Canadian Opera Company: Fantasma; Ian Cusson, composition

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*World Premiere*
Four performances:
March 9 and 10, 2022 at 7:30 P.M.
March 12, 2022 at 1 P.M. and 7:30 P.M.

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The Canadian Opera Company reopens the doors to the recently renovated Canadian Opera Company Theatre with Fantasma, a new work by composer former COC Composer-in-Residence Ian Cusson and playwright Colleen Murphy.

The opera follows best friends Léa and Ivy, as they stumble upon a dark secret when visiting a boisterous, old-fashioned carnival. Their ghostly discovery confronts them with an age-old dilemma: when faced with another person’s suffering, do you turn away, or try to help?

The opera features a number of current Ensemble Studio artists cast in leading roles, and explores the universal themes of death, violence, compassion, and having the courage to insist on being heard.

Ticket Information
All performances take place at the Canadian Opera Company Theatre (227 Front St. E., at Berkeley
St.). Visit coc.ca for more on single-ticket pricing.

Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/03/2022
7:30 pm

Location
Canadian Opera Company

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Event Artists
Composer: Ian Cusson Librettist: Colleen Murphy Director/Dramaturg: Julie McIsaac Set/Costume Designer: Camellia Koo Lighting Designer: Mikael Kangas Design Co-Ordinator: Jung-Hye Kim Emile: Owen McCausland Léa: Jamie Groote Ivy: Midori Marsh Manon: Charlotte Siegel John/Fantasma: Jonah Spungin Ms. Palladino: Simona Genga Noah/Bleeding Zombie: Alex Halliday Tino, A Clown: Vartan Gabrielian

Phone Number
416-363-8231

Event Website
https://www.coc.ca/productions/fantasma

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