John McDonaldArts Writer
The MacKay Concert Series concludes its current season on Sunday May 6 with Hebrew Lullaby, a program of lyrical and romantic pieces for violin and piano featuring Leah Roseman and Dina Namer.
Each year, on it’s anniversary (March 17), the studio holds a special celebratory event that’s open to the public. Proceeds from this open day are earmarked for a specific charity. Last year, that charity was Refugee 613. This year’s event will raise funds and awareness for the Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS).
The five-time Grammy winner and Blues Hall of Famer plays Algonquin Commons Theatre (1385 Woodroffe Ave) on Friday August 25.
Tickets go on sale on Monday, May 15 at 10am.
Songwriter extraordinaire Ron Sexsmith is at the National Arts Centre for an evening of his latest album, The Last Rider, featuring songs from his second album, Other Songs, which is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary.
We catch up with producer Heather Gibson, now six months on the job. The NAC Presents 2017–18 series will be unveiled this spring.