The Buzz is taking a wee holiday break next week but will be back on January 10. This week we’ve included our New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day festivities and made provisions for your stocking up on festive cheer in music form. And if we may suggest an idea for those of you still on the hunt for the perfect gift – consider the gift of live music. By sharing or providing an experience to enjoy live music, you’re creating long-lasting memories. From all of us at Soundboard, Happy Holidays!
Bravissimo! (December 31 at Roy Thomson Hall): Enjoy Opera’s Greatest Hits this New Year’s Eve at Roy Thomson Hall with an international cast of brilliantly talented performers including Canada’s own Isabel Bayrakdarian and Richard Margison.
New Year’s Eve Comedy Extravaganza (December 31 at Massey Hall): Last week, we let you know the full line-up for this hilarious night of comedy and it’s a gathering of great comedic minds. Hosted by Geri Hall and starring Jon Dore, the night begins at 7:30pm which means that you can laugh yourself silly and still make it to your venue of choice to ring in the New Year at midnight.
Salute to Vienna (January 1 at Roy Thomson Hall): Now in its 16th year, the annual Salute to Vienna concert is a North American tradition inspired by the annual concert celebration on New Year’s Day in Vienna. Read all about the history of the tradition here and the performers here (including Orchestra, soloists, and dancers from the Ballet St. Polten).
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