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More information about the show:
Underground /Opera is a new series of cutting edge, contemporary adaptations of classical opera brought to you by the avant-garde performance company Opera Erratica and the Classical Music Consort, Toronto’s most exciting new classical music ensemble. Together they are presenting a multi-media production of Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas at the Winchester Street Theatre, from August 18 - 29, 2009. Opera Erratica and the CMC bring to this masterpiece of English opera their unique mix of old music and new media—performing on period instruments, conducted by Ashiq Aziz, with a with avant-garde video projections and staging by director and designer Patrick Eakin Young. This innovative production is sure to interest opera lovers, art fans, and downtown scenesters alike and is part of an exciting new movement in Toronto’s art scene, combining classical music with contemporary culture.
What: Opera Erratica and The Classical Music Consort’s Dido and Aeneas
Where: The Winchester Street Theatre, 80 Winchester Street
When: (all performances at 8pm, unless otherwise indicated) 18 (Press Preview), 19, 21, 22, 23 (2pm), 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 August 2009
Admission: $38/$22 for under 30 and seniors
Tickets: http://www.uofttix.ca - 416 978 8849