Highlight Concert #8
Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre, 6101 University Ave., Halifax, NS
Montreal’s Architek Percussion and New York soprano Susan Botti join the famous Mi’kmaq painter, percussionist and storyteller Alan Syliboy to premiere a new piece specially written for Scotia Festival by Métis composer Eliot Britton. After intermission, Symphony Nova Scotia’s beloved former conductor Bernhard Gueller will lead a performance of Dvorak’s sunny Serenade for Winds.
Messiaen - Appel Interstellaire -Philip Myers, horn
Bartok, arr. Botti - Selected Duets - Susan Botti, soprano, Airi Yoshioka, violin
Messiaen - Oiseaux Exotiques -Simon Docking, piano, Bernhard Gueller, conductor
Eliot Britton - "this river could wash you away" (premiere) - Architek Percussion, Alan Syliboy, spoken word, Susan Botti, vocalist
Dvorak - Serenade for Winds, Op. 44 - Bernhard Gueller, conductor