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Tapestry @ The Park
Rocking Horse Winner in Concert

Tapestry @ The Park

Tapestry Opera’s critically acclaimed Rocking Horse Winner returns for a live concert presentation. 

The Show: Rocking Horse Winner tells the story of Paul, a young man obsessed with fixing his family’s ‘bad luck’. His obsession connects him to a dark magic that helps him win money, but makes him vulnerable to powerful voices.

The Venue: Riverdale Park East is on the corner of Gerrard St. E. and Broadview Ave. with a beautiful view overlooking Toronto’s skyline. Guests are invited to dress for the weather and bring blankets to sit on the ground to enjoy a stunning open-air concert. Due to public health restrictions, capacity is very limited. Seating is on the ground within social distancing circles. Because of the slope of the park and sightlines for all guests, chairs and umbrellas are not permitted.

The Company: 

Music by Gareth Williams

Libretto by Anna Chatterton

Music Direction by Kamna Gupta
Assistant Music Direction by Greg Oh

Paul - Asitha Tennekoon
Ava, his mother - Lucia Cesaroni
Basset - Peter McGillivray
Oscar - Keith Klassen

With music performed by
House - Midori Marsh, Alex Hetherington, Stephen Bell, Korin Thomas-Smith
Orchestra - Stephane Mayer - Piano, Aysel Taghi-Zada - Violin, Suhashini Arulanandam - Violin, Brenna McLane - Viola,  Bryan Holt - Cello

To ensure the safety of our audiences and artists, we ask everyone to comply with public health guidelines. This event includes: marked seating areas that are spaced two metrs apart; mandatory mask wearing until you are seated in your area; health-check questionnaire prior to entry; touch-free ticket check-in; one-direction walk flow; and audience contact tracing. This is a smoke, vaping, and alcohol free venue.

Unfortunately this site is not accessible and is not recommended for patrons with mobility issues. If you are unable to join us, we will be documenting the concert and look forward to sharing that with you in the weeks ahead.

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