10 world premiere opera shorts, 3 award-winning sauces, 2 cocktails, 2 sweets, 2 savouries, and a blind tasting in the Distillery District. Featuring food and drink pairings from Cacao 70, Spirit of York, Wildly Delicious, Beau’s Brewery and Greg’s Ice Cream curated by Tapestry’s artistic team.
Tasting Shorts features Canadian and international composers Benton Roark (Bandits in the Valley), Rene Orth, August Murphy-King, Ian Cusson, and librettists Colleen Murphy (Oksana G.), Lila Palmer, Daniel Solon, and Kanika Ambrose, with performances by Peter McGillivray, Keith Klassen, Teiya Kasahara, Stephanie Tritchew and Jennifer Tung.
Witness these works step into the light for the first time! Offer feedback and engage with the creators in this unique and vital step in the creation process. Be part of the future of opera!
Directors: Michael Mori and Jess Derventzis
Musical Director: Jennifer Tung