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Toronto – On April 19, 2017, the Canadian
Opera Company is hosting a meeting at the Four Seasons Centre for the
Performing Arts, organized by Dr. Dylan Robinson of Queen’s University, to discuss First Nations song protocol and the use of Indigenous songs in Canadian compositions, such as Harry Somers’ Louis Riel.
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Toronto – In conjunction with the Canadian Opera Company’s new production of Harry Somers’ Louis Riel, FREE events
are taking place in Toronto throughout the month of April, allowing the
general public to discover this uniquely Canadian contribution to the
opera world, as well as the Métis history and cultural traditions that
inspired the operatic tale of the Métis leader and Canada’s westward
Renewing Opera’s Original Spirit with Contemporary Perspectives for 2017 Revival
Toronto – The Canadian Opera Company has brought together an all-Canadian cast, led by renowned Canadian baritone Russell Braun in the title role, for its highly anticipated revival of Harry Somers’ Louis Riel. This new production of Louis Riel
is co-produced with the National Arts Centre in anticipation of
Canada’s sesquicentennial and runs for seven performances by the COC on April 20, 23, 26, 29, May 2, 5, 13, 2017
at Toronto’s Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. This
production will have its premiere in Ottawa by the NAC on June 15 and