The Broadway Theatre

The SJO & The SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival Present: Poetics of Jazz

Saturday, October 22, 2022
7:30 PM / Broadway Theatre

Show at 7:30PM, doors at 6:30PM. All ages. Mask-wear is required when attending events at The Broadway Theatre.

This concert is co-presented by the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival.

Poetics in Jazz is a special concert that celebrates and showcases the work of Saskatchewan-based poets. We’ll be weaving performances of their poetry alongside newly composed original music orchestrated for large jazz ensemble. We will also be presenting the western Canadian premier of the Atwood Suite by Canadian composer Andrew Rathbun.

The Saskatchewan-based poets involved in this concert include poet and author Michael Bradford, Pattie O’Rourke poetry scholarship recipient Glenda Fu, Saskatchewan’s current Youth Poet Laureate Lauren (Lo) Klassen, and former Saskatchewan Poet Laureate Glen Sorestad.

Contributing composers include Silas Friesen, Colin Grant, Spencer Krips, Dean McNeill, Andrew Rathbun, and Amanda Tosoff.

Special guest musicians include Tara Davidson (Toronto), Mo Lefever (Edmonton), and Andrew Rathbun (New York).

More information about this concert can be found at the SJO’s website here:

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