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Inside Look: The 50th Anniversary of la Crise d’Octobre

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For our first-ever Inside Look event, Founding Artistic Director and host Lawrence Cherney explores a seminal moment in Canadian history, the October Crisis of 1970. Soundstreams has a long history of exploring moments and movements that have shaped this country.

The 50th anniversary of ‘la Crise d’Octobre’, sometimes known as the FLQ Crisis, offers us an opportunity to not only look back but also share news about our commissioning of a new opera Laporte inspired by that momentous event. Complete with interviews from Terence McKenna (CBC), composer AndrĂ© Ristic, and writer Nicolas Billon. You won’t want to miss this special live-streamed event!