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Beauty and The Beast, Opera for Children

Presented by Chamber Opera Company Ottawa

In an enchanting production adapted for children, this opera recounts the beloved fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast, set to music by the French composer André Grétry (music score adapted by Dan Plummer; original English libretto by Diane Garton Edie).

In the exotic setting of an island in the Indian Ocean, bright, cheery music abounds, transporting the audience to a fantastical land that brims with fun and excitement.

Featuring Ania Hejnar, soprano, Sonya Sweeney, mezzo-soprano, Jeffery Boyd, tenor, Ryan Hofman, baritone, Judith Ginsburg, piano and a children’s chorus, all under the direction of veteran stage director Kathi Langston.

This fully staged opera production with piano accompaniment is sure to delight, highlighting its endearing message that “beauty is found within”.

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