Soundstreams

Canada
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Duration 25 min.
Booth 203
09 November 2022 at 14:00 Conservatoire de musique de Montréal - Salle de concert
Artistic Direction: Lawrence Cherney, Artistic Director, Soundstreams
It has been said that DEATH, SEX AND ETERNITY preoccupied iconic Québec composer Claude Vivier, murdered in 1983 at the age of 34 years. This is an interdisciplinary program that includes two works performed live with haunting video by Indigenous artist Michael Greyeyes: the virtuoso piano solo “Shiraz”; and the mesmerizing “Cinq chansons pour percussion”. It also features his lyrical song “Hymnen an die Nacht”, and the whimsical but poignant “Love Songs” for 7 singers, a drama running the gamut from nursery rhymes and folkloric traditions, to deep questions of our place in the universe. Performing Live Soprano Carla Huhtanen Piano Serouj Kradjian Percussion Ryan Scott Film Director Michael Greyeyes Dancers performing on film Louis Laberge-Côté, Claudia Moore, Jillian Peever Singers performing on film Sopranos Vania Chan, Carla Huhtanen, Lindsay McIntyre, Mezzo-soprano Robin Dann, Alex Samaris, Tenor Bud Roach, Baritone Keith Lam
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