“Ehnes’s playing glows. You get the feeling every time he puts bow to string that something special will, quite naturally, just happen.” (Gramophone) the Grammy Award winner will perform works by Debussy, Bach, Elgar, and the Toronto premiere of a new piece by Alexina Louie.
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The best Latin big band this side of Havana! A night of mambo, salsa, and cha-cha-cha.
“A truly inventive spin on some very old tunes.” (Georgia Straight) This project revives and re-imagines traditional music from African-American a cappella to ancient Appalachian ballads. Joining Jayme Stone's Lomax Project are mandolinist Tim O’Brien, Kobo Town’s Drew Gonsalves, trumpeter Kevin Turcotte, and drummer Nick Fraser.
Legendary Cree singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie’s many hits include the classics “Universal Soldier” and “Until It’s Time for You to Go.”
The pop icon and former lead singer of 10,000 Maniacs has created music and a book of classic children's poetry, Leave Your Sleep. Hear her band and a string ensemble bring them to life.
“A singer who can conjure rare atmospheres.” (Rolling Stone) Her literate, socially conscious songs have established her among the preeminent women in pop music. “Merchant is in a league of her own.” (Newsweek)
"Monty Alexander presented his refined concept of groove with the recent Harlem-Kingston Express project, blending a jazz trio and a steaming reggae unit, weaving back and forth between the idioms with orchestral finesse." (Downbeat Magazine)
Explore the connections between reggae and jazz, from Great American Songbook standards to Bob Marley hits!
Conducting phenomenon and Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads Montreal’s Orchestre Métropolitain and 20-year-old cellist Stéphane Tétreault in a program of Elgar and Vaughan Williams.
Pianist, producer, arranger, composer, raconteur, and provocateur, Gonzales looms large in this evening where he’s joined by the Kaiser Quartett.
Generously supported by David G. Broadhurst.