HOCKEY NOIR, THE OPERA: TOUR
PROGRAMME

Véronique Lacroix, artistic and musical direction
Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles, 6 musicians (Belgian Tour)
ECM+, 6 musicians (Montréal concerts)

André Ristic, music
Cecil Castellucci, libretto
Kimberlyn Porter, illustrations
Marie-Josée Chartier, staging

Soloists:
Pascale Beaudin, soprano
Marie-Annick Béliveau, mezzo
Michiel Schrey, tenor
Pierre-Étienne Bergeron, baritone
Jean Marchand, narrator

Artistic team:
Serge Maheu, projection design
Cheryl Lalonde, set and costume design
Martin Sirois, lighting design
Marie-Josée Chartier, images storyboard
Maude Gareau, stage management

Coproduced with Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles and Festival Ars Musica (tournée belge)

This is one of the 200 exceptional projects funded through the Canada Council for the Arts’ New Chapter initiative. With this $35M initiative, the Council supports the creation and sharing of the arts in communities across Canada.




SHOW DESCRIPTION

"[...] so delightfully surprising and successful." - Keiko Devaux, revue Circuit, septembre 2018

"It’s Hockey Opera Hat Trick: Music, Libretto, Graphics." - Arthur Kaptainis, Classical Voice North America, 8 mai 2018

In co-production with Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles and the Ars Musica Festival, the ECM+ takes to Belgium, then back to Montréal, this great success of the Ensemble's last season.

In the post-war “film noir” style of the 1950s, Hockey Noir depicts the imaginary goings-on behind the scenes of old-time hockey. Star players, dubious bets, femmes fatales and zealous detectives crisscross each other and dance the waltz of improbable playoffs!

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ON TOUR
Thu, Nov 29, 2018, 8:00pm
Salle de l'Arsonic
Rue de Nimy 138, Mons
Sun, Dec 2, 2018, 3:00pm
Halles de Schaerbeek - Festival Ars Musica
Rue Royale-Sainte-Marie 22, Bruxelles
2018-2019 SEASON
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