Leela Gilday brings Dene language, perspective to new production of Handel’s Messiah

The NWT’s own Leela Gilday will this holiday season give a Dene take on the centuries-old opera Messiah by George Frideric Handel. Her performance is part of the larger Messiah/Complex, a new interpretation of Handel’s composition by Toronto theatre company Against the Grain, which incorporates minority voices across Canada for the production’s broadcast in December. […]