MONTREAL, Feb. 7, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Another Brick in the Wall – The Opera received two Opus Awards at the 21st Opus Awards Gala, recognizing the excellence, vitality, and diversity of the Quebec music scene.
Named Musical Event of the Year, Another Brick in the Wall – The Opera, based on the words and music of The Wall by Roger Waters, is an operatic reinterpretation of the original work staged by Dominic Champagne. Composer Julien Bilodeau received the Composer of the Year award for his remarkable operatic reinterpretation of the classic work by Pink Floyd.
This operatic work, co-produced by Les Productions Opéra Concept MP and the Cincinnati Opera Association, received its world premiere at the Opéra de Montréal, presented in collaboration with the Society for the Celebration of Montreal's 375th Anniversary.
Another Brick in the Wall – The Opera was also nominated in the categories of Concert of the Year – Montreal and Concert of the Year – Modern and Contemporary Music.
Remember that the ten performances of Another Brick in the Wall – The Opera were presented to sold-out audiences, drawing close to 29,000 spectators—record attendance for the Opéra de Montréal. The show was very widely covered in the media, generating infectious enthusiasm internationally, from Le Figaro to Rolling Stone.
The American premiere of Another Brick in the Wall – The Opera will open in Cincinnati on July 20, 2018. Further information: cincinnatiopera.org
About Les Productions Opéra Concept MP
Les Productions Opéra Concept MP has a mission to develop innovative, contemporary, and multidisciplinary opera projects. The intersection of rock and opera is natural at the beginning of the 21st century, a time when the various forms of performing arts are converging to create significant events. Les Productions Opéra Concept MP stands out as the first opera producer to propose an encounter between rock music and opera, seeking to immortalize a work born of this marriage of genres through the added dimension of newly composed music that maintains the original melodic lines.
Further information: operaconceptmp.com
SOURCE Opéra de Montréal
For further information: Christine Krebs - Productions Opéra Concept M.P. Inc, [email protected]