Métis Fiddler Quartet North West Voyage Showcase
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Thursday, May 10
235 Queens Quay West
Join the Métis Fiddler Quartet as they present a free showcase of music from their debut CD, North West Voyage! North West Voyage reflects the beauty and diversity of the Aboriginal fiddle traditions in Canada. Drawing on their diverse backgrounds in classical music, jazz, and beyond, the Métis Fiddler Quartet will take you along the trade routes across the North Western frontier and back.
The siblings strive to share their passion for Métis fiddle music with new audiences through their performances, educational presentations and interactive workshops across Canada and the world. A premiere of the Métis Fiddler Quartet's new video "Trade Song," directed by Shane Belcourt and starring Mohawk contemporary dancer Santee Smith will be screened following the performance.
A public reception will begin at 6pm with performances starting at 7pm.
Co-produced with the Métis Fiddler Quartet.
Part of Planet IndigenUS 2012, co-produced with Harbourfront Centre and Woodland Cultural Centre.
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