jeu. 08 juin|
Reclaiming Opera: Human Rights Issues in the Classical Canon - Closing Panel Discussion & Reception
Composers and performers discuss the human rights issues raised by the opera canon
Time & Location
08 juin, 16:00 – 18:00
Montréal, 1515 Sainte-Catherine O, Montréal, QC H3G 2W1, Canada
About the Event
Composers and performers Kristin Franseen, Juanita\Jay Marchand, Philon Nguyen, Eldad Tsabary, and Patricia Yates discuss the human rights issues raised by the opera canon: representations of sexual violence, murder, and domestic violence and the lack of care provided to performers and audiences; cultural appropriation and misrepresentation of BIPOC people; the near complete exclusion of disabled singers; the experiences of trans, non-binary, and queer singers; the miscategorization of voices of singers of colour; the fetishizing of lesbians and simultaneous disdain for queer content...
Last chance to see the exposition Arts & Human Rights: Conversing Multiplicities!