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Cris Derksen’s Omiimiikaa
Composer Cris Derksen, Image Credit Tanja Tiziana
NMC’s 50th Anniversary Commissions for Distanced Ensemble Digital Broadcast 1
Cellist and composer Cris Derksen reflects upon the natural environment of the Toronto neighbourhood of Mimico, whose name is derived from the Ojibwe word omiimiikaa meaning \"abundant with wild pigeons\" and the importance of the area as a thoroughfare for the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples.
Cris Derksen (CAN) Omiimiikaa (World Premiere) for cello, powwow drum, voice, electronics and video (2022).
FEATURING: Cris Derksen —Composer
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7:45PM Pre-Concert Talk