Download the Mirvish App
Opera Atelier's IDOMENEO
April 4 to 13, 2019
Closed: April 13, 2019
CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre
244 Victoria St, Toronto
2 hours 55 minutes (includes intermission)
SFX: Haze/Fog and strobe lighting.
Babes in arms or children under the age of two (2) are not permitted in the theatre.
The radiant Canadian superstar Measha Brueggergosman makes a triumphant return to Opera Atelier as Elettra in Mozart’s Idomeneo – the role which won her a Dora Award and international accolades. She is joined by a thrilling cast of Canada’s finest singers, including tenor Colin Ainsworth in the title role, mezzo-soprano Wallis Giunta as Idamante and soprano Meghan Lindsay as Ilia. Brimming with Mozart’s show-stopping arias, deeply emotional ensembles and spectacular dancing, Idomeneo tells the story of the Greek hero who is forced to choose between the life of his son and a terrible promise he has made to the god of the sea.
Colin Ainsworth (Idomeneo), Measha Brueggergosman (Elettra), Wallis Giunta (Idamante), Meghan Lindsay (Ilia), Olivier Laquerre (Arbace), Douglas Williams (Neptune), and Bradley Christensen (Priest). With Artists of Atelier Ballet, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra (Elisa Citterio, Music Director) under the baton of David Fallis, and the Chorus of the University of Toronto Schola Cantorum, along with members of the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music, under the direction of Lead Vocal Consultant and Chorus Master Daniel Taylor.
Performed in Italian with English Surtitles.