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Public Programs - Concerts


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Enjoy evening performances and presentations, all part of the McMichael Signature Performance Series. Experience the acoustic magic of the Woodland Gallery, enjoy an evening stroll through the grounds and the McMichael’s latest exhibitions, and have a delicious dinner at the restaurant, overlooking the Humber Valley, prior to an extraordinary performance.

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McMichael Concert Series - On-going

October 02, 2014

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Emilie-Claire Barlow

Dubbed "Canada's incomparable vocal-jazz jewel," Emilie-Claire Barlow has thrilled fans everywhere with her exquisite recordings and effervescent live performances.

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October 17, 2014

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Arabian Nights

This concert flows out of Africa and the Middle East and incorporates contemporary jazz. It features Maryem, Yvette, and Ernie Tollar; Waleed Abdulhamid; Ravi Naimpally; and Demetri Petsalakis.

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October 30, 2014

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Emily Songs, with Tony Quarrington & Friends

Guitarist Tony Quarrington's brand new composition, which he will perform along with Julie Michels, Brian Dickinson, and Jane Bunnett, is inspired by the art and writings of Emily Carr.

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Speaker Series - On-going

October 18, 2014

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J.W. Morrice and Henri Matisse in Search of the Exotic, with Katerina Atanassova

Stimulated by fin de siècle longings for the exotic, several artists sought inspiration in North Africa and in the Caribbean. This gallery talk offers visitors an opportunity to hear from McMichael Chief Curator, Katerina Atanassova.

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November 01, 2014

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Morrice and Matisse: Bedfellows Under the Sign of Modernism, with John O'Brian

John O’Brian, the author of Ruthless Hedonism: The American Reception of Matisse and various articles on J.W. Morrice, will highlight the personal and artistic relationship between Morrice and Matisse leading up to the First World War.

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November 22, 2014

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Lyman and Matisse, with François-Marc Gagnon

With a critical eye and legendary repartee, François-Marc Gagnon will examine John Lyman's time at the Académie Matisse, where the artist developed good knowledge of the French master's work.

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