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Event Archive - The Great Canadian Songbook: Alain Trudel, Veda Hille, Sarah Slean, Ron Sexsmith, Marc Déry, CBC Radio Orchestra

Sun. April 15th 2007 Chan Shun Concert Hall @ The Chan Centre (All Ages)
3:00pm - 5:00pm doors at 2:30pm
Tickets at: Chan Centre Ticket Office, All Ticketmaster Locations
Four Great Canadian Songwriters: Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot, Buffy St. Marie and Serge Fiori.

Four Great Canadian Singers: Sarah Slean, Ron Sexsmith, Veda Hille and Marc Déry.

Four Great Canadian Composer/Arrangers: Phil Dwyer, Glenn Buhr, Giorgio Magnanensi and Alain Trudel.

One unforgettable afternoon.

This promises to be an inspired celebration of a great Canadian musical legacy. The concert features some of the best singers of today performing the works of legendary songwriters in original orchestral arrangements created especially for this event.


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Alain Trudel

In 2006 Trudel was named Principal Conductor of the CBC Radio Orchestra based in Vancouver, the only Radio Orchestra in North America. Together, he and the Orchestra will explore new and exciting artistic territories. In addition, the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra has asked Maestro Trudel to be the Artistic Advisor for the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons.... more info

Ron Sexsmith

For Ron Sexsmith, there’s always a trigger to an album, something that sets in motion the songs he’s writing not exactly as a concept, but certainly a theme or feel. His last album, Forever Endeavour, was born of a health scare while its predecessor Long Player, Late Bloomer was born of disillusionment. 2015’s Carousel One, however, finds Sex... more info

CBC Radio Orchestra

Formed in 1938, the CBC Radio Orchestra is renowned as an ensemble of passion, versatility and innovation. As North America's last remaining broadcast ensemble, we are a legacy of the days when radio orchestras were to be found all over our continent, as they still are in Europe. Unique not only in our history, we are also set apart by our programm... more info
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