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Songs of Life and Love — Free Concert Series

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November 12, 2013

November 12, 2013. 12 – 1 p.m. Vocal Series. *TORONTO PREMIERE*.

Winners of the inaugural Maureen Forrester Prize, Ensemble Studio graduates Simone Osborne (soprano) and Anne Larlee (piano) present a compelling program of songs featuring beloved classics by Robert Schumann, Richard Strauss, Reynaldo Hahn and Vincenzo Bellini, as well as the Toronto premiere of two newly commissioned songs by Canadian composer Brian Current, Birefringence and Extreme Positions, on texts by Canadian poets Christian Bök and bpNichol.

The Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre is a unique opportunity to experience diverse artistic programming in what has become one of Toronto’s most exciting cultural hubs. Six inspiring series offer concerts, dance performances and engaging presentations that feature both up-and-coming young artists and established international stars. All performances are FREE to the public, with admission on a first-come, first-served basis. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early as late seating is not available.

For more information: www.coc.ca

Venue: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts — 145 Queen Street West