Divine: A Jessye Norman Tribute

Monday, 11 February 2019 18:30 – Wednesday, 13 February 2019 18:30
Location: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Category: Film

Divine: A Jessye Norman Tribute

TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West

Monday, February 11 to Wednesday, February 13

Presented in partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival, this special tribute features three screenings and a candid live conversation with Jessye Norman. Film screenings include: The Tales of Hoffman (1951), directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger (February 11 at 6:30 PM); Jessye Norman Sings Carmen (1989), a behind-the-scenes documentary directed by Albert Maysles of Norman’s recording of Bizet’s opera with conductor Seiji Ozawa; Oedipus Rex (1993), director Julie Taymor’s theatrical adaptation of Stravinsky’s opera-oratorio featuring Jessye Norman as Jocasta (February 12 at 8:30 PM); Diva (1981), an exhilarating fusion of high culture and pulp thriller directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix (February 13 at 6:30 PM ). Tickets are $14 Adult, $11.50 student/senior and $10 Child/Youth.

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