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Gossamer Gardens Flower Farm

A Conversation Between Dancers, a Cellist and Flowers

Join us on Saturday, 27 August, for a performance by internationally renowned Canadian cellist, Raphael Weinroth-Browne and Ottawa Dance Directive. Rain date August 28, 2022. Only 100 tickets available.

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A Conversation Between Dancers, a Cellist and Flowers
A Conversation Between Dancers, a Cellist and Flowers

Time & Location

Aug 27, 2022, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Gossamer Gardens Flower Farm, 110 Best Rd, Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4S4, Canada

About the Event

Join us on Saturday, 27 August, for a performance by internationally renowned Canadian cellist, Raphael Weinroff-Browne and Ottawa Dance Directive. Rain date August 28, 2022. Only 100 tickets available. 

  • Gates open at 5pm.
  • Bring a blanket/lawn chair, and picnic (optional). 
  • Walk the gardens or enjoy a BYO picnic 5-7pm.
  • Performance begins at 7pm.

Raphael Weinroth-Browne

Internationally renowned Canadian cellist and composer, Raphael Weinroth-Browne is celebrated for his emotive and virtuosic playing.  In 2016, Raphael joined Norwegian progressive rock icons Leprous.  His cello has since featured prominently on their latest three albums; he has played over 200 shows with them in Europe, North America, and the Middle East and will be on tour across Europe in 2023 .  Appearing on over 150 studio albums, including the Juno Award-winning Woods 5: Grey Skies & Electric Light (Woods of Ypres), Raphael has also produced cello renditions of prog/metal songs that have been praised and reposted by Opeth,  Steven Wilson, and Chris Adler (Lamb of God).  Raphael released Worlds Within Live in 2021, a live rendition of the 2020 studio album, which led to performances of the material in Lisbon, Portugal and a highly successful collaboration with the Ottawa Dance Directive over four consecutive sold out nights. In early 2022, he toured extensively with Leprous, culminating in a performance at the legendary Royal Albert Hall. He will be appearing with the band later this year supporting rock heavyweights Evanescence and Apocalyptica.

Yvonne Coutts

Yvonne Coutts is the Artistic Director of Ottawa Dance Directive and resident choreographer of Compagnie ODD.  Her new works for the company have been featured at numerous national festivals and for many local events and performances.  As an independent, she received the Bonnie Bird Choreographic Award and the commissioned work toured Europe, Asia, and the USA.  Yvonne was a company member of Le Groupe Dance Lab for a decade and associate director for several seasons.  She has presented work nationally and received commissions from artists across Canada including Four Chambers Dance Project, Dancemakers, and BoucharDanse.  She is a faculty member of The School of Dance Professional Contemporary Programme and was the 2015 recipient of the Ottawa Arts Council Mid-Career Artist Award.

Dancers

Ottawa Dance Directive is thrilled to collaborate with these remarkable Ottawa / Gatineau based dance artists.  Be sure to watch for them in dance projects all around the region and beyond!

Myrielle Bernier-Acuna

Mary Catherine Jack

Meghan Mainville

Lana Morton

Katherine NgJocelyn Todd

Schedule


  • 1 hour 50 minutes

    Visit the Gardens / BYO Picnic

    Gossamer Gardens

  • 1 hour

    Performance Start

Tickets

  • Admit One

    A Conversation Between Dancers, a Cellist and Flowers

    $25.00
    +$0.63 service fee
    Sale ended

Total

$0.00

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