An American Wail: Blythwood Goes South
Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 @ 7:30pm (Burdock Music Hall, 1184 Bloor St West)
Blythwood celebrates the rich legacy of music written by our esteemed American neighbours. This program features music spanning seventy years, including Amy Beach's serene Pastorale, Op. 151 (1942), the high-charged, passionate journey through Eastern Europe, by way of the Romani in Valerie Coleman's Tzigane (2011). The concert pairs Jennifer Higdon's homage to Samuel Barber in Autumn Music (1995) alongside his original wind quintet classic, Summer Music (1956). Topping the evening, Blythwood undertakes David Maslanka's evocative Quintet for Winds No. 1 (1984), and the charming Aria and Quodlibet (2004) by the late Arne Running.
RETURN OF THE JEDI
Monday, June 3rd, 2019 (Burdock Music Hall, 1184 Bloor St West)
Back for the third chapter in the original Star Wars Trilogy, Blythwood Presents: Return of the Jedi! Arranged by our multi-talented horn player, Curtis Vander Hyden, enjoy this wonderful music John Williams' epic space opera film score in a casual bar venue with excellent local craft beer selections.
OUR CANADA: FORECASTING THE CANADIAN WIND
Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 @ 8pm (Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St)
Blythwood Winds takes part in Forecasting the Canadian Wind, an exciting series of concerts. 5 brand new Canadian works premiered across the country by 5 wind quintets in 5 different cities.
Carmen Braden: What Happens When We Move (2018)
Cris Derksen: 5 Bucks Per Head (2018)
Emily Doolittle: Woodwings (2018)
Daniel Janke: Border Crossing (2018)
Cameron Wilson: Kitchen Party Suite (2018)
Admission by Donation (suggested ticket price $20).
*The Canadian Music Centre is an accessible venue through a street level entrance to the right of the main entrance. The CMC has gender neutral washrooms. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions pertaining to accessibility. Watch the LIVE STREAM.
Private Pocket Concert
Sunday, October 21st, 2018 @ 2pm (Location TBA)
Blythwood Presents a private Pocket Concert featuring Samuel Barber's Summer Music, Living Miniatures by Kevin Lau, Pura Vida Suite by Aura Pon and music from Alan Silvestri's brilliant score to Back to the Future, arranged by Curtis Vander Hyden.
Music in the Atrium - OUTREACH CONCERT
Wednesday, February 27th, 2018 @ 12pm (Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Ave)
Blythwood Presents a special concert featuring Samuel Barber's Summer Music, Living Miniatures by Kevin Lau, Pura Vida Suite by Aura Pon and music from Alan Silvestri's brilliant score to Back to the Future, arranged by Curtis Vander Hyden.