The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) will be presenting an interesting showing this weekend, delving into the very origin of human existence.
The Great Human Odyssey, a documentary series created by anthropologist Niobe Thompson, will be featured from Friday through Sunday, with the CPO playing a live score as Thompson narrates his work.
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The filming for the series was done all around the world and won two Canadian Screen Awards for Best Science and Nature Documentary and Best Original Music for a Non-Fiction Program or Series.
The Friday performance will be a short film format with no intermission, though it will include a Mill Street Brewing Company Happy Hour from 5:30 pm for anyone with a thirst.
The Saturday performance is a full film screening with intermission, and the Sunday performance will be a child-friendly short format film, including an instrument discovery zoo in the hour beforehand where kids will be able to try out different instruments.
Tickets start at $25, and can be purchased at the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s website.
When: Friday, April 27 to Sunday, April 29, 2018
- Friday: 6:30 pm
- Saturday: 8 pm
- Sunday: 3 pm
Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall – 205 8th Avenue SE, Calgary
Tickets: Available online, starting at $25