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Music of the Heavens feat. Orchid Ensemble

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Music of the Heavens is a community-based creation of a live musical and multimedia visual animated performance told through images of ancient astrological stories exploring myths and belief systems that make up our rich multicultural fabric of Canadian society.

Inspired by ancient legends of the stars in Chinese, Greek, and First Nations cultures, this project features original interdisciplinary compositions of cross-cultural animated visuals and music. The team of visual artist, animators, music composers, instrumentalists, and software developers has come together to create an immersive audio-visual inter-arts performance. This is an exploration of the cultural heritages of the participating artists, and the meeting of cultures in our Canadian multi-cultural environment.

Music of the Heavens is a multimedia presentation performed by projecting in real-time animated images of mythological stories set to world-class musical accompaniment – not unlike a DJ creating their own unique live music set. The animated stories are told through ancient astrological characters representing the four seasons, and highlight different cultural beliefs of many Canadian citizens.

This project marries ancient myths and philosophies with our contemporary multicultural reality, new forms of visual and musical expression and digital technology. It encourages the public to look at old traditions from a fresh angle. At the same time, it promotes the awareness of both Indigenous, Asian, and Greek influences in contemporary Canadian arts and the shared heritages as well as connections between different cultures.

Music of the Heavens multimedia performance will take place at the the Rotary Centre for the Arts Mary Irwin Theatre in Kelowna on November 30, 2017.

Tickets: $20 Adult, $10 Student, $50 Family Rate (2 Adults & 2 Students)
Purchase below, or call the Rotary Centre for the Arts box office at 250-717-5304.


Venue

Rotary Centre for the Arts
421 Cawston Avenue
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6Z1 Canada
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Phone:
250-717-5304
Website:
https://rotarycentreforthearts.com/

 

PARKING : Metered street parking is available outside the centre (free after 5 PM & Sundays). One block south on Ellis Street, parking has been increased at the Library Parkade to 668 spaces, and Memorial Parkade to 519 spaces (opening fall 2016). Parkades are free after 6 PM except during special events. There is an Impark Lot at Prospera Place (access from Water or Cawston) and Impark Lot at the corner of Ellis and Cawston (access from Cawston).

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