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Salon 21: R. Murray Schafer & the Natural World    Fri Feb 24, 2017, Toronto, ON

Regarded as a pioneer of “acoustic ecology,” Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer has long been concerned with environmental sound. In partnership with Soundstreams, this musical event will explore notions of wilderness and soundscapes in conversation with artist Janet Macpherson and composer David Jaeger. There will also be a Gallery Prelude featuring a docent-led tour of Janet Macpherson: A Canadian Bestiary.

Gallery Prelude included with half-price Friday admission. FREE for Gardiner Friends. Salon 21 is FREE with registration.

About Gardiner Museum

The Gardiner Museum is an inviting destination that inspires and connects people, art and ideas through clay, one of the world’s oldest art forms.

Year-round the Museum mounts special exhibitions, events, lectures and clay classes to complement its permanent collection.

About Soundstreams

Soundstreams is one of the world’s leading contemporary music companies, and the biggest global presenter of new Canadian music. Under the direction of Artistic Director Lawrence Cherney and Executive Director Ben Dietschi, the company showcases the work of living Canadian and international composers, with a focus on innovative thematic and experiential programming that provides context and contributes to the rich legacy of Canadian music at home and around the world. Visit http://soundstreams.ca .

 
 

For more information:

Contact Name: Emma Fowler
Website: https://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca/event/salon-21-r-murray-schafer-natural-world/
E-mail: emmaf (at) soundstreams.ca

Additional Contacts & Websites:

R. Murray Schafer & Acoustic ecology
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acoustic_ecology

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