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Get your tickets and you can join us at the live concert on September 14.
If you are unable to make it to our live concert, we will be streaming it live through this website during the time stated below. A button will appear on this page when it is available.
You can also access the recording after the concert on this page until September 21, 2019.
Jackalyn Short, soprano
Canadian soprano Jackalyn Short has sung leading lyric coloratura roles with every major opera company and orchestra in Canada. Internationally, she has performed in many U. S. cities, and also in Korea, Japan, Singapore, New Zealand, England and Israel. Roles range from Alcina to Donna Anna, Gilda to Anne Trulove. She has been a regular performer on CBC’s Saturday Afternoon at the Opera, and Two New Hours, and has been the recipient of several Canada Council grants and scholarships. Ms. Short has been a faculty member of the NUOVA opera program in Edmonton, HSOF in Halifax, COAA at Western and also Opera on the Avalon in St John’s, Nfld. Recently she founded Music Theatre on the Thames, a summer intensive program at Western. (mtot.ca)
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Thank you to Western University and its Don Wright Faculty of Music for their continued support and encouragement.
We respectfully acknowledge the history of the traditional territory on which this university stands and this concert is being held. We would also like to respect the longstanding relationships of the three local First Nations groups of this land and place in Southwestern Ontario.
The Attawandaran (Neutral) peoples once settled this region alongside the Algonquin and Haudenosaunee peoples, and used this land as their traditional beaver hunting grounds.
The three other longstanding Indigenous groups of this geographic region are: the Anishinaabe Peoples (also referred to as the Three Fires Confederacy including; Ojibwe, Odawa, and Pottawatami Nations); the Haudenosaunee Peoples (also known as the Iroquoian people or Six Nations including Mohawk, Oneida, Cayuga, Onondaga, Seneca, and Tuscorora); and, the Leni-Lunaape Peoples (also referred to as the Delaware and/or Munsee).
The three First Nations communities closest in proximity to this University are: Chippewa of the Thames First Nation (part of the Anishinaabe); Oneida Nation of the Thames (part of the Haudenosaunee); and, Munsee-Delaware Nation (part of the Leni-Lunaape)