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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

March Listings from RTH/MH/GGS


CHRISTOPHER ORILEY, PIANO

Wednesday, March 11 at 8 PM / GLENN GOULD STUDIO / $39.50

416 872 4255 or visit the Roy Thomson Hall Box Office at King & Simcoe / www.roythomson.com

From his groundbreaking transcriptions of Radiohead to his unforgettable interpretations of classic and new repertoire, pianist Christopher O'Riley has redefined the possibilities of classical music. This evening's program features the work of Radiohead, Nick Drake and Elliott Smith.

Sponsored by XM Satellite Radio at Glenn Gould Studio.

COLIN LINDEN

Saturday, March 14, 2009 / GLENN GOULD STUDIO / $39.50

416 872 4255 or visit the Roy Thomson Hall Box Office at King & Simcoe / www.roythomson.com

This concert marks a CD Release for the new album From The Water. A Grammy-nominated, singer/songwriter/guitarist and producer, Colin Linden is one of this countrys national treasures, who spent most of 2008 touring the world as guitarist for Emmylou Harris. He has performed with and produced some of the best in the business, including Colin James, Bruce Cockburn, Keb Mo, Lucinda Williams and continues to somehow find the time to still have a very prolific solo career.

ART GARFUNKEL

Saturday, March 14 at 8 PM / RTH / $89.50 - $39.50

416 872 4255 or visit the Roy Thomson Hall Box Office at King & Simcoe / www.roythomson.com

His signature vocala stunning countertenor, both clear and resonantis instantly recognizable. One half of the iconic pop duo Simon & Garfunkel, his acting, songwriting, and sensitive interpretation of the American songbook, folk and rock & roll standards confirm his status: American icon.

THE CHIEFTAINS ON ST. PATRICKS DAY!

Tuesday, March 17 at 8 PM / RTH / $69.50 - $49.50

416 872 4255 or visit the Roy Thomson Hall Box Office at King & Simcoe / www.roythomson.com

The Chieftains inspired the worldwide love affair with Celtic music over forty years ago and are just as popular today. This evening, celebrate St. Paddys and the Scottish-Irish connection with a trio of renowned Scottish musicians Alyth McCormack, Brian Mcalpine, and Jonny Hardie.

Presented by rbi productions.

THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE WITH YO-YO MA

Thursday, March 19 at 8 PM / RTH

Friday, March 20 at 8 PM / RTH

$149.50-$49.50 / 416 872 4255 or visit the Roy Thomson Hall Box Office at King & Simcoe / www.roythomson.com

Under the leadership of beloved cellist Yo-Yo Ma, The Silk Road Project has been a catalyst for a new kind of conversation, opening avenues of inter-cultural communication and collaborative thinking. Since its inception ten years ago, the Silk Road Ensemble has traveled the globe, reaching new audiences, educating young and old. These concerts feature traditional works of the countries along the Silk Road and newly commissioned works from both established and emerging composers.

Presented in association with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

March 19 is sponsored by ENBRIDGE; March 20 is sponsored by LEXUS.

MAVIS STAPLES WITH SPECIAL GUEST JAMES HUNTER

Saturday, March 21 at 8 PM / MH / $69.50 - $49.50

416 872 4255 or visit the Roy Thomson Hall Box Office at King & Simcoe / www.masseyhall.com

Mavis Staples blazes a rhythm & blues trail, without relinquishing her gospel roots. Shes a Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, and her remarkable gifts inspire, heal and uplift. Grammy Award nominated James Hunter gets it all rolling with infectious vocal and guitar performances, clever songwriting and a skin-tight band.

RTH: 60 Simcoe Street (corner of King Street & Simcoe Street)

MH: 178 Victoria Street (corner of Shuter Street, just east of Yonge Street)

GGS: 250 Front Street West (at John Street)

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