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Event Details

Dates: September 22, 2023

Venue: The Farquhar at Uvic

Time: 7:00pm

Location: Map

Admission: Tiered pricing: $48-68

Registration: Register

Tanya Tagaq

From Ikaluktutiak (Cambridge Bay, Nunavut), internationally celebrated artist Tanya Tagaq is an improvisational singer, avant-garde composer and bestselling author. A member of the Order of Canada, Polaris Music Prize and JUNO Award winner and recipient of multiple honorary doctorates, Tagaq is an original disruptor, a world-changing figure at the forefront of seismic social, political and environmental change.

A fearless innovator with a visceral stage presence and dizzyingly complex music, Tanya Tagaq is a Canadian cultural icon. With an extraordinary musical aesthetic, Tanya mines an artistic tradition dating back tens of thousands of years with a fierce power and contemporary sensibility. Tagaq’s performance will include qiasaaqtuq, featuring the Victoria Symphony, a moderated discussion and sivunitinni, accompanied by a quartet of local musicians.

The Farquhar at Uvic

Jamie Cassels Center 3800 Finnerty Rd

Victoria, BC V8P 5C2

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