David James Brock

playwright, poet, librettist

David James Brock is a Canadian playwright, poet and librettist. Author of poetry collection, Everyone is CO2. Librettist for Scottish pub opera, The Sloans Project. Co-creator of Breath Cycle, an opera for cystic fibrosis.

Opera (Toronto): Tap:Ex Metallurgy


  • Ernest Balmer Studio 9 Trinity Street Toronto, ON, M5A 1G3 Canada

David will return to Tapestry New Opera as the librettist for a new collaboration of experimental punk and opera in Tap: ex Metallurgy. This piece explores modes through which opera might assume a twenty-first century rebirth and involves collaborating with members of Canadian hardcore band Fucked Up, and two of Canada’s most masterful and versatile opera singers, mezzo-soprano Krisztina Szabó and tenor David Pomeroy.

Creators:
Mike Haliechuk*
Jonah Falco*
Josh Zucker*
Michael Hidetoshi Mori

*from Fucked Up

Guest Composer:
Ivan Barbotin

Guest Librettist:
David James Brock

Director:
Michael Hidetoshi Mori

Performers:
Krisztina Szabó
David Pomeroy

For ticket info visit Tapestry New Opera's website.