Events listing

Art of Time Ensemble: ... Hosted by Glenn Gould

November 2- 4, 2017

Art of Time blends past and present by screening CBC’s Glenn Gould on Television, followed by live performances of music by Beethoven and Shostakovich, resulting in a fascinating perspective on the music and the man.

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Mariachi Azteca

November 4- 5, 2017

Don’t miss México’s most beloved traditional music performed by one of Toronto’s pioneer mariachi bands!

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Ritesh Das and Toronto Tabla Ensemble Presents PARAMPARA

November 25, 2017

PARAMPARA is a world premiere of new works of high energy, innovative rhythm and dance of India by a upcoming generations of Canadians and Americans maintaining the tradition and legacy of Late Acharya Chitresh Das, kathak dance icon and of living legend of tabla, Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri

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Massey Hall presents Jean-Michel Blais

November 26, 2017

Montreal pianist Jean-Michel Blais’ enchanting instrumental compositions pair the melodic pop sensibilities of Amélie-era Yann Tiersen and Arts & Crafts alumni Chilly Gonzales with the breathtaking technical skill of classical minimalists like Philip Glass and Erik Satie.

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Art of Time Ensemble: To All A Good Night 3

December 14-16, 2017

Art of Time is gathering the best holiday songs, wintery tunes, readings and more to present a broader range of sentiments and styles than you’ll find at any other holiday concert.

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Art of Time Ensemble: A Singer Must Die

February 22-24, 2018

Art of Time has assembled a group of artists with profound love and respect for Leonard Cohen’s work, to pay tribute to his literary and musical legacy.

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Art of Time Ensemble: Sound and Colour

March 22-24, 2018

Alexander Scriabin’s 24 Preludes, Op. 11 for piano are presented in a special solo performance by Andrew Burashko. Each of the preludes is bathed in an immersive colour field experience corresponding to Scriabin’s synesthetic correlation of colour to music

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Nagata Shachu in collaboration with Ken Yoshioka and Julian Fauth

March 24, 2018

While taiko and the blues could not seem more different on the surface, both are musical genres strongly associated with rhythm. Nagata Shachu explores this commonality with renowned Toronto blues musician Ken Yoshioka.

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Art of Time Ensemble: All We Are Saying

May 10-12, 2018

The power of music to galvanize a movement and inspire resistance is highlighted in an Art of Time program that reaches across genre, historical context, and message.

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Nagata Shachu with Masahiro Nitta

June 2, 2018

Immerse yourself in Japanese music at its highest calibre, as Nagata Shachu performs with one of the world’s most respected players of the shamisen, Masahiro Nitta.

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