Arts Commons Presents
Jack Singer Concert Hall
Arts Commons & One Yellow Rabbit Present
BD&P World Music
Part of the 31st annual High Performance Rodeo, Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts
Arts Commons, Jack Singer Concert Hall
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Opening Act: Ghostkeeper
Concert at 7:30pm
Includes an intermission
Journey through Australia’s cultural heartland in a theatrical, visually sumptuous, multimedia performance. This collective of musicians, composers, dancers, and filmmakers tell deeply felt stories with stunning imagery, traditional and contemporary song, and performed in 11 Indigenous languages with traditional instruments, including the didgeridoo.
Entertaining as it educates, their performance dirtsong raises awareness of the importance, resonance, and contribution that Aboriginal traditions have on global culture, as well as the issues that Indigenous people face worldwide. A one-of-a-kind performance that speaks of endurance, challenge, unity, and the triumph of the spirit.
“An uplifting experience that said more about black and white solidarity than a million parliamentary speeches.” - The West Australian
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The Jack Singer Concert Hall in Arts Commons is described as one of the most beautiful and acoustically acclaimed venues in North America.
As the home of Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, BD&P World Music, and TD Jazz, audiences are treated to some of the world's finest musical events. Special features incorporated into the hall design allow rentals to outside promoters and the community, providing a spectrum of entertainment year-round.
Named after Mr. Jack Singer ($1.5M contribution from his sons, Alan and Stephen Singer), the concert hall is also the home of the Carthy Organ donated by the Carthy Foundation in the amount of $750,000 in memory of Mrs. Margaret Mannix.
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