Continuum is thrilled to present our first full-scale multimedia opera in this special collaboration. Set in the 1950s, the classic hockey rivalry between Toronto and Montreal takes centre stage with a side of organized crime. Love, lust, scandal, blood, betrayal – in sudden death, who wins and who loses is determined not by fate but by the final shot.
Co-produced with Ensemble contemporain de Montréal (ECM+) and the TCAF – The Toronto Comic Arts Festival.
Artistic Director and conductor: Vêronique Lacroix (CA)
Composer: André Ristic (CA)
Librettist: Cecil Castellucci (US/CA)
Illustrator: Kymberlyn Porter (CA)
Stage Director: Marie-Josêe Chartier (CA)
ECM+ with special guests Pascale Beaudin (soprano), Marie-Annick Béliveau (mezzo), Michiel Schrey (tenor) and Pierre-Etienne Bergeron (baritone)