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Hansel and Gretel

Ticket information coming spring 2024

COS Hansel and Gretel Poster
About COS

Crescendo Operatic Society

Crescendo Operatic Society offers affordable opportunities for singers to learn about performing in the practical setting of production. In this respect it is a unique organization with weekly rehearsals and several performances a year. The COS program incorporates singing, movement and acting as well as learning various aspects of stagecraft and offering positions in production.

COS has worked with hundreds of singers (amateur and professional), engaged many musicians, and delighted thousands of audience members of all ages and interests. Society members are from all over the world and have gone on to study and perform in major cities across Canada and the U.S.

People involved with YPOSBC
People involved with YPOSBC
People involved with YPOSBC
People involved with YPOSBC
People involved with YPOSBC
People involved with YPOSBC

Latest | News

Our History

COS/YPOSBC - our History

The Young People's Opera Society of BC was created in 2005 after several singing students complained that there were no opportunities for young people to sing and perform opera.

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YPOS is now COS

YPOSBC IS NOW COS

Young People’s Opera Society of BC is now Crescendo Operatic Society. We continue to create music with people of all ages.

General Auditions

General Auditions

We are now accepting auditions. COS provides performance opportunities to singers of all ages, on stage and in concert. Please email a video of you performing a song of your choice to Dolores Scott.
dolores@crescendooperatic.org

Children’s Chorus

Children’s Chorus

Calling all budding young singers! We are now accepting auditions for our Children's Chorus (ages 6 - 12). No singing experience is required. Please email a video of you performing a song of your choice to Dolores Scott.
dolores@crescendooperatic.org

Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

COS is pleased to announce our next production will be "Hansel and Gretel". Ticket information will be released in spring 2024 so stay tuned!

Past | Performances

YPOSBC/COS has been entertaining audiences since 2005. Here are posters from some of our past performances.

Watch our videos

Missed attending one of our performances in person? Well here is your chance to see and hear some of our talented performers. We hope you enjoy our video. Please also check out our YouTube channel where you will find more great videos of past and recent performances.

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