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New Music for Louis Riel Score Co-commissioned By Canadian Opera Company And National Arts Centre

New Music for Louis Riel Score Co-commissioned By Canadian Opera Company And National Arts Centre

June 5, 2019
National

The Canadian Opera Company and the National Arts Centre have co-commissioned a new work to replace the music from the Kuyas aria that opens the third act of Louis Riel by composer Harry Somers and librettist Mavor Moore. Composer Ian Cusson, of Métis and French-Canadian descent, has been commissioned to create this new work for the opera, last performed at both the COC and NAC in 2017.

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Related Composers: Harry Somers, Ian Cusson