Trading Places: Un Échange with Ida Toninato and Émilie Girard-Charest

Oct 26 — Nov 6, 2018



In partnership with Coastal Jazz & Blues Society, Music on Main, New Orchestra Workshop (NOW) Society, and Suoni per il Popolo, Western Front hosted saxophonist Ida Toninato and cellist Émilie Girard-Charest for a ten-day residency as part of the series Trading Places: Un Échange. Montréal-based musicians performed in the Grand Luxe Hall with the NOW Society ensemble, participated in the Trading Places Marathon alongside twenty Vancouver-based improvisers, and performed at Music on Main as part of their Modulus Festival. 

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

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