“(…) The best opera written over the last twenty years.” – Le Monde
“We could not suppress the vague impression of having attended the birth of a masterpiece.” – Le Figaro
“One of the defining works of the 21st centuty.” – The Guardian
Written on Skin, a leading 21st century work, widely acclaimed in the world’s greatest opera houses, comes to the Opéra de Montréal stage on January 25 in an all-new production, the work’s Canadian premiere. The opera’s composer, George Benjamin, who studied with the great Olivier Messiaen, has been called “one of the most formidable composers of his generation” by The New York Times. A unique musical event—buy your tickets now!
18-34 YEARS OLD EVENT
On Tuesday evening, a
Written on Skin - Philippe Dubuc
Designer Philippe Dubuc explains the artistic process behind the creation of Written on Skin costumes.
Written on Skin - New production. Canadian Premiere
The composer George Benjamin about Written on Skin
Internationally renowned British composer George Benjamin tells the story of the composition of Written on Skin and how the work was prepared for the stage.