Yet, not only did Nelson take on that task, but people there decided to start from scratch.
Khaos was commissioned in 2009 by Nelson's Amy Ferguson Institute. Nicola Harwood created the libretto and Don Macdonald composed the music.
Thursday night, Khaos took to the stage with a cast of 27 singers and a solo dancer. It has a production staff of 15, including designers, directors and technicians.
Daybreak's Chris Walker was there, so was Hilary Clarke, a reviewer with Opera Canada.
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