Legendary Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel is, without question, the most trend-setting guitarist of our time. His solo concerts are a dazzling display of virtuosity presented with a charismatic flare unlike anything you have ever experienced.
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THE LAWYER SHOW: LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST
28/05/2015 to 30/05/2015
Under the tutelage of professional directors, coaches and crew, 36 members of the legal community will take the stage this May as actors in Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost while raising funds for Nightwood Theatre.
GET READY! A CELEBRATION OF GOSPEL MUSIC, INSPIRATIONAL SONG & DANCE
One of Canada’s most exciting youth choirs, The Toronto Children’s Concert Choir & Performing Arts Company (TC3) performs their inspiring repertoire of Gospel and Inspirational classics along with exciting Afro-Caribbean drum and dance numbers. With special guest the “Princess of Pan,” Joy Lapps-Lewis.
CHFT DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP EVENT
The CHFT Diversity Scholarship Event is an opportunity for present and past scholarship winners to be applauded by family, friends and members of the community.
One of Canada’s most iconic jazz musicians will be honoured this summer as the Festival kicks off its 29th edition with the Oscar Peterson 90th Birthday Celebration, paying tribute to one of the most influential figures in jazz.
Please note there will be a post-concert reception held for patrons with $75 tickets.
EL PASADO ES UN ANIMAL GROTESCO
19/06/2015 to 21/06/2015
Argentinean writer and director Mariano Pensotti returns to Luminato Festival with a treatise on the effects of time. El pasado es un animal grotesco (The Past is a Grotesque Animal) follows the lives of four 20-somethings coming of age in Buenos Aires from 1999-2009.
ROBERT GLASPER TRIO
Fresh off the heels of his Grammy win earlier this year, Robert Glasper returns to the Festival stage with his acclaimed acoustic original trio.
AN EVENING WITH BRANFORD MARSALIS
Saxophonist Branford Marsalis is one of the most celebrated jazz performers of the last quarter-century. Leading one of the most innovative and forward-thinking jazz ensembles, Marsalis will be joined by Joey Calderazzo (piano), Eric Revis (bass) and Justin Faulkner (drums) on this memorable night.
DAVE HOLLAND, LIONEL LOUEKE, CHRIS POTTER, ERIC HARLAND QUARTET
Bassist Dave Holland has played with jazz greats such as Miles Davis and Chick Corea; guitarist and vocalist Lionel Loueke led the diverse trio Gilfema and accompanied Herbie Hancock; saxophonist Chris Potter is widely considered as the youngest person ever to win Denmark’s acclaimed Jazpar Prize; drummer Eric Harland is one of the most in-demand drummers of this generation. Together, these four jazz superstars join forces to form one sensational quartet.
A forward thinking musician’s musician, saxophonist Charles Lloyd has entrenched himself into the pantheon of musical greats. Whether playing standards, avant-garde or world music, Lloyd’s legendary career spans 50 years and shows no signs of slowing down.
A riveting foray into the world of memory by internationally renowned director, playwright and actor Robert Lepage. This intimate Ex Machina production explores the collection and recall of memories in this digital age of data storage, as well as how theatre, an art based on the exercise of memory, is still relevant today. Co-produced with le lieu unique (France) and La Comete – Scene nationale de Chalons-en-Champagne (France).
Brazilian choreographer Deborah Colker combines the competitive edge of sport, the self-discipline of ballet, the freedom of modern dance, and the daredevilry of circus in this electrifying performance. Winner of a Laurence Olivier Award, MIX takes you to the dance halls of Rio through a combination of the contemporary and traditional techniques that draw on everyday themes. Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker is sponsored by the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro City through the Municipal Secretariat of Culture.