Oscar Peterson Tribute Film & Concert
Start date: 27 January, 2017
End date: 27 January, 2017
Experience an intimate look at the life of Oscar Peterson and celebrate the legacy of the jazz piano legend with a documentary screening, followed by a live performance featuring JUNO winning pianist Robi Botos, a protégé of Oscar, and Dave Young, OC, former bassist of Oscar's iconic jazz trio for three decades. Special guests Kelly Peterson & Céline Peterson, wife and daughter of the late Oscar Peterson, will host the evening.
6pm: The Shaw Festival Film Series presents 'Oscar Peterson: Keeping the Groove Alive.' This critically-acclaimed documentary reveals the man behind the legend, featuring compelling interviews with Diana Krall, Herbie Hancock, Phil Nimmons and many more. A post-screening Q&A will take place with Kelly & Céline Peterson.
7:30pm: Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and light hors d'oeuvres, followed by a one-hour concert in the intimate Shaw Festival Studio Theatre featuring Robi Botos and Dave Young who will perform some of Oscar's most famous works.
Céline Peterson will share personal stories and provide a glimpse into the life of Oscar. Robi and Dave will also perform works from 'Oscar, With Love,' a world premiere recording produced by Kelly Peterson commemorating Oscar Peterson's 90th birthday that features never-before heard original Oscar Peterson compositions.
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Presented in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Oscar Peterson Tribute