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Event Name: Tanya Tagaq
Event Date(s): May 07, 2017
Location: Meaford
Contact Phone Number: 5195380463 or 18775380463
Contact E-mail: info@meafordhall.ca
Website: Click here to visit
Description: Tanya Tagaq Grand reopening event!
Sun May 7, 8pm $50/$60
Polaris Prize, JUNO award-winner and 2017 Order of Canada recipient Tanya Tagaq is an innovative, impressive vocalist. Tagaq can capture the most ethereal moments of desire, or find the deepest, huskiest, beating pulse, with her voice and breath. She can create a soundscape from inhalation and exhalation, summon a powerful emotion from the smallest movement of lips, throat, lungs.
Her intense, evocative vocalizations, based on Inuit throat singing traditions, help reclaim the controversial 1922 film Nanook of the North. Tagaq, along with percussionist Jean Martin and violinist Jesse Zubot perform a live accompaniment to the films silent images of life in an early 20th-century Inuit community in Northern Quebec.
Tanya Tagaq’s unique vocal expression may be rooted in Inuit throat singing but her music has as much to do with electronica, industrial and metal influences as it does with traditional culture. Don’t miss this stellar evening featuring one of Canada’s best. tanyatagaq.com Presented by Meaford Hall