Cris Derksen

Composer and cellist Cris Derksen talks about Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain, braiding her Cree and Mennonite ancestry, and how her dog might be a witch. 


Useful links:

Spotify playlist for Cris’s pieces  

Spotify playlist for main pieces 

Spotify playlist for final question pieces 


Other useful links:

Modest Mussorgsky 

Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain  

Youtube video of the Night on Bald Mountain bit in the Disney Fantasia movie from 1940

Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition  

What is a Powwow 

Eybler String Quartet 


Support Cris:

Cris’s website:

Facebook: @cris.derksen

Instagram: @cris_derksen 

Cris Derksen on Spotify 

Cris Derksen on Youtube 


Get in touch with us!


Facebook: @MusicBoxConcerts

Instagram: @musicboxconcerts

Twitter: @OutsideMusicBox 



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