Queering Debussy - Ariettes Oubliées
Exploring Debussy's music from a queer and ecological lens
New Project Alert!
This exciting new project exists to highlight the intersection of queerness, nature, & art song through a series of audio-visual content of Debussy’s Ariettes oubliées. Exploring contemporary filmmaking and music video practices, intermodal arts, and experimental approaches to mixing "nature sounds" into classical music, we will present classical vocal music in an interesting and easily accessible format.
The dream team!
Anna Bigland-Pritchard: soprano, co-director, marketing
Alex Chen: collaborative pianist, co-director, administration
Kelly Conlin: Cinematographer
Wynn Gogol: Audio engineering, mixing and mastering
Angelica Schwartz: Co-Director, Dramaturg
Jami Reimer: Sound Artist
Claire Saunders: Choreographer, dancer
Loreto Espinoza: Actor
We are currently in the early stages of post-production! This project was recorded in August, and filmed in September 2022. Find us at www.instagram.com/gay4nature for behind the scenes and announcements!
Thank you to Canada Council for the Arts for funding this project!
Watch this space and our social media for updates!