Musically Speaking

Louis Riel: Performing the Land

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Dr. Eleanor Stubley

Join Dr. Eleanor Stubley for Louis Riel: Performing the Land – a pre-show discussion of the opera’s compelling history, evolution, music, and revival 50 years after its creation and 150 years after the Confederation of Canada. Dr. Stubley is a critically acclaimed conductor, author, and scholar who has written extensively on music by Canadian composers, including the 2005 production of Louis Riel at Montreal’s McGill University.

Louis Riel: Performing the Land is part of the NAC Orchestra’s Musically Speaking series. 

Co-presented by the NAC Orchestra and Canada Scene.

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Performance is approximately 30 minutes with no intermission.


  • Featuring Dr. Eleanor Stubley