One Burlington events are FREE and EVERYONE is welcome!
The event will examine the many ways in which music enlivens our lives, here and around the world.
SET ONE: The first part of the event will be a panel discussion on the evening’s theme. Daniel Vnukowski, internationally acclaimed concert pianist and Host of the Classical 96 morning show, will moderate the discussion, which will also include Wayne Strongman, Founding Director of Toronto’s Tapestry Opera and longtime Conductor of Hamilton’s Bach-Elgar Choir; Leader and of the Yuan Yin Group, an ensemble of zither players.
INTERMISSION: Complimentary tea, coffee and water service will be available in the lobby.
SET TWO: The second part of the evening will feature diverse performances of four different musical groups: Shades of Blue, the blues band which includes special Nigerian artists; Yuan Yin’s zither ensemble, Lucky Stickz on the steel drum and Daniel Vnukowski who will perform Gershwin’s legendary Rhapsody in Blue.
While admission is FREE, One Burlington requests that you bring donations for the Burlington Food Bank. To reserve your free tickets you can contact BPAC at https://burlingtonpac.ca/events/music-universal-language
NEW DATE! THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2023 (7:30 PM) AT THE BURLINGTON PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE
440 Locust Street (at King St) Burlington, ON, L7S 1T7
- FREE ADMISSION – FREE PARKING – FULLY ACCESSIBLE – CLIMATE CONTROLLED – ALL AGES
- Panel Discussion moderated by Classical 98.6 FM
- 4 Live Music Performances
- Community Information Tables and a Didgeridoo Demonstration!
- Complimentary coffee, tea and water service
- And so much more…
One Burlington gratefully thanks its funders: Federal Government of Canada and The City of Burlington.
2022 - One Burlington presented a SOLD OUT event MEMORIES OF THE BRANT INN
2021 - One Burlington presents musical videos about "Africville" for Black History Month
As a followup to 2020’s packed event at Port Nelson church for Black History Month event, One Burlington’s 2021 event moved online with educational and entertaining musical videos about Africville, the Halifax community of Black Loyalist refugees, and the systemic racism experienced there until the community was razed in the 1960s to make room for industrial growth. Sample the artistry and production value of these videos as introduced by Joe Sealy on YouTube:
2020: One Burlington presented the musical "Rise and Struggle" for Black History Month
2019 - Multilingual posters inspired by our multifaith and multicultural Summer Fair in Central Park
(use OB Sign 2018.jpg graphic, + OB Activities.jpg, + OB Bandshell.jpg, + OB Booths.jpg, + OB 2018 Dancers.jpg photos attached to this eMail) (use current website video of our 2018 summer event with Burlington Councillor Rory Nisan in the still – Caption could identify him).