Tapestry Briefs

You’re invited to a tasting!

10 world premiere opera shorts, 3 award-winning sauces, 2 cocktails, 2 sweets, 2 savouries, and a blind tasting in the Distillery District. Featuring food and drink pairings from Cacao 70, Spirit of York, Wildly Delicious, Beau’s Brewery and Greg’s Ice Cream curated by Tapestry’s artistic team. Tasting Shorts features Canadian and international composers Benton Roark (Bandits in the Valley), Rene Orth, August Murphy-King, Ian Cusson, and librettists Colleen Murphy (Oksana G.), Lila Palmer, Daniel Solon, and Kanika Ambrose, with performances by Peter McGillivray, Keith Klassen, Teiya Kasahara, Stephanie Tritchew and Jennifer Tung.

Thursday, Sept 13, 2018 – 8:00PM
Friday Sept 14, 2018 – 8:00PM
Saturday Sept 15, 2018 – 8:00PM
Sunday Sept 16, 2018 – 4:00Pm

Featuring:

Teiya Kasahara, soprano
Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo
Keith Klassen, tenor
Peter McGillivray, baritone
Jennifer Tung,  piano

All Tickets $35

First Half

“A More Intimate Screening”
Music: Benton Roark; Libretto: Daniel Solon
Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo-soprano; Keith Klassen, tenor; Peter McGillivray, baritone

“To those fleeing persecution, terror and war…”
Music: Rene Orth; Libretto: Kanika Ambrose
Peter McGillivray, baritone

“The Snow Globe”
Music: Ian Cusson; Libretto: Colleen Murphy
Teiya Kasahara, soprano; Peter McGillivray, baritone

“Eshna”
Music: August Murphy-King; Libretto: Kanika Ambrose
Keith Klassen, tenor

“Bring Me the Head of Our President”
M
usic: August Murphy-King; Libretto: Colleen Murphy
Teiya Kasahara, soprano; Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo-soprano; Peter McGillivray, baritone

“Mousetrap”
Music: Rene Orth; Libretto: Lila Palmer
Teiya Kasahara, soprano; Keith Klassen, tenor; Peter McGillivray, baritone

Second Half

“Hydrophis Expedition”
Music: Benton Roark; Libretto: Colleen Murphy
Teiya Kasahara, soprano; Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo-soprano; Keith Klassen, tenor; Peter McGillivray, baritone

“Of the Sea”
Music: Ian Cusson; Libretto: Kanika Ambrose
Teiya Kasahara, soprano; Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo-soprano; Keith Klassen, tenor; Peter McGillivray, baritone

“Two Sisters”
Music: Benton Roark; Libretto: Lila Palmer
Teiya Kasahara, soprano; Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo-soprano

“(My Eyes Are) Bright and Sparkly”
Music: Rene Orth; Libretto: Colleen Murphy
Teiya Kasahara, soprano; Stephanie Tritchew, mezzo-soprano; Keith Klassen, tenor; Peter McGillivray, baritone

“The Farewell Poo”
Music: Rene Orth; Libretto: Daniel Solon
Keith Klassen, tenor; Peter McGillivray, baritone

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