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Summer Music in the Garden: Songs in Time of War

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Summer Music in the Garden: Songs in Time of War
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Harbourfront Centre’s highly anticipated return to live music is here, and this year, the Music Garden welcomes a new curator, Gregory Oh.

The Summer Music in the Garden concerts take place most Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. at the Toronto Music Garden along the waterfront. It’s an exciting time for live music and we couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome you back!

The 2022 season features multiple commissions by Harbourfront Centre.

Songs in Time of War: PhoeNX Ensemble Ft. Lawrence Wiliford

PhoeNX Ensemble and soloist Lawrence Wiliford join to bring a new cross-cultural offering of Alec Roth’s deeply moving Songs in Time of War, breathing new life into the poetry of Du Fu (ca. 750 CE) as set by Vikram Seth.

Through music and song, we are exposed to a world in which conflict, turmoil and war were experienced by Du Fu. Stories of family, friends, neighbours, strangers, seasons, skies and stars are delivered with deep honesty, compassion, love and beauty.