The Great Canadian Songbook: A Canada 150 Celebration
Start date: 18 February, 2017
End date: 18 February, 2017
The Great Canadian Songbook is a live performance of the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra, with an all Canadian content program. A mixture of pop and classical music, the Great Canadian Songbook aims to showcase the best of Canadian talent while bridging mainstream music and contemporary classical music. Many compositions have been arranged by Red Deer Symphony Orchestra Music Director, Claude Lapalme. It is a very rare occasion that the organization is able to and does program a concert that features all Canadian music. This concert features Canadian artists Steven Page, Craig Northey and Kevin Fox, in addition to the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra musicians and the program includes a tribute to the late, great Mr. Leonard Cohen.
Nature of the Project Reach
People from throughout central Alberta are welcome to attend this performance.
The goal is to promote enjoyment and awareness of Canadian symphonic music, in some of its many varying forms, to a broad audience of central Albertans.