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NEWS: Iqaluit May 20, 2016 - 12:50 pm

Photo: World class violinist thrills Nunavut audience

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Several hundred Iqalungmiut filled St. Jude's Anglican Cathedral May 24, wowed by Canadian violin virtuoso James Ehnes. The decorated musician made a stop in Nunavut's capital as part of a national recital tour to celebrate his 40th birthday. The Iqaluit fiddlers opened the show for Ehnes, whose repertoire included a song by Yellowknife composer Carmen Braden written just for Ehnes' tour, called
Several hundred Iqalungmiut filled St. Jude's Anglican Cathedral May 24, wowed by Canadian violin virtuoso James Ehnes. The decorated musician made a stop in Nunavut's capital as part of a national recital tour to celebrate his 40th birthday. The Iqaluit fiddlers opened the show for Ehnes, whose repertoire included a song by Yellowknife composer Carmen Braden written just for Ehnes' tour, called "Magnetic North." (PHOTO BY THOMAS ROHNER)

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