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Owen Pallett w Carmen Elle @Royal EMC

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November 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

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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.

Royal City Church | 50 Quebec Street, Downtown Guelph
All Ages Non-reserved seating | 7:15 pm doors | 8 pm start
Accessible entrance at back of Church
Adv Tickets: $20 UG Students | $25 Public (plus service charge)

9 pm – Owen Pallett
8 pm – Carmen Elle

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.

New LP Island will be release soon.

Carmen Elle is a musician/songwriter from Toronto. She began writing music, playing shows and recording albums in her teens and for the past decade has played in several bands, most notably: DIANA, Army Girls and Austra. Carmen has opened for Tegan and Sara, Iron and Wine and Cocorosie, performed at SXSW, Iceland Airwaves and The Great Escape in the UK. In 2014, DIANA’s debut full length “Perpetual Surrender” was long listed for the Polaris Music Prize. In addition to working as a musician, Carmen has written and spoken about her experiences with Anxiety and Depression. She has been featured in Nylon Magazine, Vice, MTV and the Toronto Star speaking out on behalf of musicians who struggle with mental health.

Event supported by the Entertainment Media Fee.

Co-presented by your Central Student Association, UC Programming, Hillside & CFRU 93.3 FM


November 14, 2019
8:00 pm


Royal City EMC
50 Quebec St
Guelph, ON N1H 2T4 Canada
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