Category Archives: News

Mariachi Fuego

Recently, Toronto’s hottest Mexican mariachi band "Mariachi Fuego", were featured as guests on the 3rd season of the “Sounds of Canada” web series, shot in ECG’s studios. Made up of four veteran mariachi musicians, the band delivers fiery performances, proving time after time that they are not called Fuego (fire) for nothing! ‘Mariachi Fuego’ offers…
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Celtic – Japanese Concert

Canada’s leading taiko group closed out their 20th anniversary season with “Taiko x Celtic” concert at Harbourfront Centre Theatre, Toronto on June 8th, 2019. Japanese ensemble performed with a highly energetic and entertaining group The American Rogues. It’s a pleasure to mention that the concert was a total success! Fully packed concert hall, dynamic and…
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Trojan Jazz

A premiere of “Trojan Jazz”, a movie about the 1962 Benny Goodman’s tour in the Soviet Union, was shown on June 8th in St. Petersburg, Russia. A famous clarinetist Julian Milkis was performing together with Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg’s Capella in a concert conducted by Alexander Chernushenko.
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The best of Ukrainian Opera

The Nightingale Music Festival presents Canadian audiences with the best of Ukrainian Opera! Two amazing operas Natalka Poltavka and Zaporozhets za Dunayem will be performинг July 11th at the Huculak Centre, 516 The Kingsway, Toronto. Tickets are available online.
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Toronto Japanese Film Festival

The Toronto Japanese Film Festival will be held from June 6 to June 27, 2019 at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond Court, North York.  This is the 8th annual festival featuring 28 films, taiko drumming performance, sake and sushi tasting, and much more.  Tickets are available online or at 416-441-2345, and the prices…
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HAPPENING Multicultural Festival

This weekend do not miss a multicultural festival that engages more than 60 performers and artists, who self-identified as immigrants, newcomers or refugees. This four-day festival will entertain you with contemporary music, dance, poetry, crafts and food.
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Nightingale Music Festival’s charity concert

We are pleased to let you know that Nightingale Music Festival recently successfully held a charity concert in support of the Urban Angel St. Michael’s Foundation. Many young talented artists presented and Mira Solovianenko was one of the vocal coaches.
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Fado with Tony Gouveia

Tony Gouveia and Elizabete have something special for you! On Saturday, April 27th, you will get a chance to enjoy a real Portuguese music. Fados performed by Tony Gouveia and dances with Tabu will definitely leave you speechless! The show will be held at the Portuguese Club of Cambridge. For reservations, please call 519-658-9703.
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More collaborations?

Kiyoshi Nagata, a leader of a Japanese taiko group, said that there’re so many groups in “Sounds of Canada” project they would want to work with, but a little bit later. Right now both him and Nelson Stewart want to focus on the upcoming concert on June 8th.
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Nagata Shachu’s DVD/BluRay release

We are thrilled to let you know that Nagata Shachu released their re-edited and re-mixed DVD/BluRay last week. Mr. Nagata, a leader of the Japanese group, expressed his gratitude to the crew of Sounds of Canada for recording all the footage and providing it to the group for use in their DVD/BluRay.
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The American Rogues at the Scotiabank Arena

It’s a pleasure to let everyone know that The American Rogues performed at the event with Toronto Maple Leafs at the Scotiabank Arena. The event was organized to celebrate a release of the team’s St. Patrick’s merchandise. And great news for the fans - on Facebook Nelson Stewart shared that they are planning to work…
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Baroque Meets Jazz

Julian Milkis, a famous Canadian clarinetist, and the Russian Ensemble Siberian Virtuosi will performe in Miami Beach, FL as part of their American tour. The concert will be held on April 7th in one of the most beautiful synagogues in the USA - Temple Emanu-El. Tickets are available online.
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