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We put a spotlight on the evolution of the instrumentation of classical music through music, dance and workshops.

Discipline:

Venue:

Urban Flute Ensemble

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Music

Non-traditional in all respects, this trio aims to provide Toronto with a performance that your typical classical concert-going experience on its head!

Harbourfront Centre presents Maestro John Kim Bell

7:30pm – 9:00pm

Film

Music

A film presenting Mohawk symphonic conductor John Kim Bell returning to the podium after 12 years to celebrate Harbourfront Centre's Planet IndigenUS Festival! Screening will be followed by a Q-and-A with Maestro Bell.

Vidushi Sumitra Guha

8:00pm – 9:00pm

Music

Her concerts are referred to as “experiences” and her voice has been quoted to melt not only hearts but stones, too.

The Tabla Guy and Mason Bach

9:00pm

Music

Modulated tabla and electronically processed violin melodically unite during this live performance of The Tabla Guy and Mason Bach.

Harry Manx with special guests The Tabla Guy, Vidushi Sumitra Guha and Hans Christian

9:30pm –11:00pm

Music

Harry Manx has been dubbed an “essential link” between the music of East and West, creating musical short stories that wed the tradition of the blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas.

Redpath Kids Crafts

12:00pm – 8:00pm

Craft

Family

Kids create beautiful music with their own paper plate tambourine!

Redpath Kids Crafts

12:00pm – 6:00pm

Craft

Family

Kids create beautiful music with their own paper plate tambourine!

A Global Tour

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Dance

Family

Music fans of all ages are invited to join in on a global tour of musical cultures!

The Labyrinth Project

3:00pm

Music

Family

A medieval geometric form that is also a metaphor for the human psyche becomes a playground from which the audience is able to meditate and turn the art of listening to classical music on its head –two worlds collide in this fanciful union of global concepts and local composition.

Cultural Appropriation in Classical Music

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Lectures

Music

Where does heritage end and performance begin? Chime in during this panel discussion.

Djoumbush and Warhol Dervish Quartet

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Music

Emerging Canadian artists mix Western and Turkish classical forms, rhythms and instrumentation – a truly exciting marriage of inter-genre experimentation.

Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio

8:00pm –10:00pm

Music

Global classical traditions meet in an orchestral project that defines the essence of global-to-local – the ensemble was mostly formed with new immigrants to Italy from 11 countries speaking eight languages!

Outdoor Late Night Labyrinth featuring Global Classical Improvisations

10:00pm

Music

The labyrinth lights up the night sky around the stage where a fusion of international classical artists extend and broaden the listeners' experience of – and appreciation for – the globalocal pallet of instrumentation.

Urban Flute Ensemble

10:00pm

Music

Non-traditional in all respects, this trio aims to provide Toronto with a performance that your typical classical concert-going experience on its head!

Gamelan Gong Sabrang and Seka Rat Nadi

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Music

This concert brings together two very different gamelans (tuned percussion orchestras) from the neighbouring Indonesian islands of Java and Bali.

The Labyrinth Project

2:00pm

Music

Family

A medieval geometric form that is also a metaphor for the human psyche becomes a playground from which the audience is able to meditate and turn the art of listening to classical music on its head –two worlds collide in this fanciful union of global concepts and local composition.

Vidushi Sumitra Guha Workshop

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Music

Learning

Attend a workshop held by Indian classical music standout, Vidushi Sumitra Guha.

Djoumbush and Warhol Dervish Quartet

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Music

Emerging Canadian artists mix Western and Turkish classical forms, rhythms and instrumentation – a truly exciting marriage of inter-genre experimentation.

A Global Tour

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Dance

Family

Music fans of all ages are invited to join in on a global tour of musical cultures!

SAMPRADAYA Dance Creations

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Music

Dance

A programme of classical bharatanatyam dance compositions accompanied by an ensemble of musicians will be presented.

Re-imagining Mozart

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Lectures

Music

Are there classical works too sacred to touch? What about Mozart? Come hear musicians and scholars discuss the ramifications of engaging in this work.

Beyond Mozart with Beyond the Pale

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Music

In this daring performance, Mozart meets funk, reggae and Bulgar grooves, odd-metre Balkan time signatures, and extended improvisations based on the vernacular of Klezmer and east European folk styles.