Two Odysseys: Pimooteewin / Gállábártnit

Two Odysseys: Pimooteewin / Gállábártnit

Music drama works sung and narrated in the Indigenous languages Cree and Sámi, rooted in their legends. Heli Huovinen, a multitalented Finnish Sámi actress, journalist, artist, educator, will be one of the narrators.

13. – 17.11.2019

Daniels Spectrum, Ada Slaight Hall

585 Dundas Street East, Toronto



Two Odysseys: Pimooteewin / Gállábártnit creative team and cast include Canadian Plains Cree actor Michael Greyeyes, librettist Thomson Highway, a Manitoba-born playwright, novelist and musician, who speaks Cree and Dene.  Music is composed by Britta Nyström from Sweden and Melissa Hui from Canada.  A truly international ensemble explores the Cree and Sámi legends, taking a voyage to unknown and familiar territories.

The work is presented by Soundstreams, one of the world’s leading contemporary music companies, and the largest global presenter of new Canadian music with a focus on innovative and experiental programming. 

More information: Soundstreams