Li Keur: Riel’s Heart of the North
Centennial Concert Hall| 7:30 PM November 18 & 24, 7:00 PM November 22
Li Keur – “the heart” in Michif – is the first fully staged Indigenous-led opera to be presented on a Canadian opera mainstage.
The Métis peoples’ past, present, and future are reimagined in this 21st century mystic work that explores a little-known chapter of Riel’s life.
Sung and spoken in Southern-Michif, French-Michif, Anishinaabemowin, French, and English with projected English translations.
Approximate Running Time: 2h 25m
Tickets from $42 | mbopera.ca or 204-944-8824