Four new operas that explore travel by bicycle, car, and rocket ship
Co-presented with the Toy Piano Composers
TWO SHOWS ONLY!
April 1, 2016, 8pm
April 2, 2016, 8pm
Arts and Letters Club
14 Elm St, Toronto
Single Tickets: $15/$20
3-day Festival Pass: $30
Travelogue is the first concert of Toy Piano Composer’s inaugural new music festival, Curiosity Festival, with concerts April 1-9th, 2016.
In addition to this special two-night collaboration with Bicycle Opera Project, the Curiosity Festival includes Playback, an immersive sound installation at the Canadian Music Centre on April 6th and 7th, and Metal, a metal-inspired chamber music finale with the Toy Piano Composers Ensemble at Heliconian Hall on April 9th.
TOY PIANO COMPOSERS
TPC, a collective of young Canadian composers, have impressed audiences since 2008 with their whimsical and playful approach to composition. Their concerts toss formality aside and engage audiences in a welcoming approach.
Travelogue, an exciting evening of four premieres, includes:
April by Monica Pearce
Cycling up the Don Valley Trail, a young woman grapples with a decision she cannot put off any longer.
Road Trip by Elisha Denburg
What you'd expect from two guys on a road trip. Until it's not.
My Mouth on Your Heart by August Murphy-King with a libretto by Colleen Murphy
Liam encounters Life and Death as he travels to the spot where his girlfriend died.
Waterfront by guest composer Tobin Stokes
On the shuttle to Mars, scientists dispute their quest. The perfect espresso? Or something else entirely?