Make a date with a special person for an evening of art, food and theatre or opera. Your date begins with a guided tour of the Haliburton Sculpture Forest, followed by a picnic in the park at sunset and concluding with a theatre/opera performance. Your adventure in art will also include a "behind the scenes" peek into the world of art in the Haliburton Highlands, meeting local celebrities and stars.
This evenings performance is:MISHAABOOZ'S REALM
(LA DOMAINE DE MICHABOUS)
Anishinaabe aadizookaan (traditional storytelling), particularly among the Ojibwe, Nanabozho is a spirit who figures prominently in many stories, including the story of the world's creation. Mishaabooz is another name for Nanabozho, the great trickster spirit who shape shifts into many creatures, most often into a giant Rabbit. It's in this form that the trickster is often sent to the earth by Gitche Manitou to teach the Ojibwe peoples
Experience this important new work combining opera and First Nations singers and instrumentalists, created for HOS by Cree composer, Andrew Balfour, in its VERY FIRST PUBLIC SEMI-STAGED WORKSHOP PERFORMANCE. Production in collaboration with L'Atelier Lyrique, L'Opéra de Montréal.