Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

Celebrate! Holidays of the Global Village with Chris McKhool

Family Concert with special guests Aviva Chernick, Shannon Thunderbird, Maryem and Ernie Tollar, Donne Roberts, Kevin Laliberte, Drew Birston and more

Inspired by travels around the world, 2006 Parents Choice Award Winner Chris McKhool (of Sultans of String) celebrates the multicultural mosaic of our country with songs about Bodhi Day (Buddhist), Carnival (Quebec), Chanukah, Chinese New Year, Christmas, Diwali, Eid, Halloween, Kwanzaa (Pan - African), Native Traditions, Ramadan and Winter Solstice.   Celebrate! is a window into many cultures from around the world and provides young audiences with a glimpse into the different customs, celebrations and festivities enjoyed in Canada. Traditional and original songs by Chris encourage us to share with our neighbours and friends and celebrate together. 

Free for kids and teens, Adults $20 in advance, $25 cash at the door, Free 4 Kids!

FOR TIX: https://tinyurl.com/y8zmugol

 

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Mar
24
3:00 PM15:00

Let’s Hit Something! TorQ Percussion Quartet - Free 4 Kids!

As exciting as it is musical, TorQ has travelled across Canada and the globe sharing their love of all things percussion. They have performed with the Toronto and Montreal Symphony Orchestras as well as the Buffalo Philharmonic. This concert will be preceded by a percussion workshop, 12 – 2:30 p.m., led by Vancouver's Michel Bruyere, drummer for Buffy Sainte-Marie. This is an all ages workshop and the participants will perform on the finale of TorQ’s concert. Prepare to be blown away!

Richard Burrows

Adam Campbell

Jamie Drake

Dan Morphy

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Apr
7
1:30 PM13:30

National Piano Trio performing Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff.

Pianist Heidi Wall (Kitchener), violinist Corey Gemmell (Toronto) and cellist Wolf Tormann (Kingston) come together in a rare Toronto appearance.  This is Romantic music at its best.  Prepare to be swept away by this exceptional Canadian piano trio as they perform the passionate music of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff.  Experience exciting classical music in the warm acoustics of Kingston Road United Church.  Bliss! 
 

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Nov
4
1:30 PM13:30

Tom Allen and Missing Pages

Written by radio host Tom Allen 

Directed by Richard Greenblatt 

Ric Waugh - Ludwig van Beethoven 

Tom Allen - Anton Schindler 

Patricia O’Callaghan - Susannah Sotto 

Bryce Kulak – Theodore Molt 

Lori Gemmel – harpist 

 

Tom Allen returns for his annual visit to Kingston Road United Church.  Tom shows us music history in a lively, informative way.  This show is a perfect example of his art.  Cast your mind back to December 16, 1825 when Theodore Molt became the sole Canadian to meet Ludwig van Beethoven.  With music, song, drama, history and informed speculation, the Missing Pages investigates what might have happened. 

 

 

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Oct
5
7:30 PM19:30

Countertenor Madness!

Countertenor Daniel Taylor and his fabulous four UofT graduate student countertenors: César Aguilar, Ian Sabourin, Benjamin Shaw & Ryan McDonald. Also: Miguel Brito piano and Jesús Cortés - tenor. 

This intriguing voice, known for its strong, pure tone will leave you astonished and thrilled.

Guest tenor Jesús Cortés is flying in from Mexico City for this concert.  He and his compatriots César Aguilar and Miguel Brito will devote a portion of the concert to the art of Mexican classical song. 

Be there for this once-in-a-lifetime exclusive event.

Tickets $25 at door or https://countertenors.eventbrite.com

 

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