Against the Grain Theatre blasted onto the opera scene back in 2010 with a goal to reinvigorate the operatic art form by presenting an eclectic array of musical works in unconventional spaces, in innovative ways. And that’s exactly what they have done…
Now, AGT is bringing back its award-winning production of the Mozart classic Figaro’s Wedding. It’s happening at Enoch Turner Schoolhouse on Toronto’s King Street East, with 12 performances beginning December 3rd and running through the 20th.
The opera is staged as a real wedding with audience members attending as guests.
The production is once again directed by Founder and Artistic Director Joel Ivany. A string quartet will accompany Figaro’s Wedding in a new special arrangement, led by guest Music Director Rachael Kerr from the piano. The cast brings together several of Toronto’s hottest Canadian opera talents in the lead roles.
Joel Ivany joined Mark Wigmore on The Oasis with more…
Listen to the interview: