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Discovering the beauty, intrigue, pride and sorrow of Canadian Indigenous music.That is the topic surrounding this weekend's Camerata Nova concert - Taken Missed Sarah Jo's interview with Andrew, Mel and guest composer Jeremy Dutcher? Watch the video here!

Curated by Andrew Balfour and conducted by Mel Braun, Taken features the resonant legacy of traditional music, including the personal songs of elders. CamerataNovaSarahAndrewJeremyMelSarah Jo Kirsch, Andrew Balfour, Jeremy Dutcher and Mel Braun

It also showcases three premières by Jeremy Dutcher, a New Brunswick Maliseet composer/vocal artist now living in Toronto; Lindsay Knight (Eekwol), a composer and hip-hop artist extraordinaire from Saskatoon; and our own Andrew Balfour offering a dramatic work about Frobisher taking Inuit back to England as “curiosities.”

Taken is Camerata Nova’s contribution to the national truth and reconciliation initiative.



Featured Artists: Madeleine Allakariallak, Jason Klippenstein and Leanne Zacharias

Narrator: Fred Ford

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:30 pm & Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Venue: Ukrainian Labour Temple (591 Pritchard Avenue, corner of Pritchard and MacGregor)