Upcoming -Tapestry and AtG

Toronto - Distillery District Trinity StreetTapestry Opera has announced participants for this year’s LIBLAB.  This year’s librettists participants include  playwright Colleen Murphy, Kanika Ambrose and Guildhall artist-fellows Lila Palmer and Daniel Solon. Composers joining the 2018 program are: Rene Orth, composer in residence at Opera Philadelphia, Benton Roark, composer of last season’s Dora-nominated Bandits in the Valley, Ian Cusson August Murphy-King. The 2018 LIBLAB ensemble will be led by musical directors Jennifer Tung and Andrea Grant and director Michael Hidetoshi Mori.  Singers include soprano Teiya Kasahara, mezzo-soprano Stephanie Tritchew, tenor Keith Klassen, and baritone Peter McGillivray. 

 The results of LIBLAB will be presented September 13th-16th, in the Ernest Balmer Studio as Tapestry Briefs: Tasting Shorts, a program of opera vignettes, expected to range from poignant and topical to hilarious accompanied by a tasting flight of tapas. 

Against the Grain gas a couple of upcoming shows too.  On August 16th at 9pm at the Amsterdam Bicycle Club it’s another Opera Pub night.  That one is free and it’s sort of a prelude to a concert in the garden behind the COC offices on the 19th at 3pm featuring the artists from the AtG Summer Intensive Programme.  Tickets are $35 and include refreshments.  Tickets here.

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