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CITY OPERA VANCOUVER HAS RECEIVED a commissioning grant of $16,000 from the Canada Council to support Pauline, a new opera set in Vancouver in March, 1913, during the last week in artist Pauline Johnson's life Composer Christos Hatzis is setting a libretto by Margaret Atwood, and the piece is being written as a vehicle for mezzo Judith Forst. The premiere will take place at a restored, 650-seaton Pantages Theatre on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside early in 2011, and there are plans to release the premiere on Naxos Records in a projected new Canadian Classics series.
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