James Sommerville, conductor
Canadian National Brass Project
Gabrieli: Symphonia Sacra
Holst: Mars (from The Planets)
Lavallée/Cable: La Rose Nuptiale
Mussorgsky/Howarth: Pictures at an Exhibition
Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Join us for a full afternoon of events with a feature performance by the Canadian National Brass Project at Toronto’s most exciting new outdoor concert venue, The Bentway. The Canadian National Brass Project is a group of the best brass players across Canada who join forces each summer from orchestras across North America. Programme will include Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture.
- Take in the sights and sounds of the Fort York Guard – students representing the Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry (circa 1815). Enjoy a demonstration of artillery firepower and hear military music by the Fort York Drums (a fife & drum corps).
- Musical Petting Zoo for the kids
*Free outdoor concert – there is no reserved seating available for this performance. Bring your lawn chair or picnic blanket to enjoy the show! This concert is weather dependent and may be subject to change without notice.
Partners: Fort York National Historic Site, The Bentway Conservancy, Toronto Summer Music
Supported by Celebrate Ontario