Join Cadence for a free outdoors Pop-Up lunchtime concert at the Royal Conservatory of Music to spread the word about their upcoming A Cappella Bootcamp! This Juno-Nominated vocal group has been wowing audiences across the country and around the world for nearly 20 years, and is looking forward to host their 3rd annual Bootcamp at the Royal Conservatory of Music.
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On Wednesday, August 16th at 8:30pm the popular Estonian band, Trad.Attack!, will be performing in Toronto at Hugh's Room (2261 Dundas St. West). The band is on tour with their new album "Shimmer Gold," which was released in May 2017.
For more information and tickets visit: http://hughsroomlive.com/event/trad-attack/
A Community in Concert
Maestro Alvaro Lozano Gutierrez conducts a chorus of over 100 community singers from the MNjcc’s Opera for All, SICA Opera and Opera Studio programs.
Hear favourite opera choruses and solos from Madame Butterfly, Tosca, Carmen and more! With Pianist Clive Walton.
Doors Open at 6:30pm
concert held at Trinity St. Paul’s
427 Bloor Street West
Purchase tickets in advance on Eventbrite!
“The best piano duo in front of an audience today.” (The New York Times) Katia and Marielle Labèque are sibling pianists renowned for their ensemble of synchronicity and energy. “Whether Mozart or Stravinsky, their musical line always sounds as if it’s being woven for the very first time ... the illusion of improvisation is the genius of their performances … there is a deceptive sprezzatura that is born of throwing the preparation to the winds and hanging onto each other’s ears.” (The Times)
“Quite simply, the most dazzlingly, uncannily gifted pianist in the concert world today, and there’s nothing left to do but sit back, listen and marvel at her artistry.” (San Francisco Chronicle) Returning for her fourth Koerner Hall appearance, Chinese pianist Yuja Wang is widely recognized for playing that combines the spontaneity and fearless imagination of youth with the discipline and precision of a mature artist. “One of the most gifted pianists of her generation … A passionate performer, Ms.
One of early music’s living legends, Spanish viol master Jordi Savall, leads his ensemble Hespèrion XXI and Carlos Núñez in a special program titled “Celtic Universe.” The evening will be a musical dialogue between ancient, historical, and modern traditions of north and south Europe: Ireland, Scotland, the French Brittany, Galicia, and the Basque Country.
American and Indian jazz meet as legendary tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain and jazz bassist Dave Holland are joined by saxophonist Chris Potter, Bollywood playback vocalist Shankar Mahadevan, one of India’s finest pianists Louis Banks, and renowned guitarist Sanjay Divecha.“[Hussain’s] virtuosity is barely to be believed.” (The Washington Post) “Holland is a master bassist and bandleader, one of the most sophisticated composers and arrangers in the jazz world.” (The Boston Globe)
French cellist Gautier Capuçon is a true 21st century ambassador for the cello. He is acclaimed internationally for his deeply expressive musicianship and exuberant virtuosity, as well as for the glorious sonority of his 1701 Matteo Goffriller cello, which showcases his phenomenal technical skills.
The Amici Chamber Ensemble celebrates its 30th anniversary with a special concert featuring exquisite soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian and Friends.
Grammy Award-winning Canadian baritone “[Gerald] Finley possesses a warm, glowing baritone with a generous low range and silken top notes, as well as a knack for spinning out long and smooth legato lines. But just as important, he is an intelligent and committed actor.” (The New York Times)
Having received multiple Gramophone Awards with British pianist Julius Drake for their recordings, the artists return to Koerner Hall to perform works by Schubert, Rachmaninov, Beethoven, as well as American and English folk songs.