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Event type: All Ages
The Bank Theatre of Leamington and the Leamington Art Centre present the premiere of a new mixed media chamber opera, Pat & Emilia, based on the lives of two Windsor artists: photographer Pat STURN(1910-2011) and opera singer Emilia CUNDARI (1930-2005). Like the complex layers of a mixed media art piece, Pat & Emilia is a celebration of European opera, new contemporary music, prose, journalism, photography, and the experiences of women. Act One, created by Tara SIEVERS-HUNT, features opera arias from Cundari's repertoire alongside monologues inspired by newspaper interviews given by the singer in 1950's-1970's, most of them coming from Windsor Star articles. Act Two showcases new music by Ontarian composer Jeff SMALLMAN with text by Windsor Poet Laureate, Marty GERVAIS. Project director and Marygrove College music professor, Tara Sievers-Hunt will appear as Emilia, while Oakland University lecturer and contemporary soprano, Jocelyn ZELASKO will perform the role of Pat. The opera is for 2 singers, violin, clarinet, cello and piano. The opera was recently premiered in Windsor with a sold out performance on March 13 and in Detroit on March 15. -
Cutoff is Saturday, June 20, 2015 5:29 pm EST unless it sells out earlier.