La Maupin: A Lecture Recital


7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

SDS graduate student and QTRL graduate dissertation completion award recipient Camille Rogers is hosting their recital at the end of the month.

La Maupin: A Lecture Recital tells the fantastical life story of genderqueer opera singer Julie d’Aubigny-Maupin (1670-1707), featuring the world premiere of La Maupin, a solo cantata by Canadian composer Colin McMahon.

Saturday Nov 26, 7:30 pm

Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building

80 Queen’s Park, near Museum Station

Mask required for in-person attendance.

Livestream also available on YouTube.

Camille Rogers, mezzo

Trevor Chartrand, piano

The duration of the programme is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes, including a 10-minute intermission halfway through.

The performance contains simulated gunshot and mentions of homophobia, transphobia, self-harm, attempted suicide, memory loss, illness, death, and violence.

Special thanks to the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies for funding the commission of this new work, and to U of T Opera, Alessia Urbani, and Andrew Nasturzio for assisting with costuming.

Visit the U of T Faculty of Music YouTube page for recital livestreams.

Learn more on Camille’s website.


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