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Thursday, May 1, 2014

An Artist's Affair: Gala Fundraising Event - May 1, 2014

(Toronto, ON) – The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre at Toronto Western Hospital and Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir will host An Artists’ Affair: Celebrating the Partnership of Arts & Healtha unique fundraising gala event supporting vital investment in artists’ healthcare at the Al and Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre and the artistic and artist training activities of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir.

On May 1, 2014Founding Co-Chairs, Dr. Michael Baker and Tafelmusik’s Music Director Jeanne Lamon will welcome 300 guests, including Master of Ceremonies R.H. Thomson, and special guests Karen Kain, Ross Petty, Sheila McCarthy, and The Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson to the fifth annual extravaganza, held at The Carlu, 444 Yonge Street, Toronto. The evening will begin at 6 PM and is sponsored by Centre Stage Sponsor Sun Life Financial, and Artistic Patrons Al and Malka Green.

The gala’s Artistic Producer Veronica Tennant has created a dynamic programme hosted by R.H. Thomson, featuring performances by Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, soprano Aviva Fortunata, cabaret diva Patricia Cano and comedian Rob Hawke. The evening will also include a special performance by the acclaimed Canada’s National Ballet School of a dynamic new work.

This is the fifth year that the Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre at Toronto Western Hospital and Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir have worked together on this extraordinary fundraising event. In its history, the gala has raised nearly $1,275,000 net in critical funds to support the organizations’ services and activities.

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