Mercury Opera's 104 Underground (an operascape) - Blog
Mercury Opera took over the Bay/Enterprise Square LRT Station tonight to stage an operascape featuring the talents of Alicia Woynarski, Lauren Woods, Jill Hoogewoonink, and Nevada Collins. They were accompanied by the Vif String Quartet and wore costumes by local fashion designer Natasha Lazarovic. Mercury Opera's presentation features an all-Canadian cast of rising operatic talent singing the sensual Mon coeur s'ouvre from Camille Saint Saens' Samson et Dalila, The Queen of the Night's Vengeance Aria, Mozart's dazzler from The Magic Flute, and the exquisitely sublime Flower Duet from Lakme by Delibes. The performance culminates in a special rendition of one of opera's favorite chart toppers,Puccini's Nessun Dorma sung as a quartet. The event got underway at 6pm with four businesses on 104 Street taking part. Ticket holders were invited to enjoy light refreshments at Coup, 29 Armstrong, deVine Wines & Spirits, and the Eyecare Group. Sharon and I walked over just after 7pm