NEWS: ConneXXions 2019
On Monday, May 13, 2019, through the magic of technology, OrKidstra participated in a very special live event ConneXXions 2019: Crossing distances through collaboration. Big thanks to National Arts Centre Orchestra for inviting OrKidstra to be a part of this event!
Description of the event from the National Arts Centre website: “In partnership with the Royal College of Music and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, join NAC Orchestra Music Director Alexander Shelley and the acclaimed trumpet soloist Alison Balsom OBE for a special ‘connected’ event. Violinist Esther Abrami from the Royal College of Music will perform. And the Brent Youth Concert Band & String Chamber Orchestra in London, England and OrKidstra, in Ottawa, Canada [led by Co-Founder and Teaching Artist Margaret Tobolowska] will make music and connect in real time. This celebration of creativity, music making and storytelling will be sure to inspire reflection and appreciation for music’s power to unite people across distances, cultures, and generations.”
Watch the full LIVESTREAM video from “ConneXXions 2019” by clicking here.
Watch CTV News coverage of the event by clicking here.
Listen to Alan Neal’s coverage from CBC Radio’s “All in a Day” by clicking here.
Read the ARTSFILE review of this event by clicking here.
Read the Le Devoir article by clicking here.