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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
Link | Spencer McKnight (tenor), Emma Char (mezzo-soprano), Peter Barrett (bass-baritone) and Simone Osborne (soprano) will sing Handel’s Messiah along with the Regina Philharmonic Chorus and Regina Symphony Orchestra on Dec. 19, 2018.
Link | John Korsrud’s The Hard Rubber Orchestra presents A Tribute to King Crimson.
Link | …included on the program for the first concert of the 2018-19 season in the symphony’s Explorations series is Jocelyn Morlock’s My Name Is Amanda Todd, which won Classical Composition of the Year at this year’s Juno Awards.
Link | One of these pieces was My Name Is Amanda Todd, by Jocelyn Morlock, a Manitoba native who is composer-in-residence with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Link | When Anton Dvořák wrote his massive Stabat Mater—in which the VSO will be joined by the UBC University Singers and four powerful soloists…
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