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Friday, March 27, 2009

Opera Division singers perform Cole Porter

Singers from the Opera Division to perform songs of Cole Porter

TORONTO – Singers from the Opera Division of the University of Toronto Faculty of Music will present Why Can't You Behave?, a revue celebrating the songs of Cole Porter, and the wit of writer/poet Dorothy Parker. The program includes some of Porter's most famous songs, such as Anything Goes, In the Still of the Night, I Get a Kick Out of You, Night and Day, and Let's Do It. The two performances take place
Friday and Saturday, April 3 & 4, 2009, at 7:30 pm in Walter Hall. Tickets ($14 adults and $8 seniors/students) can be purchased at the Faculty of Music box office in person or by calling 416-978-3744.

Part of Canada’s top university, the University of Toronto Faculty of Music has an illustrious history as one of North America’s leading centres for the scholarly and professional study of music, offering a rich array of degree and diploma programs from the undergraduate to post-graduate levels. Many of this country’s greatest musicians such as John Weinzweig, Lois Marshall, Elmer Iseler, Adrienne Pieczonka, Russell Braun, and the St. Lawrence String Quartet have studied or taught at the Faculty. With over 100 events featuring students, faculty and distinguished guests, the Faculty’s performance season embodies its commitment to an education that champions diversity, depth and explorations. Highlights of the 2008-09 season include cellists Steven Isserlis and Shauna Rolston, baritone Sherrill Milnes, composer Maria Schneider, conductors David Briskin and Miah Im, jazz great Phil Nimmons, the Miró, and St. Lawrence String Quartets, the Gryphon Trio and Nexus.

For more information on this or other Faculty of Music concert series, please visit our website at www.music.utoronto.ca or contact the Box Office at 416-978-3744.

Ticket sales and general inquiries:
Faculty of Music Box Office
Hours: 1 – 7 pm, Monday to Friday, with extended hours on performance nights.
Phone: 416-978-3744
Address: Lobby level, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park, Toronto ON M5S 2C5

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