Half Breed and Still Here

Yesterday’s concert in the Music Garden at Harbourfront was a celebration of Métis resilience featuring works by three Métis composers performed by the Wood and Wire Quartet with mezzo-soprano Rebecca Cuddy.  The full program is here.

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Rebecca Cuddy-p-500Today at 4pm in The Music Garden (Harbourfront) there’s a free concert of music by Métis composers performed by Rebecca Cuddy and the Wood and Wire Quartet.  Here’s the full program:

N. Weisensel, Three Songs from Li Keur: Riel’s Heart of the North, book and text by SM Steele

“The Mending of Violence Song”
“Beneath the Endless Azure Sky”
“You Come and Go”

T. Patrick Carrabré, Métis Songs (2022)

Chanson de la Gornouillèr (from a song by Pierre Falcon)

My People Will Sleep… (story chosen by the soloist)

Since When (poem by Gregory Scofield)

I. Cusson, Five Songs on Poems of Marilyn Dumont (2017) (new arrangement for voice and string quartet)

Letter to Sir John A. MacDonald
The Red & White
Helen Betty Osborne
Half-Human/Half Devil (Halfbreed) Muse
The Devil’s Language

Sorry for the short notice but I only just heard about it.