Coda for the Victims Presented by Qu'ART
25 Mar 2023 • 07:00 PM–08:00 PM Eastern
Knox Church + streamed online
Hosted by Glenn Nuotio
An evening highlighting queer-themed poetry and music that spans recent Canadian history, contemporary figures, AIDS, romance, social issues, sex and local 2SLGBTQ+ Ottawa life, found within the poems from the Coda For the Victims section of John Barton’s sonnet memoir Lost Family, this Saturday March 25th special musical event (as part of 2023 VERSeFest) will feature an oratorio-style reading of poems by renowned Canadian gay poet John Barton.
Ensemble Allure is a collective presenter of contemporary classical and experimental music originally based in Ottawa, now spread apart interprovincially. The ensemble convenes annually and operates in a modular way. For this performance in Ottawa, the ensemble will be composed of Ben Borg, Guitar, Erik Johnson-Scherger, Violin, Renée Dahn, Viola, and Stephen Eckert, piano. https://www.ensembleallure.com/