ISIS AND OSIRIS, Gods of Egypt is based on THE major myth of ancient Egypt. The first great love story in the canon, Isis and Osiris is the larger-than-life tale of sibling jealousy, lust for power, fratricide and the quest for immortality. The artistic vision of this opera will make ancient Egypt and its mysteries vividly come to life through the dramatic expression of this passionate story of the ancient gods, in an inspired text and music.
Toronto poet Sharon Singer is the original creator of this work which is imbued with her love for the majesty of ancient Egypt. Award-winning composer Peter-Anthony Togni is excited to be writing the music for Isis and Osiris. “It’s an incredible story. It’s a wonderful story in a world that has become so skeptical.”
"Your words move me. Thanks for your creation. It has been such fun bringing it to life!" -Michael Barrett in title role of Osiris, World Premiere of "Isis and Osiris, Gods of Egypt" April 1 and 3, 2016, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts.
"Thank you for the beautiful words which you put in my mouth. The beautiful images you put in my mind and the moving experience you have put in my heart. It was a delight working with you! ”
--Amanda Jones, mezzo soprano, AGO production
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