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The New Yorker on Kopernikus

Image: Sergio Policicchio

May 10, 2019

Claude Vivier, a brilliant and idiosyncratic Canadian composer whose life was cut tragically short when he was murdered, in 1982, remains an artist more frequently referenced than performed. Addressing that slight, Music of the Americas musters its choral group, Meridionalis, and the International Contemporary Ensemble for the local première of Kopernikus, a dreamlike chamber opera haunted by the spectres of real and fictional personalities. Video by the Argentinean artist Sergio Policicchio accompanies the presentation.

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