There were protests around the world, including in front of the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, but the harsh sentence and refusal of President Eisenhower to provide clemency came in the context of Cold War hysteria.
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The 14th edition of the Montreal International Musical Competition celebrates the art of singing, featuring 24 young singers from nine countries who will share over $80,000 in prizes during the competition taking place May 25-June 5.
The soft lyrics crooning behind the opening scene of Triplex Nervosa tell us the characters we are about to meet are “looking for shelter from the storm.”
It might sound incongruous to label a confirmed modernist a “Renaissance Man, but the moniker fits Jean Derome’s many modes of expression.
It opens big and closes big, with a range of ensembles filling out the four-day festival in typical “Victo” style – bold and eclectic.