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Astrolabe Presents- May 15th

Astrolabe Presents: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral:
A New Music in New Places Concert at Britannia Mine

A moveable concert through the historic buildings and artifacts of the Britannia Mine, once the largest copper mine in the British Empire, now an award-winning Museum and National Historic Site! An all-contemporary, all-Canadian concert featuring the music of Clifford Crawley, Jocelyn Morlock, Jeffrey Ryan, R. Murray Schafer, Norman Symonds, and more, and featuring the WORLD PREMIERE of Leslie Uyeda‘s The Sex Lives of Vegetables (Part III) with poetry by Lorna Crozier.

Extracting Canadian musical treasures at the Britannia Mine Museum!

Kathryn Cernauskas, flute

AK Coope, clarinet

Shelley Stewart Hunt, choreographer

Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano

Heather Pawsey, soprano

Dancers from Capilano University‘s Musical Theatre Diploma Program

WHERE: Britannia Mine Museum

Sea-To-Sky HIghway 99 (just south of Squamish)

WHEN: May 15, 2011 @ 3:00 p.m.

HOW: Admission is FREE

Due to space restrictions, seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis

Call the reservations line at 1-604-896-2233, ext. 244, or toll-free at 1-800-896-4044, ext. 244, or email scott@bcmm.ca.

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral is part of the Canadian Music Centre’s “New Music in New Places, an initiative designed to take Canadian music out of concert halls and in to alternative venues. The Canadian Music Centre is an independent, not for profit, non-government agency that promotes and disseminates the music of Canadian composers. The Canadian Music Centre gratefully acknowledges the support of the SOCAN Foundation and the Government of Canada through the Canada Music Fund.

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