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Canadian composer confronts changing climate

Canadian composer confronts changing climate

janvier 30, 2017
National

New piece's première will help open the Winnipeg New Music Festival

"Greek-Canadian composer Christos Hatzis has delved into the Pandora’s box of global warming to find inspiration for one of the centrepieces of this year’s Winnipeg New Music Festival.

The composer of the score for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Going Home Star: Truth and Reconciliation marks his return with Syn-Phonia (Migrant Patterns), an electro-acoustic, multi-disciplinary work featuring Inuit throat singer Tiffany Ayalik and Sufi singer Maryem Hassan-Tollar. The piece receives its world première by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra when the festival launches tonight at 7:30 p.m. and runs through Feb. 4 with a jam-packed slate of nightly concerts, panel discussions, pre- and post-show chats, art exhibitions, food, fashion shows, after-parties and other satellite events celebrating the now and new..."

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Compositeurs apparentés : Christos Hatzis