Tanya Tagaq with the ESO
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

Tanya Tagaq with the ESO

Conducted by Alexander Prior
Saturday, February 22, 2020 8:00 PM

Translated as “Grief,” Inuit composer and throat singer Tanya Tagaq’s Qiksaaktuq is a moving orchestral work dedicated to the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women. The evening also features ESO Chief Conductor Alexander Prior conducting Prokofiev’s Third Symphony and Webern’s Passacaglia.

Want to learn more about the program of this concert? Please join our musicologist D.T. Baker at our Symphony Prelude in the Upper Circle Lobby (Third Floor) at 7:00 PM.


  • TAGAQ Qiksaaktuq
  • PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Opus 44
  • WEBERN Passacaglia for Orchestra, Op.1
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