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Friday, December 13, 2013

Canadian Brass in Mooredale Concert Debut April 27 2014

WORLD FAMOUS CANADIAN BRASS DAZZLE AND ENTERTAIN
IN MOOREDALE CONCERTS DEBUT

ALSO PERFORM FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AT MUSIC & TRUFFLES

“Breathtaking...superhuman musicianship” – Classicstoday.com

The vivacious and virtuosic Canadian Brass bring the 2013-14 Mooredale Concerts season to a rousing close, Sunday, April 27, 3:15 p.m.  Tickets are selling fast already, so music lovers are advised to order now. 

Subscriptions for the 2014-15 season will also go on sale April 27.

The most famous brass ensemble on the planet makes its Mooredale Concerts debut, at MacMillan Theatre in the Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park Crescent (Museum subway).  Tickets, $40 general admission; under age 30, only $20, are available online atwww.mooredaleconcerts.com, or by calling 416-922-3714 ext. 103. 

In a program that matches spontaneity and humour with brilliant performances, Canadian Brass regales its audience with classical music by Bach, Scheidt, Schumann, Kamen and Ewald, along with stunning popular arrangements of Gershwin, Fats Waller and more.

The vivacity and breathtaking skill of the Canadian Brass has captivated audiences throughout the world.  Their discography of more than 100 albums has sold over two million worldwide – with the recent Stars & Stripes: Canadian Brass Salute America spending eight weeks in Billboard Classical Chart‘s Top 25 in 2010, peaking at No. 2.  More information is available at www.canadianbrass.com.

MUSIC & TRUFFLES:  What better way to end a spectacular season than with the world's foremost horn players who are known for their fun and energetic shows?  Canadian Brass will have young audiences 6-15 tapping their feet, dancing in their seats and having an hour of fun at Music & Truffles, Sunday, April 27, 1:15 p.m. at the MacMillan Theatre.  Tickets, only $13, are available online at www.mooredaleconcerts.com, or by calling 416-922-3714 ext. 103.  Adults wishing to learn more about music and music-making are also welcome.  Everyone receives a chocolate truffle at the end.

Mooredale Concerts thanks Intercontinental Hotels, the Ontario and Toronto Arts Councils, and Classical 96.3FM for their support and sponsorship. 

MOOREDALE CONCERTS PRESENTS
Canadian Brass
Sunday, April 27, 3:15 P.M. at the MacMillan Theatre
PROGRAM:
Holborne: Muy Linda Scheidt: Wendet Euch Um Ihr Aderlein, Galliard Battaglia
J.S. Bach/arr. Mills: Toccata and Fugue
Schumann/arr. Coletti/Ridenour: Selections from “Carnaval” Op. 9
Kamen: Quintet 
Waller/arr. Henderson: Mostly Fats (Looking Good Feeling Bad, Handful of Keys)
Traditional/arr. Henderson: Amazing Grace
Ewald: Selections from Symphony for Brass
Gershwin/arr. Henderson: Ain't Necessarily So
Kompanek: Killer Tango
Bizet/arr. Mills: Suite from “Carmen”

Also: a one-hour interactive performance at Music & Truffles: a concert for young people 6-15, April 27 at 1:15 p.m. at MacMillan Theatre

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