9 March 2010 - TORONTO -
Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts and Creativity, is pleased to announce its music programming for 2010. This year’s program features Canadian singersongwriter Bruce Cockburn, world music legends Béla Fleck and Bassekou Kouyate, and awardwinning actor John Malkovich in a performance with the Vienna Academy Orchestra. The music program supports the 2010 Festival’s celebration of the Diva, East/West, and works that express human and artistic rights. Luminato takes place June 11-20, 2010. Tickets go on sale April 15.
Perennial favourite The Canadian Songbook returns this year paying tribute to the 40-year catalogue of Bruce Cockburn, one of Canada’s greatest guitarists and singer-songwriters. Cockburn will share the stage with friends and fellow musicians in this one-night-only performance at Massey Hall.
The Canadian Songbook
Luminato pays tribute to the music of Canadian guitar-legend Bruce Cockburn as The Canadian Songbook returns for its third year at Massey Hall. Cockburn is joined by other renowned Canadian musicians who perform classics from Cockburn’s extensive 40-year musical catalogue. Artists confirmed to date include Canadian rock sensation Hawksley Workman, Margo Timmins of the Cowboy Junkies, Toronto-based jazz guitarist Michael Occhipinti, Quebec’s Michel Rivard, and Juno Award-winning guitarist Colin Linden. The Canadian Songbook is produced in association with Massey Hall and presented by National Bank Financial Group. Wednesday, June 16, 7:30 PM at Massey Hall , tickets $55 - $85