From Shostakovich to hip hop superstar NAS. Music historian David Metzer talks to Tom Service about musical quotation, drawing a parallel with Shostakovich Symphony No. 15 and the much sampled 'Apache' by The Incredible Bongo Band.
The National Arts Centre Orchestra will play Life Reflected that features a repertoire about four exceptional Canadian women: astronaut Roberta Bondar, Mi'kmaw poet and songwriter Rita Joe, writer Alice Munro and Todd, who was 15 when she died. The Todd portion was composed by Jocelyn Morlock.