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November 14
7:30 p.m.
  • Norman Wells
November 14
  • 7:30 pm
    • Fort Smith
November 15
  • 8:00 pm
    • Tuktoyaktuk
November 17
  • 7:30 pm
    • Yellowknife

Ticket price

  • Yellowknife adults: 
    $35
  • Yellowknife seniors: 
    $25
  • Yellowknife youth: 
    $25
  • Outside YK adults: 
    $25
  • Outside YK seniors: 
    $10
  • Outside YK youth: 
    $10
  • Tuktoyaktuk : 
    FREE
  • Family package : 
    Adult $15 Youth $10

 

Five-member 

performance

Norman Wells
Dennis Drolet 
Community Hall
Nov 14 | 7:30 pm
 
Five-member 
performance
Fort Smith
St. Joseph’s Cathedral
Nov 14 | 7:30 pm
 
Five-member 
performance
Tuktoyaktuk
Tuk Arena
Nov 15 | 8 pm
 
Full nine-member
performance 
Yellowknife
NACC
Nov 17 | 7:30 pm
 

https://vimeo.com/78705652

Montreal’s cutting-edge classical string band Collectif9 has been gathering steam since 2011, attracting diverse audiences in varied spaces. Known for energized, innovative arrangements of classical repertoire, Collectif9 employs lights, staging and amplification more commonly seen at rock acts, and heralds a new age in genre-bending classical performance. Collectif9 has already performed more than 80 concerts across North America, Europe, and Asia; from outdoor concerts at Canadian summer festivals, to winter tours in the north, to Christmas-time in China, the ensemble combines the power of an orchestra with the crispness of a chamber ensemble.
 
collectif9’s new show, VolksMusica, expands upon the folk melodies and rhythms audiences have come to expect in a collectif9 performance, but integrates an ironic flavour with works by Mahler, Ligeti, Gabriel Prokofiev, and others. These original arrangements feature textures and special instrumental effects that transport the listener out of the concert hall and into a world of fantasy and imagery. collectif9 presents VolksMusica in 2017-18 and beyond.
 
During the 2017-18 season, collectif9 will return to Asia with concerts in China and South Korea. The group will appear in Ontario, British Columbia, and the Northwest Territories, as well as in communities across the Island of Montreal as part of Conseil des arts de Montréal en tournée. With the exceptional support of the Canada Council’s New Chapter program and in collaboration with Architek Percussion, collectif9 has commissioned a complete show from composers Derek Charke, Nicole Lizée, Eliot Britton, Luna Pearl Woolf, and Bret Higgins, with words by Kaie Kellough. The Montreal premiere of the show will take place in the spring of 2018.