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Thursday
Sep252014

Celebrating Gould's Birthday and Legacy: Prize Nominations Open

Today marks 82 years since the birth of Glenn Gould!  That means it's time to open the nominations for the next Glenn Gould Prize.

The Glenn Gould Foundation invites you to nominate an outstanding individual to become the Laureate of the Eleventh Glenn Gould Prize.  Honour a leading figure in the Arts fields, as related to the theme of music and communication, for his or her lifetime of extraordinary creative achievement and innovation.  

Living candidates of any nationality are eligible.  Nominations must be submitted via the online form by November 15, 2014

 Pour l'information en française, cliquez ici.


Nominate for a chance to win Prize Gala tickets!

The individual who nominates the winning Laureate as selected by the Eleventh Glenn Gould Prize Jury will receive two (2) complimentary tickets to the Gala Awards Ceremony with round-trip airfare and accommodations to attend the event.

Click here to learn more!

 

Tuesday
Aug262014

Soulpepper presents Glenn

Soulpepper presents

Glenn
By David Young
 
Prodigy, Perfectionist, Performer and Puritan: The iconic Canadian artist Glenn Gould. Glenn is a fascinating and moving look at the music and mythology of an eternally captivating figure. Framed by Gould's two definitive versions of Bach's The Goldberg Variations, Young uses a theme-and-variation compositional structure to examine the arc of the Gould's life and the breadth of his character.
Featuring Brent Carver, Jeff Lillico, Mike Ross, and Steven Sutcliffe
 
On stage now at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto’s Distillery Historic District
Tickets: 416-866-8666 or soulpepper.ca 

 

 

Friday
Jul182014

Group of Seven & Glenn Gould Train Event

The Group of Seven and Glenn Gould Train Event

September 19, 20 & 21, 2014 

The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains invites you to the 96th Anniversary of the Group of Seven painting on the Algoma Central Railway and the 82nd birthday of Glenn Gould, pianist extraordinaire and devotee of Lake Superior and the Algoma Highlands. 

The magnificence of the Algoma Highlands clad in autumn slendour, the rugged northern coastline of Lake Superior, wild rivers descending out of the Highlands and into the great lake – these have been inspiring many, including the painters of the Group of Seven and Canada’s internationally acclaimed pianist, Glenn Gould. Join the Group of Seven & Glenn Gould Train Event 2014 and learn, through experience, why and how the North Country so moved these men.

Click here for full details and to register.