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): Songbook VII @ Tapestry Opera


  • Ernest Balmer Studio (Studio 315) 9 Trinity Street Toronto, ON, M5A 1G3 Canada

Tapestry Opera presents Songbook VII, highlights from Tapestry’s 37-year collection of Canadian new opera repertoire. The program includes a piece I wrote with Iman Habibi in 2010 called Miss Quickly, about a conversation between an addict and her pre-addict self.

The program features Krisztina Szabó,  Keith Klassen, and Steven Philcox along side an exciting collection of emerging singers. There's also a slew of great composers and librettists work being featured including Gareth Williams, Anna Chatterton, Nicolas Billion, Hanna Moscovtich, James Rolfe, and Maja Ardal...to name but just a few.

Shows run February 23 (7:30pm) & 24 (7:30pm & 10:00pm).