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