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Eight digital opera projects by living Canadian composers and librettists.


Opera McGill: Digital Opera Projects

Saturday, November 28, 2020 19:00to21:00


Broadcast on Schulich’s YouTube channel 

In collaboration with Tapestry Opera,

  • Nine digital opera projects by living Canadian composers and librettists.


Broadcast on Schulich’s YouTube channel 


James Rolfe (Music) and David Yee​​​​​​ (Lyrics) | The Blind Woman
Cecilia Livingston (Music) and Nicolas Billon (Lyrics) | The Yellow Wallpaper
Chris Thornborrow (Music) and David Yee (Lyrics) | a little rain must fall
Craig Galbraith (Music) and Leanna Brodie (Lyrics) | She sees her lover in the light of morning
Andrew Staniland (Music) and Jill Battson (Lyrics) | Beauty Mark, Dark Star Requiem
Chris Thornborrow (Music) and Julie Tepperman​​​​​​ (Lyrics) | The Lord of the Flies, Selfie
James Rolfe (Music) and Camyar Chai (Lyrics) | Rosa
Ivan Barbotin (Music) and Hannah Moscovitch​​​​​​ (Lyrics) | The Rape of Artemisia
Ivan Barbotin (Music) and Lisa Balkan (Lyrics) (What Rhymes with) Azimuth

Production Team

Michael Mori, Stage Director and Artistic Director of Tapestry Opera
Sawyer Craig, Stage Director and Production Coordinator
Jennifer Szeto, Michael Shannon, Pianists and Vocal Coach
Zach Salsburg-Frank, Coordinator and Assistant Conductor
George Massenburg, Video Director/Producer
Martha DeFrancisco, Audio Supervision
Patrick Hansen, Opera McGill Artistic Director  
Stephen Hargreaves, Opera McGill Principal Coach
Brigid Lucey, Opera McGill Office Manager
Anna Atkinson, Opera McGill Social Media Manager


With the safety of our community and our students’ education remaining as top priority, performances will not be open to the public. We thank our audiences for their continued support to our community and our School.

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