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Inventive Canadian opera companies on the move this summer

Inventive Canadian opera companies on the move this summer

July 18, 2014
National

"A night at the opera once meant donning formal wear and sitting quietly in a glitzy opera house. But several innovative opera companies are performing in non-conventional spaces across Canada this summer, proving that times are changing.

Right now in Banff, a collective of young opera-types from Toronto are asking what Mozart's Don Giovanni would sound like if it was set in modern-day Banff. Against the Grain Theatre is collaborating with the Banff Centre and Canadian Opera Company to rework the libretto and mount the production, called #UncleJohn, at the scenic Cave and Basin National Historic Site..."

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