Topher Mokrzewski on #UncleJohn

Topher Mokrzewski on #UncleJohn

Jenna Simeonov

Topher Mokrzewski is a man of many hats. As Music Director of Against the Grain Theatre, he has been the musical mind behind most of AtG Theatre’s projects, including the Dora Award-winning Figaro’s Wedding. Topher recently wrapped up a season as Calgary Opera’s Resident Conductor, and his next stop is the Banff Centre for the Arts, for the inevitable #UncleJohn. I caught up with him in a small window of respite from the travel and work; he entertained my questions amid boxes, packed to move house. Topher talks about messing with Mozart, having a “mountain experience,” and packing the right shoes for Banff.

Stay tuned to meet the rest of the #UncleJohn creative team, and to catch what’s happening during our time in Banff. Click here for details about the shows, running August 1-3, 2014 at the Cave and Basin National Historic Site.



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