Opera Atelier sets and models on display at Aga Khan Museum | Toronto Star

Opera Atelier sets and models on display at Aga Khan Museum | Toronto Star

Exhibit celebrates Jean-Baptiste Lully opera Armide, about a Christian knight and Muslim princess.

Period opera company Opera Atelier and the Aga Khan Museum are collaborating on an exhibit set around a 17th-century opera.

The exhibit, on now until Sept. 27 at the Wynford Dr. museum, features set designs and models by Gerard Gauci for Opera Atelier’s production of Jean-Baptiste Lully’s Armide.

The opera, written in 1686, is about the love affair between a Christian knight and a Muslim warrior princess.

Source: Opera Atelier sets and models on display at Aga Khan Museum | Toronto Star

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