A Celebration of Scotland’s Poet of the People
Plus a Tribute to Brigadoon
SATURDAY JANUARY 25
CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER
(Bloor St & Avenue Rd)
Andrew Gillies | Actor
Charlotte Corwin | Soprano
Benjamin Covey | Baritone
Christopher Bagan | Pianist
CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND POETRY OF SCOTLAND’S FARMER/POET, ROBERT BURNS, WITH RENOWNED CANADIAN ACTOR ANDREW GILLIES AS YOUR HOST
In the first half of this story-telling show, explore Burns' world through word and song. Hear his famous "Comin' thru the rye", "Ye Banks and Braes", "Sweet Afton", "My love is like a red, red rose" and "Auld Lang Syne", sung by outstanding singers Charlotte Corwin, soprano and baritone Benjamin Covey, with accomplished pianist Christopher Bagan.
Enjoy tea and shortbread at intermisson, then revel in the delightful Broadway classic Brigadoon, following the tale of Americans Tommy and Jeff who stumble on the mythical village of Brigadoon in the misty Scottish highlands. Songs include "The Heather on the Hill", "Almost like being in Love", "Waitin' for my Dearie" and "Go Home to Bonnie Jean".
TICKETS $30 (Includes tea & shortbread)