Martha Wainwright, Rufus Wainwright, Oliver Jones, Boom Desjardins and Toulouse set to perform at the 5th Annual Gala
Hi Music Fans,
This year’s 5th Annual Gala honouring Canada’s best songwriters is guaranteed to be another night certain to leave any musical connoisseur impressed.
In addition to host Gregory Charles, audiences will be wowed by Dione Taylor, the Faith Chorale and Oliver Jones who will take to the stage to honour the late Oscar Peterson, while Martha and Rufus Wainwright will perform a rendition of their aunt Anna McGarrigle’s classic Heart Like A Wheel. Suzie McNeil will return to perform her acclaimed rendition of Les Emmerson’s Signs, as first heard at the CSHF Press Concert. Les Respectables will perform a modern version of Raôul Duguay’s La Bittt à Tibi, while Boom Desjardins will honour Claude Dubois with his rendition of Le Labrador. Reunited group Toulouse will honour the late Georges Thurston with a performance of his hit Aimes-tu la vie comme moi?
To reserve your seat to this once-in-a-lifetime event, taking place Saturday, March 1, 2008 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, visit ticketmaster.ca. Tickets are limited so get them now.
A Few More Opportunities to Catch the Show
For those of you who are unable to attend the Gala, the show will be broadcast nationally on Sunday, March 2 on CBC Radio Two at 8PM and on Monday, March 3 on CBC Radio One at 2PM and 10PM.
A one-hour presentation of Words to Music: The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame will air on CBC Television on Monday, March 3 at 7PM.
Make sure to visit the CanSong.ca store to pick up some great music from this year's inductees and performing artists.
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The CSHF Team
Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame
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