Today in Toronto: Bach Solo Suites, Beyond Imaginings and Edward Burtynsky
Animal Tales: Beasts, Toys and Fables Composed of four separate installations, this beastly exhibit features the spirited illustrations of famous anti-fascist Walter Trier, from the books Spielzeug and The Animals’ Conference, in addition to selections from various editions of Aesop’s Fables and 18th-century prints of wild animals. Find out more »
Bach Solo Suites As a winner of the Canada Council Musical Instrument Bank Competition two years ago, cellist Rachel Mercer was given the use of a 1696 Stradivarius until August 2012. She takes the glorious instrument in hand for this noon-hour recital of Bach’s first and fifth suites for unaccompanied cello. Find out more »
Beyond Imaginings: Eight Artists Encounter Ontario’s Greenbelt Following Respect—a documentary view of Canada’s boreal forests featured on panels on Harbourfront’s grounds in 2009—the centre’s head of visual arts, Patrick Macaulay, brought together eight photographers to showcase the Greenbelt’s attributes. Find out more »
Edward Burtynsky: Oil Photographer Ed Burtynksy can provoke spasms of aesthetic pleasure by rendering scenes of environmental devastation with a classicist’s respect for clarity, balance and harmony. Find out more »
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That noon Bach cello suite concert looks like it could make for an epic lunch break.
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