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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.
As part of the Chan Centre Connects event series, music fans can also take advantage of [...] a pre-show talk with UBC School of Music faculty member Fred Stride (Oct 28, 7:15 pm., at the Royal Bank Cinema).
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