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Have Guitar, Will Travel (Even in Quarantine)

Celebrated for its energy, passion, and refinement, the Canadian Guitar Quartet performs a delightful program of solos, duets and quartets by composers from Germany, Spain, Italy, France and Montreal. Guitars Julien Bisaillon, Renaud Côté-Giguère, Bruno Roussel, Louis Trépanier Program Prelude from the Suite in C Minor for Lute, BWV 997, by J.S. BachPerformed by Renaud Côté-Giguère Granada from Suite […]

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Virtual Virtuosa

A program of music written by or for women, performed by Montreal’s Infusion Baroque. Baroque Flute, Recorder Alexa Raine-WrightBaroque Violin Sallynee AmawatBaroque Cello Andrea StewartHarpsichord, Vocals Rona Nadler Program The Broom of Cowdenknows/Bonny Christy (Grave, Adante-Grave, Grave, Presto) by Francesco Geminiani (1687–1762) L’Heraclito Amoroso by Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677) Concerto “per Anna Maria” in A Major, […]

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From Bach to Infinity

The Elmwood Trio performs solos by J.S. Bach, Vieuxtemps and Jeremy Bellaviti. Together they will perform a movement of Bach’s Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1029, originally written for viola da gamba and harpsichord. Violin Sarah Fraser RaffViola Jeewon KimCello Mary-Katherine Finch Program II. Allemande from Suite No.2 in D minor for Solo Cello, BWV […]

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Choro!

Tio Chorinho – Canada’s first ensemble dedicated to performing Brazilian choro music – will perform choro classics as well as originals from their forthcoming album, sharing the energy, nostalgia and virtuosity of Brazil’s original soul music. With special guest Flavia Nascimento. Mandolin Eric Stein7–String Guitar Andre ValerioCavaquinho Carlinhos CardosoPercussion Maninho CostaAccordion Milos PopovicVocals Flavia Nascimento […]

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“Sweet as Honey, Bright as Silver”: Voices from the Balkans and Beyond

Meden Glas (meaning “sweet as honey,” or conversely, “a silvery, metallic timbre”) is our sonic tour guide through Bulgaria, Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Greece, Albania, Turkey, Italy, and Russia via the entrancing vocal styles, intricate rhythms and instrumental sounds of their traditional music. Vocals, Accordion, Tambura Irene MarkoffVocals, Flutes, Hand Drums EkaterinaVocals Nadia YounanVocals, Hand Drums Mario MorelloVocals, […]

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Estro-Genesis

Five Toronto-based fusion music specialists create new Canadian soundscapes that unite instruments from China, Korea, Japan and Syria. Shinobue, Dongxiao Heidi ChanPercussion Nour KDNGayageum Roa LeeErhu Amely ZhouPipa Wendy Zhou Program Revelations by Marko Koumoulas The Day After by Roa Lee Wind Chaser by Matthew Van Driel Pipa Language Medley arranged by Wendy Zhou Kokkiriko […]

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Forró Live!

With its trademark charisma and infectious energy, a small formation of Maria Bonita and The Band perform original compositions and interpret the greats of classical forró dance music. Zabumba Mari PalharesBass Robert LeeRabecas Kelly LefaiveTriangle Flávia Oliveira

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One Night with Signmark

Signmark is a Finnish Deaf rapper who spreads his message over strong beats where hard, low frequencies and bass play a crucial part in his performance. These elements help him adapt to the rhythm, as he proves music is more than what you can hear. Rap went beyond music, lyrics, culture and languages, and has […]

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