COC

THE NIGHTINGALE AND OTHER SHORT FABLES
IGOR STRAVINSKY

APR. 13 TO MAY 19, 2018

Hailed as a masterpiece at its sold-out world premiere in Toronto and a subsequent tour to New York, the COC is thrilled to revive Robert Lepage’s The Nightingale and Other Short Fables. A blending of exquisite visuals, whimsical puppetry, and emotional storytelling, this magical melange combines the best of Stravinsky, in a program designed to delight audiences of all ages.

On stage at the Four Seasons Centre
145 Queen St. W., Toronto
Sung in Russian with English SURTITLES™

A co-production with Festival d'Aix-en-Provence and Opéra de Lyon in collaboration with Ex Machina (Quebec).

Production originally made possible in part by Paul Bernards and the Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation.

CAST


Nightingale Jane Archibald*
Fisherman Owen McCausland
Emperor Christian Van Horn
Death Meredith Arwady

*COC 2017/2018 Artist-in-Residence


Conductor Johannes Debus
Director Robert Lepage
Set Designer Carl Fillion
Puppet Designer Michael Curry
Costume Designer Mara Gottler
Lighting Designer Étienne Boucher
Chorus Master Sandra Horst
With the COC Orchestra and Chorus