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Photos from the GG Performing Arts Awards Gala

By Terry Steeves on June 4, 2015

Earlier this week we ran highlights from the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award Gala that took place over the weekend. Apt613 was invited to the red carpet. Here are some of the award recipients and special guests of the evening plus a few of the performers.

Sarah McLachlan and Geoff Courtnall – Sarah McLachlan was awarded the 2015 Lifetime Artistic Achievement (Popular Music)

Sarah

Atom Egoyan – 2015 Lifetime Artistic Achievement (Film)

Atom

Former Canadian Prime Minister, Jean Chretien and his wife, Aline Chretien

Chretian

Michael M. Koerner – 2015 Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Voluntarism in the Performing Arts

Michael M. Koerner

Diana Leblanc – 2015 Lifetime Artistic Achievement (Theatre)

Diana Leblanc

Walter Boudreau – 2015 Lifetime Artistic Achievement (Classical Music)

Walter Boudreau

R.H. Thomson and his beautiful family – 2015 Lifetime Artistic Achievement (Theatre)

R.H. Thomson and his beautiful family

Jean-Marc Vallée – 2015 National Arts Centre Award

Jean-Marc Valle?e

Canadian Governor General, RH David Johnston and his wife, Sharon Johnston

Canadian Governor General, RH David Johnston and his wife, Sharon Johnston

The Fanfare Trumpets of the Governor General’s Foot Guards

The Fanfare Trumpets of the Governor General's Foot Guards

The gala’s host, Colm Feore

The gala's host, Colm Feore

Mezzo-soprano, Wallis Giunta, sings her operatic tribute to Atom Egoyan in Mozart’s,”Smanie implacabili”

Mezzo-soprano, Wallis Giunta, sings her operatic tribute to Atom Egoyan

Montreal’s indie rock band, Half Moon Run, perform “Full Circle”, in tribute to GGPAA recipient, Jean-Marc Vallée.

Montreal's indie rock band, Half Moon Run

Singer/songwriter, Serena Ryder, performs, “I Will Remember You”, in tribute to GGPAA recipient, Sarah McLachlan

Singer:songwriter, Serena Ryder

Birds eye view of post-gala festivities in the NAC’s foyer

Birds eye view of post-gala festivities

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