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Glenn Visitin: Artist 2023: Andrew Balfour Concert

Tue., Feb. 7, 2023 7:30 p.m. - Tue., Feb. 7, 2023 9:00 p.m.

Location: University Theatre, Riddell Centre

The University of Regina, Department of Music is thrilled to have have Composer, Conductor, and Speaker, Andrew Balfour as our 2023 Glenn Visiting Artist. He was just nominated for a Juno Award for the Classical Album of the Year.

Of Cree descent, Andrew Balfour is an innovative composer/conductor/singer/sound designer with a large body of choral, instrumental, electro-acoustic and orchestral works, including Take the Indian (a vocal reflection on missing children), Empire Étrange: The Death of Louis Riel, Bawajigaywin (Vision Quest) and Manitou Sky, an orchestral tone poem. His new Indigenous opera, Mishaboozʼs Realm, was commissioned by LʼAtelier Lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal and Highlands Opera Workshop.

Andrew is also the founder and Artistic Director of the vocal group Camerata Nova, now in its 22nd year of offering a concert series in Winnipeg. With Camerata Nova, Andrew specializes in creating “concept concerts”, many with Indigenous subject matter.