The featured composition for this noon hour concert is a 25-minute piece titled Mama’s Painting: Louis Riel’s Dream by Dr Karen Sunabacka. The piece is inspired by an unfinished collection of paintings by her Métis grandmother Lenore Clouston titled “Louis Riel’s Dream.” The five paintings were to highlight the history of Western Canada through the stories of the indigenous peoples, illustrating the clashes of cultures and politics in Canada and pointing to a future where people of all races could live in harmony.
The World’s Challenge Challenge at the University of Waterloo is a competition where teams of three diverse students picked United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (also known as Global Goals), and will propose a solution. Teams will make a 5-7 minute presentation to a panel of judges, with Q&A.
Gloria! Songs of Joy. Sometimes known as the Hymn of Angels, the Latin Gloria is one of the most exuberant and ecstatic of sacred texts. Join the UW Choir in a fusion of Medieval, Classical, Jazz, and Global Musics in an exploration of musical joy. Includes works by Bach, Mozart, Poulenc, Esenvalds, and a host of others. The perfect balm for the Canadian Winter blues.
TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2018 — 4:00 PM TO 6:00 PM EDT
Join us for the Waterloo Institute for Complexity & Innovation [WICI] Poetry & Complexity event on Tuesday, March 27, 2018.
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: University of Waterloo, Davis Centre. Room 1301.
Directed by Daniel Warren, students, staff, faculty, and alumni from all faculties join together to play beautiful symphonic music.
Selections include Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 (The Unfinished); Smetana’s The Moldau; Brahms’ "Academic Festival Overture"; Saint Saëns’ "Bacchanale" from Samson and Delilah; Massenet’s "Meditation" from Thaïs (violin soloist Lila Huang); Mahler’s Adagietto, from Symphony No. 5.