Music at Mount Pleasant
Please join us in the Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre for the 2017 Summer Concert Series. Once again, all concerts will be held on Saturdays from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Concert No. 6 ~ August 12, 2017. 5:00 p.m.
New Canadian Global Orchestra
The result of a major new initiative by The Royal Conservatory of Music, which celebrates the cultural diversity and pluralism of our great country as it turns 150, is the formation of the New Canadian Global Music Orchestra.
This project, conceived by Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, is led by Artistic Director David Buchbinder, the Juno Award-winning trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and cultural inventor.
Alyssa Delbaere-Sawchuk (Canada – Métis) - on violin, viola, jaw harp, spoons, and vocals
Sasha Boychuk, (Ukraine) - on woodwinds and ethnic Ukrainian flutes
Aline Morales, (Brazil) - on Brazilian percussion and vocals
Paco Liviano, (Mexico) - on bass
Padideh Ahrarnejad, (Iran) - on tar
Demetrios Petsalakis, (Greece) - on oud, guitar, lyra, bouzouki, riq, and Greek baglama