach. You will then be transferred to the corresponding agent accordingly.
We will continue to be on our emails as normal.
Extensions for agents are as follows
- Henry Ingram ext 304
- Graham Cozzubbo ext 301
- Topher Mokrzewski ext 305
- Regina Chung ext 303
We will all work together to overcome this and we will be stronger for it.
From Opera.ca :
ADVOCACY ALERT – Attention Opera Artists
Opera.ca to appeal for emergency federal support of artists and companies and your feedback is needed.
Respond by March 16 at 11:59pm EDT
Aid initiatives needed to ensure the survival of the opera sector in Canada and to provide critical financial support for thousands of artists
In light of recent cancellations of nearly all remaining engagements for the current season as well as contract teaching work due to COVID-19, Opera.ca will be requesting federal aid on behalf of the Canadian opera sector.
How are you being affected by these cancellations? We need your input to inform our advocacy measures. Please complete the following survey no later than Monday, March 16 at 11:59pm EDT.
Opera Artist Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TQSB5KK
Everyone’s feedback matters! Your attention to this urgent request will help us advocate for you and the entire opera sector.
Artists are at the heart of our art form. Without you, there would be no opera. Thank you for your assistance during this challenging time. We extend you our support and solidarity.
Christina Loewen, Executive Director, Opera.ca
Michael Hidetoshi Mori, Chair of the Board of Directors, Opera.ca
David Fallis conducts an all-Haydn programme with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony from October 7 through 10, 2020. kwsymphony.ca
David Pomeroy joins the Oregon Music Festival 2020 and sings at the Oregon premiere of Kodály’s Psalmus Hungaricus on June 21, 2020. oregonmusicfest.org
On July 6th at the Music & Beyond Festival, soprano Meghan Lindsay and mezzo-soprano Wallis Giunta sing in a duet recital “Where the Heart is/ À la place du cœur” with operatic and song repertoire. musicandbeyond.ca
Dean Artists and Pacific Opera Victoria are partnering in a new initiative to promote the vocal arts in Canada and beyond.
Presenters from Canada and the USA have been invited to Victoria to see the Canadian Premiere of Flight by Dove/de Angelis, hear singers in audition over two days and have informal discussions on topics of mutual interest.
Over 20 of Canada’s most important singers will be heard by representatives of six presenters from the opera and orchestral world.
Dean Artists Management and Pacific Opera Victoria are grateful for ongoing support from the Canada Council for the Arts.
Dean Artists congratulates mezzo-soprano Allyson McHardy and baritone Peter Barrett on their recent 2020 Juno Nominations (Classical Album of the Year, Vocal or Choral) for their work on the album “Summer Night” (Centrediscs, Naxos)! 2020 Juno Awards will be broadcast live from Saskatoon, SK on Sunday, March 15 on CBC. junoawards.ca
Hiromi Omura is Tosca, David Pomeroy is Cavaradossi, and Gregory Dahl is Scarpia in Mantoba Opera’s Tosca from April 10 through 16, 2021. mbopera.ca
Dominique Côté joins l’Opéra de Québec for Die Fledermaus and sings as Gabriel von Eisenstein from May 16 through 23, 2020. operadequebec.com