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.