Spirit Dreaming

CBSimgLast night I braved the storm to catch an intriguingly curated show at Trinity St. Paul’s.  Talisker Players’ Spirit Dreaming was a selection of music in which “western” composers explore the ideas of colonized peoples through the medium of vocal chamber music.  The music was interspersed with readings from creation myths from around the world.  It was very interesting to see how changing ideas of “cultural appropriation” and different cultural contexts; French and British colonies, Brazil, northern Finland, influenced works which range in time from the 1920s to the 2010s.

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