The Angel Speaks (Opera Atelier commission) and Purcell Dido & Aeneas
February 20 – 27, 2021 | Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge St
Opera Atelier’s first commission of new music for baroque instruments, singers and dancers has taken Toronto, Chicago and Versailles by storm. The completed version of The Angel Speaks now makes its Elgin Theatre debut, coupled with Purcell’s masterpiece – Dido & Aeneas. Join us for an unforgettable evening, featuring the music of Henry Purcell, new music by Canadian composer Edwin Huizinga, Artists of Atelier Ballet, and some of Canada’s finest singers.
– Opera Going Toronto
The Angel Speaks
Colin Ainsworth, Mireille Asselin, Jesse Blumberg, Tyler Gledhill, and Edwin Huizinga. With Artists of Atelier Ballet, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra (Elisa Citterio, Music Director).
Dido & Aeneas
Colin Ainsworth, Mireille Asselin, Christopher Enns, Meghan Lindsay, Ellen McAteer, Allyson McHardy, Irene Poole, and Karine White. With Artists of Atelier Ballet, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra (Elisa Citterio, Music Director) and Toronto Children's Chorus.
Conductor: David Fallis
Director: Marshall Pynkoski
Choreographer: Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg
Set Designer: Gerard Gauci
Lighting Designer: Michelle Ramsay