Free COC lunchtime concert should prove that a lute by any other name will sound as sweet
If you can spare a downtown lunch hour today and Thursday, the Canadian Opera Company's free concert series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre at the Four Seasons Centre is particularly compelling this week:
Three Toronto musicians widely recognized as masters of their instruments -- Lucas Harris (lute), Wendy Zhao (pipa) and Bassam Bishara (oud) -- are getting together at noon for a fun compare-and contrast.
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Toronto Symphony Orchestra cellist Winona Zelenka offers an hour's worth of unaccompanied cello by Bach. Britten and Cassadó.
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