In 'Tales of Hemingway' Orchestra Iowa program shines light on mental illness, through artistry

In 'Tales of Hemingway' Orchestra Iowa program shines light on mental illness, through artistry

Link | Written centuries apart, a common thread of themes or artists touched by mental illness weaves through all four pieces being performed […] Canadian composer Jocelyn Morlock’s Juno Award-winning “My Name is Amanda Todd,” written in response to a 15-year-old cyberbullying victim’s suicide in 2012. 

Couloir's Heidi Krutzen and Ariel Barnes return home for border-crossing VSO concert

Couloir's Heidi Krutzen and Ariel Barnes return home for border-crossing VSO concert

Link | "We have a double concerto that [Vancouver-born] James Maxwell is writing for us, commissioned by Turning Point, that we’ll be premiering next November in Vancouver…”

DanceWorks Presents Six Nations' Kaha:wi Dance Theatre

DanceWorks Presents Six Nations' Kaha:wi Dance Theatre

Link | The recorded musical score by Cris Derksen (mixed Cree Nation) features Pura Fé (Tuscarora and Taino Nations), Ngahuia Murphy(Ngati Manawa, Ngati Ruapani ki Waikaremoana, Tuhoe, Ngati Kahungunu, New Zealand), Semiah Smith (Kahnyen'kehàka Nation/Mohawk Nation), and others for an international Indigenous women's emotive landscape where Lightning Woman, Mother of Mothers, and Clay Woman come to tell their story, gather strength and activate power