Opera and women: a vast topic. In the 17th century, they were goddesses or kings’ wives, often acting as foils, and did not appear on stage much at all due to a papal ban. In the 18th century, women of character and playmakers appeared, with Mozart giving them true independence. In the 19th century, they became divas. And in the 20th century, they were many…
So, who are these women of opera? Their story, the archetypes, the roles… a concert and a discussion...
Host: Sylvia L'Écuyer, host and producer at Icimusique.ca
Guests: Chantal Lambert, director of the Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal, and Danielle Ros, psychoanalyst.
Singers: Caroline Bleau, Chelsea Rus, Myriam Leblanc, Katie Miller.
Pianist: Carol-Anne Fraser.
Venue: BAnQ - 475, de Maisonneuve East