Half concert, half story telling event, Little Volcano is a new work of autobiography, exploring Vancouver musician and composer Veda Hille’s history through personal stories, the music of JS Bach and a collection of her favourite songs. Once dubbed ‘The Little Volcano’ in a 1996 Hamburg concert review, Hille has experienced some of the most complicated and unique brushes with love and death over her 30-year career — equally heart-breaking and inspiring. Little Volcano traces a path to the ecstatic through communion with the natural world, societies of women, medical emergencies and a lifetime of playing piano.
Little Volcano is created in collaboration with Hille and T/R’s artistic directors, Maiko Yamamoto and James Long. A long time Artistic Associate of the company (East Van Panto, Yu-Fo, Sexual Practices of the Japanese, Empty Orchestra among others), Hille, Long and Yamamoto have been making work together for close to 2 decades. Lighting by Sophie Tang.
APRIL 25-27, 2019
James Cowan Theatre
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
Produced in association with the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts. Funded by the Canada Council for the Arts, Little Volcano is represented by Eponymous.
For booking info, please contact: Jim Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
Photos by Matt Reznek
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