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Musical Salon at The Bruce Hotel

Don’t miss Stratford Summer Music’s fabulous Musical Salon, an elegant and exciting fundraiser, this Sunday, May 1 from 2-4pm at the Bruce Hotel, Stratford’s most luxurious destination.

Enjoy the chefs’ world class treats and the sommelier’s hospitality while listening to a diverse selection of music from the upcoming Stratford Summer Music season.

Performers include:

A Sondheim Jazz Project

Don’t miss this unique jazz combo dedicated to the works of Sondheim.

NPR’s Francis Davis chose “A Sondheim Jazz Project’s” CD “City of Strangers” as an honorable mention in their “Best Jazz Albums of 2014” category.
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For jazz fans, beautiful, intelligent songs are made stylistically legible to people who might otherwise reject “show tunes” out of hand; for theatre folk, “A Sondheim Jazz Project” presents a fresh engagement with the underlying power of material that may have become too familiar from cabarets and auditions.
A Sondheim Jazz Project’s website.

Peter Tiefenbach’s “Barber of Seville”
Peter Tiefenbach will be at the grand piano with performers from his upcoming Stratford Summer Music production of “Barber of Seville.”
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Tiefenbach will be accompanied by powerful vocalists including:

Gwenna Fairchild-Taylor
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As well as being a much in demand soprano, Fairchild-Taylor is also a 2015 recipient of a Government of Nunavut Culture and Heritage Grant for her projects with young women and children in the arctic in partnership with the Qulliit Nunavut Status of Women Council.
Fairchild-Taylor’s website.

Tenor Jonathan MacArthur
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MacArthur is a graduate of the University of Toronto Opera, and his recent studies have brought him international acclaim in the United States, Russia, Italy and China.
MacArthur’s website.

The Andrew Collins Bluegrass Trio
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Collins is a prolific composer, performer, educator and accomplished multi-instrumentalist. The Central Canada Bluegrass Association nominated Collins five times as “Mandolin Player of the Year,” which he secured in 2005.
Collins’ website.

Win a Trip for 2
Stratford Summer Music’s Artistic Producer John A. Miller will announce the programming for the 2016 season.

Raffle tickets will be available to win a fabulous trip for 2 to Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK, care of AIMIA.

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Tickets are $125 (with a $100 tax receipt).
Hors d’oeuvres and drinks are included.

For the complete list of performers, or to purchase tickets, call 519-271-2101 / 1-866-288-4313

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