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Tanya Tagaq

  • Date
    March 12, 2010
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price NG Member: $20 General Public: $25

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Photo: Tanya Tagaq
Tanya Tagaq

Photograph courtesy Tanya Tagaq

Since the 2005 release of her debut CD, Tanya Tagaq, a native of Nunavut, has attracted the attention of some of the world’s most innovative musical artists while bringing her unique mix of traditional Inuit throat singing and contemporary styles to an ever growing audience. She has recorded with musicians as diverse as Björk and the Kronos Quartet, whose member David Harrington called her the “Jimi Hendrix of Inuit throat singers.” Find out why in this concert featuring songs from her new album, Auk.

Read a Washington Post interview with Tanya Tagaq.

View clips of Tanya Tagaq performing at Ottawa’s Snowbowl festival, and creating an original work with the Kronos Quartet.

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the date has been changed from Saturday, March 13 to Friday, March 12.

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