Trading Places: Un Échange with Elizabeth Millar and Sam Shalabi

Nov 9, 2019

Concert, Performance


Grand Luxe Hall, Western Front


7:00 p.m.


In partnership with Coastal Jazz & Blues Society, Music on Main, New Orchestra Workshop (NOW) Society, and Suoni per il Popolo, Western Front hosted clarinetist Elizabeth Millar and guitarist/oudist Sam Shalabi for a ten-day residency as part of the series Trading Places: Un Échange. The musicians were accompanied by saxophonist Ida Toninato and cellist Émilie Girard-Charest for a concert in the Grand Luxe Hall, and performed at several other Vancouver venues with local musicians Soma Morse, Giorgio Magnanensi, Joshua Zubot, and Josh Stevenson, and actor Omari Newton. 

Presented with support from SOCAN Foundation and the Government of Canada.

Video documentation of this event is available upon request.

Western Front is a non-profit
artist-run centre in Vancouver.

We acknowledge the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations as traditional owners of the land upon which Western Front stands.