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General Public: $44

Museum member : $38

34 and under: $23

Le temps des forêts - Constantinople

A musical and poetic work inspired by the personal stories of people living in long-term care facilities (CHSLDs), which pays tribute to the rich memories of our seniors.

A project developed in partnership with La Société pour les arts en milieu de santé (SAMS).

Source : Constantinople

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General Public: $44

Museum member : $38

34 and under: $23

Saturday October 24, 2020 at 08:00 pm

ARTISTS

Didem Basar, kanun
Hélène Dorion, writer
Elinor Frey, Baroque cello
Patrick Graham, percussion
Tanya Laperrière, Baroque violin
Suzie Leblanc, soprano
Amijai Shalev, bandoneon
Kiya Tabassian, composition, setar and musical direction

Co-written by Kiya Tabassian and Hélène Dorion, Le temps des forêts is a poignant tribute to seniors living in Montreal's long-term care facilities (CHSLDs), which sets the richness of their memories to poetry and music.
 
This work was written following several meetings, which took place from 2016 to 2019, between the gatherers of memories, Kiya Tabassian and Suzie LeBlanc, and the residents of a number of CHSLDs. Inspired by the fascinating accounts of their lives and experiences, this work immortalizes in its own unique way the memories the seniors generously shared with the artists.
   
Hélène Dorion has written an extraordinary suite of poems, some movements of which have drawn on the stories and testimonials they collected, and Kiya Tabassian has created music that reflects the richness and diversity of our society, from yesterday to today.

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