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WORLD PREMIERE of "Isis and Osiris, Gods of Egypt" was a RESOUNDING SUCCESS! Standing ovations followed both performances on April 1 and 3, 2016.

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Voicebox:Opera in Concert

Here is a sample of the reviews:

"World premiere of Canadian opera a testament to expertise" - Robert Harris, The Globe and Mail

"A marvellous success" -Michael Johnson, Concertonet

"A delicious, musical feast...You all need to hear this work." - Gregory Finney

"one of the most promising new Canadian operas I have seen in years." - Christopher Hoile, Stage Door


May 6 and 8, 2015

Isis and Osiris, Gods of Egypt with music by award-winning composer Peter-Anthony Togni and libretto by Toronto poet Sharon Singer will have its first workshop presentation to an invited audience in May. This will be a rare opportunity for opera experts, Egyptologists, and supporters to weigh in on the work. This workshop, a brilliant idea by director Guillermo Silva-Marin, will pave the way toward the world premiere in 2016.

ENDORSEMENTS ABOUT MAY 2015 INVITATIONAL OPERA WORKSHOP


"The work is serious and promising." --John Beckwith

"It's very relevant...It's good to be reminded that this struggle (peace/destructiveness) has always been with us.. All these emotions portrayed in the opera--love, need for security, the need for leaders, the need for power, treachery--are aspects of human nature." --Marvyne Jenoff

"You have brought in so many archetypal themes...the power of the feminine, to bring back to life the man is so current..." --Austin Repath

"What a wonderful evening. I love the opera, especially your rich and delicious libretto. Bravo!" -- Fran Smookler

"The outstanding moment for me was Isis' prayer when the music blended with and enhanced the soft flow of the language. It was truly moving.--Helen Burford

"How much my husband Luis and I enjoyed the workshop production of Isis and Osiris -- opera on a theme both timely and timeless. We were thrilled with the beauty of the music, lyrics, and singing, and found the discussion afterwards fascinating. It was a new and wonderful experience for us both." -- Pollyanna Blanco

January 2014

ENDORSEMENTS ABOUT DECEMBER 2 CONCERT and FUNDRAISER


"That was a special evening for Isis and Osiris. I think it's an extraordinary project, and Sharon's vision of the operatic story of love and rebirth is amazing." -- Holly Briesmaster

"Congratulations! All good wishes for the opera--I'm so in awe of your ability to put on such an event. Awesome!." --Carol Malyon

"Fraser and I really enjoyed your fund raising evening. Here's a donation to help fund more of Isis and Osiris."--Jennifer Code

December 2013

Our BIRTHDAY PARTY CONCERT FUNDRAISER FOR ISIS AND OSIRIS was a sold-out event,and marks our extremely successful fundraising efforts. Watch for video clips and photos from this event to be posted shortly.


For more details, see the EVENTS Page




July 2013

Well-known CBC broadcaster, performer and award-winning composer Peter-Anthony Togni has joined the creative team of Isis and Osiris to write the score for the opera. www.petertogni.com






 











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