"There is nothing like Patria in the history of Canadian musical theatre, either in ambition, scope or mythmaking potency"
William Littler, Toronto Star September 16, 2002
We are sorry if you did not get the opportunity to experience this event and we hope that it can be presented again in the future. Thanks to everyone for your support and encouragement over the past ten years.
The Asterion Lecture
(a talk given by Jerrard at the TransCanada Institute - University of Guelph)
The Patria Board
40 years, [Murray Schafer] has been writing a huge cycle of 12 music-theater
works, collectively titled "Patria." Larger than Wagner's
"Ring" cycle or Karlheinz Stockhausen's "Licht,"
this cycle challenges the boundaries of both music and theater.
Colin Eatock New York
Times August 27, 2005
The most wildly imaginative and physically
ambitious series of music theatre works in the history of the Canadian
Littler, Toronto Star
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