Louis Riel

April 20 - May 13, 2017

Canadian Opera Company co-production with Canada's National Arts Centre

Composer(s): Harry Somers

directed by:
Peter Hinton

Russell Braun
James Westman
Simone Osborne
Allyson McHardy

Louis Riel is a uniquely Canadian contribution to the opera world about Métis leader Louis Riel and Canada’s westward expansion.

one of the most imaginative and powerful scores to have been written in this century

- Washington Star

both a personal story and a national epic…the libretto is as taut and thrilling as a well-written play

- Globe and Mail

Upcoming Performances

No performances scheduled.