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Alexander Shelley © Photo: Fred Cattroll

Opening Night with Alexander Shelley

Echoes of Childhood

2015-09-16 20:00 2015-09-17 22:00 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: Opening Night with Alexander Shelley

https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/11241

Alexander Shelley opens his tenure with two different takes on life and childhood: Mahler’s symphonic setting of a child’s view of heaven contrasting Nobel Prize-winner Alice Munro’s portrait of her own childhood as depicted in her short story Dear Life. Commissioned as a meditation on childhood and memory, Dear Life features soprano Erin Wall and the voice of legendary Canadian actor Martha Henry.

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Southam Hall,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
September 16 - 17, 2015
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Alexander Shelley © Photo: Fred Cattroll
Music Classical music

World Premiere

Alexander Shelley opens his tenure with two different takes on life and childhood: Mahler’s symphonic setting of a child’s view of heaven contrasting Nobel Prize-winner Alice Munro’s portrait of her own childhood as depicted in her short story Dear Life. Commissioned as a meditation on childhood and memory, Dear Life features soprano Erin Wall and the voice of legendary Canadian actor Martha Henry.

Performance is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes including intermission

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Alexander Shelley © Photo: Fred Cattroll
Erin Wall, soprano © Photo: Kristin Hoebermann
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