In the Shadow of Rob Ford Opera, Second Version (from Encounters)

Instrumentation soprano, 2 tenors, female chorus, fl, bar sax (ten sax), timp, 2 perc, pno, 2 vln, vla, vcl
Duration 11:00
Year Composed 2014
Librettist Michael Patrick Albano
Director Marcia Swanston
Commissioned by Fountain School of Performing Arts, Dalhousie University

 

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Synopsis

 Locale: Downtown Toronto

The Saturday morning picketers gather outside Toronto city hall to protest the antics of Mayor, Rob Ford and in the midst of it all…a romantic encounter.


 Performances

  • February 5-8, 2015—Maggie Andersen, soprano, Michael Hart and Patrick Simms, tenors, Peter Oleskevich, cond.
    Fountain School of Performing Arts, Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS)

Reviews

The Coast


 Score

To obtain a copy of the score, contact Keyan Emami.