Hamilton Winterfest presents Owen Pallett at the Hamilton Waterfront Trust Centre ( 57 Discovery Way, Hamilton ) on February 8th, 2020! Enjoy a night at the Hamilton Winterfest Hub for an evening of music, art installations, film, food, and drink.
MUSIC HEADLINER: Owen Pallett is a composer, violinist, keyboardist, and vocalist. He has released a string of critically praised solo recordings, winning the Polaris Prize in 2006. He currently releases albums with Secret City Records and Domino Recording Co., and has performed as a solo performer with orchestras worldwide.His chamber music work has been commissioned by The National Ballet of Canada, The Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Bang On A Can, The Barbican, among many others.He served as curator of the TSO’s New Creations Festival in 2017.He has written string, brass and orchestral arrangements for numerous artists, including Frank Ocean, Caribou, The National, Taylor Swift, R.E.M., Pet Shop Boys and Linkin Park. He won an “Album Of The Year” Grammy for his work on Arcade Fire’s “The Suburbs”. He has scored several films, and won an Emmy for his work on Solve Sundsbo’s Fourteen Actors Acting, and was nominated for an Academy Award for his work on the original score of Spike Jonze’s Her. He currently lives in Toronto.
Joined by Hamilton’s Glass Eyelashes and DJ Smooth Transitions.
ART: Cape Dorset a large-scale outdoor video projection featuring animated imagery from the Dorset Fine Arts 2019 print collection in honour of their 60th anniversary of the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative. Animated by Hamilton artist Lee Skinner.
FILM SCREENING: National Film Board “Winter Shorts”
INSTALLATIONS: Two picture-perfect installations designed to give you that unforgettable selfie moment
FOOD: All night complementary poutine bar by Salt Lick Smokehouse
BAR: Stellar local beer and cider by Collective Arts Brewing, Cocktails by Bar Sazerac