Kurt Weill musical revue in 2021

Like most theatre and opera companies who have had to cancel or postpone, we have rescheduled our Kurt Weill musical revue for next year. This one song seems appropriate for these times. I did a video (from a distance, voices recorded at home, accompaniment recorded separately) Feel free to share, just a way to reach…

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Shannon Bouchard

My mom got me started with flute lessons at the ripe old age of 3. I was so young that my teacher had me practice for a while on a piece of PVC pipe adorned with colourful band-aids and stickers before she would let me anywhere near an actual instrument. My childhood was a whirlwind…

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Rock on Dude

Winner of Best Foreign Short Film at Chicago’s Reel Shorts Film Festival, Light Opera of Montreal’s first film venture, featuring original songs, deals with prejudice and ageism. Just beginning our tour of festivals around the world, this high quality union film is both funny and dramatic as it delves into the lives of a stolid…

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Lucia di Lammermoor

Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor Libretto: Salvadore Cammarano, based on “The Bride of Lammermoor” by Sir Walter Scott It is interesting to note that when Lucia di Lammermoor was premiered at the San Carlo in Naples in 1835, the star billing was in fact accorded to the tenor… Gilbert Duprez in this case (creator of…

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