From Our Home to Your Home

While Concerts in Care Ontario is not able to perform live concerts during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are recording and distributing “live” 30-minute concert videos to any facility or home who wishes to share them with their residents.

Concert List

CONCERT #17 features the Tony Simpkin Trio.  Over the past thirty-five years, they have worked with some of Canada’s finest jazz musicians.

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/499787514
YouTube – https://youtu.be/uOWuEO5YOLs

CONCERT #16 features fiddle champion Shane Cook and London Symphonia principal bassist Joe Phillips.  Put on your dancing boots and get ready for a barn burning good time!

Vimeo  https://vimeo.com/490939017
YouTube – https://youtu.be/CJU1HcCkZ4g

CONCERT #15 features the talented tenor Marcel d’Entremont and his long-time collaborator, pianist Dakota Scott-Digout.  Both Maritimers toured Atlantic Canada in 2016 as part of the Atlantic Canada Young Artists Series.

Vimeo  https://vimeo.com/486200699
YouTube – https://youtu.be/61IqiqIYAss

CONCERT #14 features the London Symphonia String Quartet.  Concertmaster Joseph Lanza and his colleagues perform some of the most beloved pieces in the classical genre.

Vimeo – https://vimeo.com/469117563
YouTube – https://youtu.be/4O8kZvmwjqU

CONCERT #13 features the elegant Sonority Sisters.  Principal flutist Kelly Zimba and violinist Clare Semes joined the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in 2017.  Both musicians are alumni of the New World Symphony.

Please contact Admin Coordinator Brenton Chan for viewing permission.

CiC flute

CONCERT #12 features the heartfelt and ever-versatile partnership between Alex Samaras and Lara Dodds-Eden.  Alex teaches singing at The University of Toronto Jazz Department and Humber College.

Vimeo – https://vimeo.com/457071106

YouTube – https://youtu.be/I0z6YO3B0Ro

CONCERT #11 features the majestic reverberance of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Brass Ensemble Trio.  On horn is Nicholas Hartman, on trumpet is Associate Principal Steven Woomert, and on trombone is Associate Principal Vanessa Fralick.

Please contact Admin Coordinator Brenton Chan for viewing permission.

CIC Brass

CONCERT #10 features the “tight unit” of VC2.  Cellists Amahl Arulanandam and Bryan Holt continue to flabbergast audiences with their fresh perspective on all genres of music.

Vimeo https://vimeo.com/447989983

YouTube – https://youtu.be/tHkEbfcdiHs

CONCERT #9 features “Canada’s Sweetheart of Swing”, Alex Pangman and her Blue Two, violinist Drew Jurecka and guitarist Nathan Hiltz.

Vimeo – https://vimeo.com/442177333

YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jojR29oel5k

CONCERT #8 features acclaimed pianist Ben Cruchley, currently based in Berlin, Germany.

Vimeo – https://vimeo.com/440791692

YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXO3Z5JVqnI

CONCERT #7 features the superstars of the Payadora Ensemble: Rebekah Wolkstein and Drew Jurecka

Vimeo – https://vimeo.com/438380695

YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwRbCecV6dQ

CONCERT #6 features one of CBC’s “30 Hot Classical Musicians Under 30”, accordionist Michael Bridge.

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CONCERT #5 features the infectious groove of Anthony D’Alessandro (piano), Evan Gratham (bass), and Nick Donovan (drums).

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CONCERT #4 features the luminous mezzo-soprano Georgia Burashko and pianists Trevor Chartrand and Stéphane Mayer.

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Vimeohttps://vimeo.com/428170380
YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ku1HQrfktM

CONCERT #3 features clarinetist Peter Stoll. He teaches at the University of Toronto and is also an examiner for the Royal Conservatory of Music.

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Vimeohttps://vimeo.com/411581867
YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrtnCnYRQ10

CONCERT #2 brings you one of our most requested duos: Suzi Wesson and Doug Balfour. They have toured all over North America and Doug has been a permanent fixture for Concerts in Care since 2006.

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Vimeohttps://vimeo.com/407752238
YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4X04ntqa5xc

CONCERT #1 features brilliant pianist Younggun Kim. He is a faculty member at the University of Toronto and in demand as both a soloist and a chamber musician.

Direct Links:

Vimeohttps://vimeo.com/407741759
YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJ_tZoOy2FQ