Hello friends! I am doing two performances in Montreal this week, one with a huge ensemble of singers, and one with a very small one. I’m very excited about both shows so if you’re in Montreal this week I would love if you would join me. Details are below:
Cole Porter: Rearranged – Night and Day
Come spend a night listening to the music of the great Cole Porter (1891–1964), a famous pianist and prolific songwriter. All his pieces will be arranged and sung by the students of Ranee Lee.
Venez redécouvrir la musique du fameux Cole Porter (1891-1964), un célèbre pianiste et compositeur prolifique. Ses pièces seront réarrangées par les étudiants et étudiantes de la classe de Ranee Lee.
Vocalists: Sarah Bakirci, Michelle (Mimi) Klein, Sarah Rossy, Emilie Samson, Robert Stefaniuk, Denise Trimm , Emma Elbourne – Weinstock, Asia Harvey Wright , Leon Yu Xinzhuo, Renee Yoxon
Instrumentalists: Michael Go (guitar), Thomas Sauve (drums), Chris Tauchner (piano), Francis Viau (bass)
Tuesday, February 10, 8pm
Tanna Schulich Hall, New Music Building, 555 Sherbrooke Street W, Montreal, QC
The concert is free and no tickets are required.
Le concert est gratuit et vous n’avez pas à vous procurer de billets.
Accessibility: No steps to get into The New Music Building but the door switch doesn’t work on the way in. There is an elevator to the second floor where people usually enter, but there are no seats in the very back. You can enter on the ground level and sit in the first row with a mobility aid but sometimes the doors are locked. Access can be requested on the 2nd floor.
Marie-Claire Durand + Renée Yoxon au café Résonance
21h: Renée Yoxon (piano/voice) et Francis Leduc-Bélanger (trumpet)
22h: Marie-Claire Durand (piano/voice) et Joel Kerr (bass)
Musique et chansons originales, en français & en anglais !
Friday, February 13, 9pm
Café Résonance, 5175A Avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC
Accessibility: Résonance has 7 steps down into the venue. The restaurant mostly level (there is one small raised seating section). There are booth seats and chairs with backs. The washrooms are large but there are no guard rails or door switches. Street parking only.