International Speakers’ Series: Sean Griffin

When and Where

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Robert Gill Theatre; 3rd floor (use St. George St. entrance)
Koffler Student Services Centre
214 College Street, Toronto, ON, M5T 2Z9


Sean Griffin


For decades, Sean Griffin has been a leading figure in contemporary music, performance and art communities of Los Angeles and abroad. Griffin has composed, directed, conducted and produced new intermedia works bringing to life dazzling, challenging interpretations to the stage and gallery with his opera design and performance consortium called Opera Povera. Their productions, recordings, live performances, and designs have been featured at MoMA, Brooklyn Museum, EMPAC, RedCat, LACMA, Schindler House, 56th Venice Biennial, Chicago’s MCA, Ostrava Days Festival, 2017 Ojai Festival, The Broad Museum, LA Philharmonic’s Green Umbrella Series and Performance Space New York. Opera Povera has created new works with the likes of George Lewis, Pauline Oliveros, Anne LeBaron, Charles Gaines, Aiyun Huang, Ron Athey and Catherine Sullivan.

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This event is co-sponsored by Jackman Humanities Institute. This event is free and open to the public. A small reception will follow the event. 

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214 College Street, Toronto, ON, M5T 2Z9