Transit of Venus
Act One

Victor Davies
Victor Davies
Composition Date: 2007
Duration: 00:63:20


Instrumentation Set Number 1:
  • 1 x Soprano
  • 2 x Mezzo Soprano
  • 1 x Tenor
  • 2 x Baritone
  • 1 x Mixed chorus
  • 1 x Full orchestra


  • Call Number:
  • AR2794
  • Date of Acquisition:
  • November 30, 2010
  • Type:
  • Sound recording, archival
  • Physical Description:
  • 1 streaming audio file ; (63:20)
    This is a streaming audio track, part of the CentreStreams project. CentreStreams is made possible through the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Audio-Visual Preservation Trust of Canada and CBC Radio 2.
    Ceci est une piste de son en continu, du projet Musiflots. Musiflots a été mis sur pied grâce au soutien du ministère du Patrimoine canadien, du Trust pour la préservation de l'audiovisuel et de CBC Radio 2.
  • Additional Information:
  • A three act opera for soprano, 2 mezzo sopranos, tenor, 2 baritones, chorus and orchestra.

    Performers: Monica Huisman, soprano; Jean Stillwell and Judith Forst, mezzo sopranos; Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Russell Braun and Mark Booden, baritones; Manitoba Opera Chorus and Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra; James Meena, conductor. Larry Desrochers, director.

    World premiere 24 November 2007 in Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, recorded by CBC radio. NOTE: this is only Act One of the opera. For Act Two, see AR2795/63746.

    Additional People:
    Judith Forst
    Russell Braun
    Colin Ainsworth
    Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
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