Three-time Juno winner and Grammy-nominated rapper K-os is recruited by CBC to compose a score for the acclaimed CBC Radio Orchestra - in less than four weeks. In a unique role for a ... See full summary »

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Denise Ball ...
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Bill Coon ...
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Jasper Gahunia ...
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Ray Garraway ...
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Russell Klyne ...
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Kos ...
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McLean Mashingaidze-Greaves ...
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Tania Miller ...
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Santosh Naidu ...
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Jon Siddall ...
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Three-time Juno winner and Grammy-nominated rapper K-os is recruited by CBC to compose a score for the acclaimed CBC Radio Orchestra - in less than four weeks. In a unique role for a broadcaster, CBC was not only there to document the entire affair for its radio, TV and Internet services, the Corp was an active creative partner through its Radio Orchestra - the last remaining one in North America . Burning To Shine not only blurs the line between hip-hop & classical, but also between a public broadcaster and one of its very public citizens, K-os. The documentary reveals the intimate struggle of a red-hot but complex hip-hop artist dealing with a unique challenge, at an important time in his ascendant career. The combination of Kos' impulsive tendencies in contrast to the disciplined rigors of both classical composition and TV/radio broadcasting, makes for natural tension. With only two and a half hours to perform a perfect take with the 30-piece orchestra, Burning To Shine culminates ... Written by Jennifer Ouano

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K-os and the CBC Radio Orchestra: Two Musical Worlds Collide

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2 February 2006 (Canada)  »

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CAD 200,000 (estimated)
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