Orchestre Classique de Montréal to Stream ‘As One’

By David Salazar

The Orchestre Classique de Montréal is set to present an online broadcast of Kimberly Reed, Mark Campbell, and Laura Kaminsky’s “As One” on Nov. 20, 2020.

The broadcast will feature mezzo-soprano Sarah Bissonnette and baritone Phillip Addis. Audiences can check out the stream via the company’s official YouTube, Facebook, or LiveToune.

Orchestre Classique de Montréal is partnering with several LGBTQ+ organizations as part of this broadcast, including the LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce, GRIS Montréal, the Fondation Émergence, and Aide aux trans du Québec. The showcase will also feature a conversation with Tranna Wintour, a trans woman, and spokesperson for the project.

“We are very excited to present the broadcast of this opera which has garnered great success in the United States and deals with themes that perfectly fit in with the spirit of our times. As a member of the LGBT+ community, I am especially proud to offer our audience this opera which illustrates the realities of the trans community”,  Orchestre Classique de Montréal’s Executive Director Taras Kulish stated in a press release.