View more photos below - click here OVERVIEW Title: Airline IcarusComposer: Brian CurrentLibrettist: Anton PiatigorskyCommissioned By: Opera Breve VancouverLanguage: EnglishProducer: Soundstreams and Maniac StarRun Time: 45Roles: Role Voice Type Range ? Character Description Workermiddle-lowAn airline workerBusiness ManlowA plane passengerAd ExechighA plane passengerScholarmiddleA plane passengerFlight Attendantmiddle-highA flight attendant, dissatisfied with her jobVoiceshighSSAATBChorus
OVERVIEW Title: One Lump or Two?Composer: Glenn JamesLibrettist: Sandy PoolCommissioned By: Tapestry OperaLanguage: EnglishProducer: Tapestry OperaRun Time: 15Roles: Role Voice Type Range ? Character Description ButlerhighC4-G5A clumsy butler, in love with Lady GersteinLady Gersteinmiddle-highA3-G5An older aristocratic lady, completely unaware of what is going onLady Greymiddle-highA3-E5An older aristocratic lady, timid, with a
CAST: Rebecca Cuddy | PHOTO CREDIT: Stephen BellCAST: Rebecca Gray and Hillary Jean Young | PHOTO CREDIT: Stephen BellCAST: Hillary Jean Young | PHOTO CREDIT: Stephen Bell View more photos below - click here OVERVIEW Title: Medusa’s ChildrenComposer: Colin McMahonLibrettist: Charlie PetchCommissioned By: OperaQLanguage: EnglishProducer: OperaQRun Time: 50Roles: Role Voice
CAST: Andrea Ludwig | PHOTO CREDIT: Dahlia KatzCAST: Lauren Pearl | PHOTO CREDIT: Dahlia KatzCAST: Lauren Pearl | PHOTO CREDIT: Dahlia Katz View more photos below - click here OVERVIEW Title: Gould’s WallComposer: Brian CurrentLibrettist: Liza BalkanLanguage: EnglishProducer: Tapestry OperaRun Time: 60Roles: Role Voice Type Range ? Character Description LouisehighA♯3 (opt.
CAST: Emily Spearing, Scott Belluz, and Katherine Semchuk | PHOTO CREDIT: Elana EmerCAST: Scott Belluz | PHOTO CREDIT: Elana Emer View more photos below - click here OVERVIEW Title: R.U.R. A Torrent of LightComposer: Nicole LizéeLibrettist: Nicolas BillonLanguage: EnglishProducer: Tapestry Opera and OCAD UniversityRun Time: 90Roles: Role Voice Type Range ?
On the first warm spring day in the mountains, Olaf, a rich farmer, proposes to Runa, a poor farmer, only to discover that she is in love with the bandit Davith. Angered by this, Olaf burns down Runa’s farm, and Runa escapes up the mountain searching for Davith.
OVERVIEW Title: The WaterfallComposer: Norbert PalejLibrettist: Maja ArdalCommissioned By: Tapestry Opera's Composer-Librettist LaboratoryLanguage: EnglishProducer: Tapestry OperaRun Time: 8Roles: Role Voice Type Range ? Character Description Runamiddle-highA3-A5The motherKarl (Davith)middleC3-Bb4The fatherOlafmiddle-lowG2-B4Their neighborThe WaterfallhighB3-A5SATB ChorusThe Waterfallmiddle-highB3-E5SATB ChorusThe WaterfallmiddleB2-A4SATB ChorusThe WaterfallhighG2-E4SATB Chorus Please Note: The table above has content that is scrollable left to right.
After days of near catatonia in his cold apartment, the landlady asks Petrovich to repair Akakiy’s old coat, to no avail. Even his coworkers arrive to check in, but by then, Akakiy is unreachable. Akakiy is committed to a mental hospital. Once he arrives, the other residents encourage him to
The name day party. Everyone is dressed to the nines, but Akakiy adds up to at least an eleven. They fawn over his coat, going so far as to toast to it. Akakiy forgets to count his drinks, and ends up completely drunk. He gets lost on the way home,
Akakiy gets caught in rush hour and arrives late to find the head the department telling a sad story about encountering a homeless vagrant. Annoyed at being interrupted, the head of the department grills Akakiy on his little notebook of numbers. Akakiy explains he was using it to find ways
CAST: Andrea Ludwig, Geoff Sirett, Colin HeathCAST: Caitlin Wood, Geoff Sirett, Magali Simard-Galdés, Erica Iris HuangCAST: Meher Pavri, Caitlin Wood, Magali Simard-Galdés, Asitha Tennekoon, Giles Tomkins, Colin Heath, Peter McGillivray, Aaron Durand, Keith Klassen View more photos below - click here OVERVIEW Title: The Overcoat: A Musical TailoringComposer: James RolfeLibrettist:
Her health fading, Shanawdithit wonders if she’ll be welcomed into the spirit world after so much time with the colonists. Cormack tells her he must leave, and Shanawdithit gives him a sketch of his house to carry with him. He leaves the room to pack. Shanawdithit hears the spirits of
Shanawdithit describes the last days of her family as they were pushed from their land and then hunted. She asks Cormack not to speak of their death, but of their life. Cormack is ecstatic and gets lost in the memories Shanawdithit paints. She breaks his reverie with the cold fact
The taking of Demasduit weighs heavy on Shanawdithit’s heart. Cormack, unsure of what to do, tries to comfort her, saying Demasduit was treated well. Shawnadithit asks if white people actually care about her people, her story, because Cormack’s words are betrayed by the actions of his fellows, and indeed, his
Cormack’s study in St. John’s, now Shanawdithit’s room. “Nancy April” reveals she can speak English quite well, and tells Cormack her real name: Shanawdithit. Cormack asks her where the rest of her people are, where her home is. Shanawdithit says simply: they are no more. Shanawdithit reflects on the loss
Cormack meets Shanawdithit for the first time. She’s been working as a servant for Peyton for five years under the colonial name of Nancy April. Cormack is awed; he believes this woman is the last of the Beothuk. Peyton gives her to him, saying she’s useless.
OVERVIEW Title: ShanawdithitComposer: Dean BurryLibrettist: Yvette NolanCommissioned By: Tapestry Opera and Opera on the AvalonLanguage: EnglishProducer: Tapestry Opera and Opera on the AvalonRun Time: 80Roles: Role Voice Type Range ? Character Description Shanawdithitmiddle-highA3-G5Beothuk woman, believed by the colonizers to be the last of her peopleWilliam Cormack middle-lowA2-F4An explorer and anthropologistKwe/Spirit Chorus
Refugees are trying on clothes, when Dima and Konstantin enter looking for Oksana. Konstantin offers Father Alexander money for Oksana and Clara calls the police; Konstantin and Dima leave before the police arrive.
In Greece at a bar, three women are held captive: Konstantin sends Lyubia with a businessman, Natalyia with the Immigration officer who cuts her, and Oksana is bought by Konstantin at auction. Konstantin then offers to the crowd a gang rape just as the police arrive to raid the bar.
CAST: James Martin & Sung Taek ChungCAST: Sung Taek ChungCAST: Jean Stilwell View more photos below - click here OVERVIEW Title: Facing SouthComposer: Linda Catlin SmithLibrettist: Don HannahCommissioned By: Tapestry OperaLanguage: EnglishProducer: Tapestry OperaRun Time: 75Roles: Role Voice Type Range ? Character Description MinikmiddleD3-A4The youngest InukPearymiddle-lowBb2-F4American arctic explorerHensonlowEb2-E4Expeditioner and GuideJosephinemiddle-highF3-F5Peary's wife
OVERVIEW Title: Elijah’s KiteComposer: James RolfeLibrettist: Camyar ChaiCommissioned By: Manhattan School of Music and Tapestry OperaLanguage: EnglishProducer: Tapestry OperaRun Time: 33Roles: Role Voice Type Range ? Character Description ElijahmiddleD3-Bb4A boy with a kite, age 9KeishahighD4-Bb5A girl, age 10MiriamhighD4-A5The "new girl," age 10Billy Brettmiddle-lowBb2-F4A bully, age 11Nikki Lerouxmiddle-highC#4-A5Billy's sidekick, age 11Billy's crew
CAST: Jacques ArsenaultCAST: Sara SchabasCAST: Jennifer Taverner, Keith Klassen View more photos below - click here OVERVIEW Title: Bandits in the ValleyComposer: Benton RoarkLibrettist: Julie TeppermanCommissioned By: Tapestry OperaLanguage: EnglishProducer: Tapestry OperaRun Time: 55Roles: Role Voice Type Range ? Character Description FreddymiddleF2-G4Bandit, plays accordionGeorge Taylormiddle-lowF2-Bb4Wealthy mill-ownerJeremiahmiddleB2-A4The leader of a local small-potatoes