OCSM (the Organization of Canadian Symphony Musicians) is the voice of Canadian professional orchestral musicians. OCSM's mission is to uphold and improve the working conditions of professional Canadian orchestral musicians, to promote communication between its members, and to advocate on behalf of the Canadian cultural community.
OCSM is a conference of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM) representing approximately 1100 musicians working under collective agreements in twenty Canadian orchestras. Together with other players' conferences (ICSOM, ROPA, RMA, and TMA), we work with the AFM to improve conditions across the continent.
L’ OMOSC (Organisation des musiciens d'orchestre symphonique du Canada) est la voix des musiciens d'orchestre professionnels canadiens. La mission de l'OMOSC consiste à maintenir et à améliorer les conditions de travail des musiciens d'orchestre professionnels du Canada, à favoriser la communication entre ses membres et à promouvoir les intérêts de la communauté culturelle canadienne.
L'OMOSC est une association reliée à la Fédération américaine des musiciens des Etats-Unis et du Canada (FAM) qui représente les musiciens symphoniques professionnels du Canada. L'OMOSC compte vingt orchestres membres et regroupe environ 1100 musiciens liés par une convention collective. De concert avec d'autres conférences de musiciens (ICSOM, ROPA, RMA, et TMA ), nous unissons nos efforts à ceux de la FAM dans le but d'améliorer les conditions des musiciens partout sur le continent.
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New seasons and the rise of the supertitleThe Canadian Opera Company has announced its 2018/19 season, with six productions ranging from Mozart's Cosí fan tutte to a world premiere, Rufus Wainwright's Hadrian. The Globe and Mail previewed the season's notable performers and story lines.It's been 35 years since the Canadian Opera Company started a trend that revolutionized opera: supertitles. NPR News reported on how the projections brought a surge of popularity to the form.
Tafelmusik also announced its 2018/19 season, its 40th anniversary, previewed in the Toronto Star: it will include a new multimedia work by oboist Marco Cera and a return of another multimedia work by bassist Alison Mackay. The Globe and Mail notes the ensemble will tour the US and Canada.