ADIZOKAN

for Indigenous vocals, throatboxer, electro-acoustic, and orchestra, with dance and film
full length: 40 minutes
suite: 20 minutes

Program Note

Adizokan is a genre-defying new creation featuring Indigenous vocals, electro-acoustic, and orchestral music, with dance and film. Eliot Britton, Red Sky Performance, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra partnered together for this World Premiere that explores Indigenous connections to ancestral origins, and features 85 musicians with guest vocalists and dancers.

Adizokan was premiered with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:30 pm. It was performed as part of the International Festival of Mayan Culture at the Teatro Peón Contreras, Mérida, Mexico on Tuesday, October 24, 2017

at 9 pm.

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