nightingale

 


THE NIGHTINGALE AND OTHER SHORT FABLES
Igor Stravinsky
APRIL 13 TO MAY 19, 2018

Running time (Estimated): One hour, 57 minutes including one intermission
On stage at the Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W., Toronto.

Sung in Russian with English SURTITLES™.


A revival of a recent masterpiece 

Hailed as a masterpiece at its sold-out world premiere in Toronto and a subsequent tour to New York, the COC is thrilled to revive Robert Lepage’s The Nightingale and Other Short Fables. A blending of exquisite visuals, whimsical puppetry, and emotional storytelling, this magical mélange combines the best of Stravinsky, in a program designed to delight audiences of all ages.

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CAST AND CREATIVE TEAM

Nightingale Jane Archibald*
Fisherman   Owen McCausland
Emperor      Christian Van Horn
Death   Meredith Arwady
     
Conductor   Johannes Debus
Director   Robert Lepage
Set Designer Carl Fillion
Puppet Designer Michael Curry
Costume Designer Mara Gottler
Lighting Designer Étienne Boucher
Chorus Master Sandra Horst

With the COC Orchestra and Chorus
*COC 2017/2018 Artist-in-Residence

A Canadian Opera Company co-production with Festival D'Aix-en-Provence and Opéra de Lyon in collaboration with Ex Machina (Quebec)


A scene from The Nightingale and Other Short Fables (COC, 2009), photo: Michael Cooper

 

  PERFORMANCES

  • 04/13/2018 at 7:30 p.m.
  • 04/14/2018 at 7:30 p.m.
  • 04/22/2018 at 2 p.m.
  • 05/01/2018 at 7:30 p.m
  • 05/02/2018 at 7:30 p.m.
  • 05/10/2018 at 7:30 p.m.
  • 05/12/2018 at 4:30 p.m.
  • 05/13/2018 at 2 p.m.
  • 05/19/2018 at 4:30 p.m.

 


Production originally made possible in part by

Paul Bernards
The Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation

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