India Gailey, cello
Friday May 13, 2022
St. George’s Round Church
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti
Songs and Poems for Solo Cello
This event takes place in Kjipuktuk, Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people, which is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) people first signed with the British Crown in 1725. %10 of ticket sales from this concert will be donated to the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre.
Special thank you to Dario Lozano-Thornton, Anna Wedlock, and St. George’s Round Church for making this event possible. And thanks to you for coming!
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Thank you to everyone who contributed to this project and made it possible: All of the stellar composers—Yaz Lancaster, Leilehua Lanzilotti, Fjóla Evans, Philip Glass, and Michael Gordon—for writing beautiful music and generously working with me to find its expression; John D.S. Adams of Stonehouse Sound for your vast ocean ears, dedication, patience, gentleness, precision, and creativity; Jordan Nobles at Redshift Records for supporting this album; Nick Storring of Riparian Media, publicity wizard and wealth of knowledge, for doing so much to help this project take shape and be heard; David Shoults at Little Symphony Records for helping to get it out there; Andrea Shipkayou’re your brilliant care and rigour; Dario Lozano-Thornton, for your artistic wit and friendship; my bandmates in New Hermitage—Andrew MacKelvie, Ellen Gibling, and Ross Burns—you inspire me every day; Anne Bourne, for listening with your whole being; Crane Stookey; Lesley Patten; all of the mentors, colleagues, and friends who have helped me grow as a musician; and my blood family, especially dad, for so wholeheartedly encouraging me to make this album, supporting my musical path, and tolerating countless hours of household noise pollution. I love you. I couldn’t have made this without you. Thank you.