The Canadian Children’s Opera Company (CCOC) proudly announces its latest commission, “The Nightingale of 1000 Songs”, based on a beloved Armenian folk tale, created by composer Serouj Kradjian and Dora award-winning librettist Marjorie Chan.
The Nightingale of 1000 Songs blends cultures and musical styles in a truly unique way, framed to be sung by children, for children, and audiences of all ages.
The opera follows the journey of Leah and Ari as they emerge from a tragedy in their homeland. The children embark on an adventure to find the Nightingale of 1000 Songs so she can bring back life and joy to their world. Along the way, they remember their lost friends and family, and face many challenges and obstacles.
(photo of composer Serouj Kradjian)