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Le Desert Mauve
On March 23rd and 24th New Works Calgary presents, ‘Le Désert Mauve,’ an experimental queer opera (en Français!) by Montréal composer, writer, and visual artist Maisie-Nour Symon Henry (they/them). This interdisciplinary performance work is based on the iconic Québécois dreamscape novel ‘Mauve Desert,’ by Governor General award-winning Francophone poet Nicole Brossard. Through original paintings, sound, choreography, and music, Henry has created a performance ‘translation’ of the original text, resulting in a rich re-imagination of the iridescent harmonic textures of Brossard’s literary sonic environment. The opera will run for two nights only at CSpace King Edward.
March 23rd – 7:30PM (1hour, no intermission)
March 24th – 7:30PM (1 hour, no intermission), followed by an artist Q & A
For tickets and further information: https://www.newworkscalgary.com/opera-le-desert-mauve, https://www.showpass.com/opera-le-desert-mauve/
Student and PWYC ticket options available.