The Burning Fiery Furnace


Bourgie Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
8pm, 11 June 2015

“What is there to say about this production if not that it was excellent on all accounts! The casting of the roles was impeccable and offered young singers from Canada and the US a perfect platform on which to share their vocal and dramatic talent”

“A cohesive performance, inspiring in its content, bewitching for its ritual and sacral atmosphere”

Following on the success of Curlew River, BOP presented The Burning Fiery Furnace in June 2015. It is the second of Benjamin Britten’s three church parables, and was last performed in Montreal more than fifty years ago. Stage directed by Marc Béland and presented in the ideal setting of Bourgie Hall, this production was the result of a partnership with the Arte Musica Foundation.


Nebuchadnezzar : Daniel T. Curran
Astrologer : Andrew Bogard
Ananias : David Tinervia
Misael : Andrew Fuchs
Azarias : Nathan Keoughan
Herald : Chad Sloan
The Entertainers : Émilie Claire Le Ménédeu, Nelleke Dagher, Alexis Charrette
Chorus of Courtiers : Arthur Tanguay-Labrosse, Kerry Bursey, Dillon Hatcher, Vincent Kim, Charles Beaudoin, Hugo Mayrand, Léo McKenna
Hubert Tanguay-Labrosse : Music director

Production designers

Stage Direction : Marc Béland
Scenography : Marianne Benny-Perron
Costumes : Anne-Sophie Gaudet
Lighting : Cérdric Delorme-Bouchard