The Resounding Concert at The Royal Conservatory

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Additional musicians have just been added to the stellar lineup of artists announced last week for The Resounding Concert: iconic Canadian rock band Lighthouse (the group made its Koerner Hall debut in May 2019 as part of its 50th anniversary tour and received an Honorary Fellowship, the Royal Conservatory’s highest honour); MacArthur “Genius” Grant recipient Rhiannon Giddens (who made her Conservatory debut in 2019); as well as an improvised jam session only heard in Koerner Hall performed by Panamanian jazz pianist Danilo Pérez, drummer Brian Blade, and bassist John Patitucci with Indian tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain (all of whom have appeared multiple times in the hall since 2009); pianist Gerald Clayton (whose Koerner Hall debut was in 2015) will play his take on Oscar Peterson’s iconic “Hymn to Freedom;” innovative Canadian soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan (who made her Koerner Hall debut in 2017); Grammy Award-winning Canadian pianist and an alumnus of The Royal Conservatory Chilly Gonzales (who made his Koerner Hall debut in 2014 and whose music is included in The Royal Conservatory’s Celebration Series piano curriculum); and emblematic Canadian singer/songwriter k.d. lang, who received an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal Conservatory in 2016.

The Resounding Concert, in support of Koerner Hall and The Royal Conservatory of Music, is a free online benefit featuring a host of international superstars who have performed at Koerner Hall and have become its worldwide ambassadors.

This extravaganza on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 8pm will bring the joy of music to communities across Canada and around the world via online broadcast at 

Date(s) - 17/10/2020
8:00 pm

Royal Conservatory of Music

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