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Legendary director Peter Sellars and video artist Bill Viola to present production of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde

TORONTO.- The Canadian Opera Company opens its winter season with one of music history?s most influential works, Richard Wagner?s Tristan und Isolde. The COC?s 2013 presentation of Tristan und Isolde marks legendary director Peter Sellars? company debut and the first time his original, awe-inspiring production has appeared in North America. This multi-sensory experience features video imagery by internationally renowned video artist Bill Viola, who ?has come up with an image of the scale and scope, grandeur and immensity, and genuine transcendence that Wagner was imagining,? says Sellars.
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