The métro sings Verdi With a single voice, the STM and Op�ra de Montréal are broadening opera's public appeal
Montreal, October 31, 2006 - In the wake of their popular success last March, the STM and Op�ra de Montréal are renewing their partnership by presenting some of opera’s most beautiful melodies with each production of Op�ra de Montréal’s 2006-2007 season.
The opening performances for the current season will be held from Wednesday, November 1 to Friday, November 3, 2006, from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For the first event of the series, the voices of the Atelier lyrique’s opera singers will resonate throughout three STM métro stations for 30 minutes, as they perform Verdi’s most beautiful melodies and musical compositions.
Time and place Wednesday, November 1, at 4 p.m.: Place-des-Arts metro station Thursday, November 2, at 4 p.m.: Atwater metro station Friday, November 3, at 4 p.m.: Berri-UQAM metro station
This event is part of Op�ra de Montréal’s production of La Traviata by Verdi, which will be presented at Place des Arts’ Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, November 4 –18.
The STM expects an enthusiastic public response and hopes that many will attend these very special musical events, made possible in collaboration with Op�ra de Montréal.