New Music Concerts: The Mouths That Roar

Fri. Jan 10, 2020 at 7:30pm EST
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10.00 CAD $ - 35.00 CAD $
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10.00 CAD $ - 35.00 CAD $
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New Music Concerts and the Music Gallery present
The Mouths That Roar: Gabriel Dharmoo + Janice Jackson

Doors 7pm / Show 7:30pm
$35 Regular / $25 MG Members, Seniors, Arts Workers / $10 Students also available at 416-961-9594

An outrageous double bill of vocal pyrotechnics featuring Gabriel Dharmoo and Janice Jackson.

Montreal composer/performer Gabriel Dharmoo’s Anthropologies imaginaires (Imaginary Anthropologies) is a solo vocal performance that interacts with a video mockumentary. Various odd or isolated vocal expressions from around the world are woven together and revisited through imaginary folklore and experimental voice techniques, showcasing the virtuosity, versatility, and strangeness of the human voice. The result is a humorous and disturbing exploration of post-colonialism, post-exoticism, cultural extinction, globalization, normalized racism and cultural appropriation.

Halifax-based soprano Jackson’s Voice Dance is a program of solo vocal compositions, many written especially for her. Over the past 30 years Jackson has performed and perfected a large body of solo voice pieces from composers around the world. From pure extended vocal techniques (Marie Pelletier) to theatre without words (Alice Ping Yee Ho) to solo mini opera (James Rolfe) these pieces are guaranteed to excite, stimulate, and amuse.


Accessibility note:

The event's venue, 918 Bathurst, is not currently wheelchair accessible due to stairs (two half-flights to enter the performance space, and one flight to access the washrooms).  Please contact the Music Gallery Executive Director for any accommodation requests you may have: 

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The Music Gallery 918 Bathurst St.
Toronto, ON M5R 3G5
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