Past events

Figaro’s Wedding

Start date: December 3, 2019

End date: December 20, 2019


Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro
modernized, translated into English and re-staged as one of Toronto’s millennial weddings in the historic Enoch Turner School House with the audience attending as wedding guests.

with Miriam Khalil, Ally Smither, Phillip Addis, Jacques Arsenault, Maria Soulis and Gregory Finney


Start date: May 24, 2019

End date: June 25, 2019

Location: Songfest @ Colburn


Bruno is a Recipient of the 2019 Eva & Marc Stern Professional Fellowship at SongFest
Concert info to follow, see link

Carmina Burana

Date: May 12, 2019

Time: 15:00

Location: St. Joseph Church (Ottawa)

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with Caitlin Wood, John MacMaster, Ensemble Caelis Academy, Matthew Larkin, Christopher Gaudreault, Zak Pulak and Jean-Sébastien Vallée


Start date: April 4, 2019

End date: April 13, 2019

Time: Doors 19:30, Performances 20:00

Location: Theatre Passe Muraille (Toronto)


Baryton-martin in one of Canada’s greatest operas

with Danielle MacMillan, Jonelle Sills, Nathalie Paulin, Krisztina Szabó, Dion Mazerolle and Alain Coulombe

Please see ‘More info’ for a complete list of dancers and musicians (who are also staged with the singers) along with the creative and techincal team.

Oper to go

Start date: March 13, 2019

End date: March 14, 2019

Time: 19:00

Location: Holzfoyer @ Oper Frankfurt

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Count Almaviva in Beaujolais Beaumarchais, a truncated version of Le nozze di Figaro for young adults. See “More info” for ticket details and cast info.

La bohème für Kinder

Start date: February 23, 2019

End date: March 2, 2019

Time: 13:30 and 15:30 (Feb23 and March 2nd), 10:30 and 16 (Feb 26-27)

Location: Holzfoyer @ Oper Frankfurt


Marcello in a new interpretation of La bohème in German with Puccini’s music and dialog


Start date: October 6, 2018

End date: November 4, 2018

Time: 19:30

Location: Oper Frankfurt

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Diener in Capriccio, a remount of Brigitte Fassbaender’s WW2 French-resistance inspired production of this Richard Strauss opera



A recent graduate of the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble studio program, Montréal-born baritone Bruno Roy also received in bachelor’s degree and master of music from McGill University. During his time at the COC he appeared on the mainstage as Second Priest in The Magic Flute, the Jailer in Tosca, as Louis Schmidt and Dr. François Roy in Louis RielLamoral in ArabellaMarullo in Rigoletto and also appeared in The Nightingale and Other Short Stories.


Other recent credits include Marcello in La bohème (Highlands Opera Studio), Belcore in The Elixir of Love (Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal and Opera McGill); John Brooke in Little Women and Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro (Opera McGill); Mercutio in Roméo et Juliette (Canadian Vocal Arts Institute) and L’Horloge/Le chat in L’enfant et les sortilèges (Opera on the Avalon).


This past season was marked by a german debut with Oper Frankfurt in Capriccio in addition to performing in many children’s operas (Hansel and Gretel, La bohème) and in concert with the company. In May 2019, he was the baritone soloist in Carmina Burana with the Ottawa Choral Society under the baton of Jean-Sébastien Vallée. Other recent credits include roles debuts with Against the Grain Theatre: Baryton-Martin in Vivier’s Kopernikus and Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro.


Bruno is a Recipient of the 2019 Eva & Marc Stern Fellowship at SongFest.


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