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Back by popular demand!

This Easter season, Messiah/Complex returns for an encore presentation. From April 1 to 13, 2021, the multi-award-winning innovative team at Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) presents the globally lauded and distinctly Canadian virtual interpretation of Handel’s Messiah, accompanied by and in partnership with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), and co-directed by Joel Ivany, the Founding Artistic Director of AtG, and Reneltta Arluk, Director of Indigenous Arts at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

The daring, 70-minute performance of Messiah/Complex, filmed against iconic Canadian landscapes, showcases multilingual translations, and features a diverse cast of soloists and choirs representing every province and territory across Canada, accompanied by the exceptional sounds of the TSO and conducted by Johannes Debus (Canadian Opera Company).

Learn more about Messiah/Complex on Against the Grain’s website.

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Photo: Rihab Chaieb, Jonathon Adams, Miriam Khalil and Elliot Madore are part of the cast of “Messiah/Complex.”