Posts Tagged ‘Symphony Nova Scotia’

Soirée with a symphonic spaceman

While looking into astronaut Chris Hadfield’s eyes, you can’t help but realize he’s literally seen the entire world at once. That’s a pretty overwhelming thought. Commander Hadfield, famous for covering David Bowie’s Space Oddity from literal space, for authoring several books on his experiences, for sharing the wonderment of space exploration with millions via interstellar…

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HPX: Mo Kenney

  Mo Kenney has been a regular fixture in the Halifax music scene over the past three years, excelling at crafting an intimate and very individual blend of alt-rock and folk-pop. The 23-year-old first caught the ear of East Coast veteran Joel Plaskett, who helped produce her self-titled debut release and hone her touring chops.…

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Breaking down the wall

So, so you think you can tell / Heaven from Hell / Blue skies from pain. If you recognized this classic song from iconic English rock group Pink Floyd, you are a true 1960/1970s soul. If you didn’t recognize the song, chances are you have at least heard of Pink Floyd. This weekend at the…

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Dave Gunning joined by Symphony Nova Scotia

Rebecca Cohn show marks return from Remembrance tour in Afghanistan  Dave Gunning certainly isn’t an imposing figure. Sitting down with him at a local Irish pub, one might think he’s too shy to raise his voice in song. At first glance, the earnest face that doesn’t quite make eye contact doesn’t seem to be the…

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Hawksley Workman joins Symphony for upcoming show

Hawksley Workman. Photo supplied.

Ten years ago Hawksley Workman experienced a creative explosion, releasing three albums in the same year. With another ten records out in a decade, Workman is both exploring his old music and diving into new songwriting opportunities. Hawksley touched base with the Gazette to talk about his upcoming performance with Symphony Nova Scotia at the…

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