Miskwaa Biboon / Rouge Winter / Hiver Rouge

By Unsettled Scores / On

Commissioned in celebration of Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra’s 40th anniversary season, this work takes the audience on a walk through the Rouge National Urban Park and encounters various wildlife in a series of musical tableaux.

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Miskwaa Biboon / Rouge Winter / Hiver Rouge
by Spy Dénommé-Welch & Catherine​ Magowan

6 minutes
2 flutes (piccolo), 2 oboes (cor anglais), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 bass trombone, 1 tuba, timpani, slapstick, suspended cymbal, crash cymbal, bass drum, strings

Performance history
November 30, 2019: Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra (Scarborough Citadel, Scarborough, ON)
October 20, 2023:

Miskwaa Biboon / Rouge Winter / Hiver Rouge was developed with the support of

In the media

CBC: Orchestra’s musical land acknowledgment to feature works from 3 Indigenous composers
The Hamilton Spectator: Sinfonia Ancaster presents “Land Acknowledgement” concert
Beyond James: Sinfonia Ancaster Connects Land and Community in Season Opening Concert
The Experimental Leader: Harmonizing Leadership and Music (podcast)