Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 7:30 pm & Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Venue: Crescent Fort Rouge United Church (525 Wardlaw Avenue, corner of Nassau and Wardlaw)
Curator: Andrew Balfour
Conductor: Mel Braun
Pre-concert talk: Saturday at 6:45 pm / Sunday at 2:15 pm
Experience the poignant drama of a Manitoba Indigenous hunter/trapper who signs up to fight in World War I. Join conductor Mel Braun and composer/singer/Artistic Director Andrew Balfour with Indigenous cellist Cris Derksen, traditional drummer/singer Cory Campbell and the Winnipeg Boys’ Choir, among other guest artists. Beauty and drama that is 100 years young. This concert also features Herbert Howells’ Requiem, a masterwork on the death of his son.
Fallen is the second concert in a series dedicated to truth and reconciliation. In 2020, look for our third concert, Captive, expressing the power and sadness of Indigenous incarceration.