Soprano Deantha Edmunds will share selections from her Indigenous classical albums Pillorikput Inuit: Inuktitut Arias for All Seasons and Connections, ending the program with a classical arrangement of Sons of Labrador/Labradorimiut, the anthem of Nunatsiavut by Sid Dicker, from her EP My Beautiful Home. Edmunds hopes this program will give her audience a glimpse into who she is, how she walks through this world and who and what she carries with her.
Map of Your Heart
Song of the River
S. Dicker – Sons of Labrador/Labradorimiut
About Deantha Edmunds
Deantha Edmunds is Canada’s first Inuk professional classical singer and an award-winning performer. An urban Inuk, creator and mentor, Edmunds aims to empower Indigenous People and share their stories.
Her work has international reverberation as well as community integrity. From solo and internationally broadcast performances for His Holiness Pope Francis in Iqaluit to performing one-woman shows about the lives and legacy of the Beothuk in Newfoundland, Edmunds is committed to bringing her music and skill to developing deeper understandings about collaboration amongst Indigenous Peoples, their music and settlers.
Actively working on creating original works, contributing to other Indigenous productions and mentoring young Indigenous artists, Edmunds sings across Canada and the world.
The Toronto Music Garden is a wheelchair accessible park. Summer Music In The Garden concerts include 8 reserved spots for accessible seating on a first come, first served basis. As these performances take place in a park, they are inherently relaxed performances by nature.
Dates & Times
Between Lower Spadina and Dan Leckie Way