Pauline Johnson - image from City Opera
Creating Pauline: City Opera Vancouver
Tues Oct 29, 8pm – 9:30pm (FREE)
Chinese Cultural Centre Museum, 555 Columbia Street, Vancouver
Hear of the City Festival
City Opera Vancouver offers an informal presentation about the creation of the new opera Pauline (by Margaret Atwood and Tobin Stokes) to premiere in May 2014, and an introduction to the life of Canadian poet and performer Pauline Johnson (1861-1913). Guests include composer Tobin Stokes, director Norman Armour, singer Rose-Ellen Nichols, pianist David Boothroyd, and conductor and artistic director Charles Barber. Discussion welcome.