Yuri Klaz, Artistic Director and Conductor
Featuring: Andrew Balfour’s “Northern Lights”Special Guests:
Patti Kustorok (Manitoba Fiddling Hall of Fame)
Cory Campbell (traditional singer)
Mike Thompson (didgeridoo)
Elise Lavalee (viola)
the Norman Chief Memorial Dancers
Andrew Balfour’s 30 minute oratorio, Wa Wa Tey Wak (Northern Lights) premièred in 2006 and is the central work for this concert's celebration of Indigenous culture. The work is based on a legend written by Balfour.