Information: Montreal Oct. 1970 by Tim Brady: a first opera about the October ’70 Crisis

Interview by Frédéric Cardin
Genres and styles : Contemporary / Contemporary Opera

Additional Information

On April 27 and 28, guitarist and composer Tim Brady will present a brand new opera entitled Information: Montréal Oct. 1970 at the Espace Orange du Wilder in Montreal’s Quartier des spectacles. To my knowledge, this is the first Quebec opera to be set during the October ’70 crisis. 

With a libretto by Mishka Lavigne, the opera will feature Tim Brady himself on electric guitar, as well as Pamela Reimer on keyboard, Jean-Marc Bouchard on saxophone and Chloé Domingue on cello. On the vocal side, a fine cast including Marie-Annick Béliveau, Pierre Rancourt, David Menzies, Jacqueline Woodley and Clayton Kennedy. 

After Backstage at Carnegie Hall, premiered at The Centaur in 2022, Information is the second opera in a tetralogy planned by Brady, entitled Hope (and the Dark Matter of History). The next operas will take us to Mars and a future infused with artificial intelligence.

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