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Agility CMS Manages COC Radio Streamed Off Canadian Opera Company Website

Audio and video services have been added to the award-winning and Agility-managed Canadian Opera Company (COC) website.


Toronto, ON — October 24, 2011— New online audio-video services have been added to the Agility-managed Canadian Opera Company (COC) website,  Users of the site are now able to enjoy a variety of COC audio and digital features available in playlists and on demand, all in one place.
Visitors to can listen to recordings of company productions by the COC’s broadcast partner CBC Radio 2; enjoy interviews with singers and members of a production’s creative team; listen to podcast of COC-hosted talks, from pre-performance opera chats to Opera 101; and go through listening guides on an opera and watch specially-created production videos through Brightcove integration. “Agility manages the organization of playlist and on demand content”, said Anthony Valela, Project Coordinator at Agility. “Users can customize their listening and viewing experience, and sort content by date or alphabetically.”
The creation of COC Radio is the first step in becoming a larger online resource for opera in Canada. “By implementing more Agility CMS features we’re aiming to go beyond exclusive COC content and start joining other online sources in nurturing and cultivating knowledge of opera in Canada,” says COC Director of Marketing Jeremy Elbourne. “Agility CMS has allowed the company to organize its digital media content in one easy to find section, creating tremendous visual appeal as well as improving the overall content efficiency of”

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About the COC
Based in Toronto, the Canadian Opera Company is the largest producer of opera in Canada and one of the five largest in North America. The COC enjoys a loyal audience support-base and one of the highest attendance and subscription rates in North America. The COC celebrates its 62nd anniversary during the 2011/2012 season. Under its leadership team of General Director Alexander Neef and Music Director Johannes Debus, the COC is increasingly capturing the opera world’s attention. For more information on the COC, visit its award-winning website,
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