The Muted Note

Oct 15, 2014

Performance, Concert


Grand Luxe Hall, Western Front


8:00 p.m.


The Muted Note (2013) is a duet by composer Scott Thomson and performer Susanna Hood that interprets the writings of Canadian poet P.K. Page through song and dance. The hour-long performance in the Grand Luxe Hall featured a suite of eleven original songs composed and performed by Thomson for trombone and voice, accompanied by choreographed movement by Hood.

Following their performance, Thomson and Hood were joined by writer and Canadian literary critic Sandra Diwa for a conversation on the life and work of Page. 

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.