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Songbook Steven Page and the Art of Time Ensemble Performance

Songbook: Steven Page and the Art of Time Ensemble
A World of Music Series

Date & Price

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Exhibition Hall

Reserved Seating: $39

Gardens Preferred and Gardens Premium Members: $33*

Ticket price includes all-day Gardens Admission

Tickets limited. Sell out likely.

Steven Page, a founder and former lead of the iconic band Barenaked Ladies, joins Toronto’s highly inventive Art of Time Ensemble in an evening of seminal songs by Randy Newman, Radiohead, Elvis Costello, Barenaked Ladies, and others. These gems are reimagined and reinvented by some of the greatest minds in classical, pop, and jazz, and delivered by a defining voice in contemporary rock. Songbook is chamber music for the modern era.

Listen to Songbook: Steven Page and the Art of Time Ensemble

More about Steven Page

Steven Page’s distinctive and powerful tenor is among the most immediately familiar voices in popular music today. As a founder of the band Barenaked Ladies, the singer/songwriter has traveled the globe and sold millions of albums. On his own, Steven Page continues his artistic evolution with a diverse array of solo projects.

To that end, Steven Page is working on his sixth Stratford Festival score, and with Toronto’s innovative Art of Time Ensemble, he has collaborated on several live concerts and two album releases, A Singer Must Die and Sgt. Pepper. With his flair for writing literate songs with catchy melodies, Steven Page continues to release original music including his critically acclaimed album Page One and its long-awaited follow-up album Heal Thyself Pt. 1: Instinct, already a hit in Canada and slated for U.S. release in 2016.

A life-long food and travel enthusiast, Steven Page journeyed across North America as host of The Illegal Eater, a television series which uncovers underground eateries and explores off-the-grid dining experiences.

Find out more on his website 

More about the Art of Time Ensemble

Andrew Burashko formed Art of Time Ensemble in 1998 with the support of a small group of like-minded musicians and prominent figures in dance, theatre and other art forms, beginning with one-off concerts to small but enthusiastic audiences. Word quickly spread through Toronto’s cultural scene. Today, Art of Time works with the best Canadian artists in the performing arts, film and literature, and noteworthy international musicians.

Music and musicians are at the heart of Art of Time Ensemble; the ranks of our musicians are deep and their talent unmatched. Featured musicians include Branford Marsalis, Margot Timmins, Gavin Bryars, Jonathan Goldsmith, Rachel Mercer, Benjamin Bowman, and Rob Piltch, among others.

Find out more on their website

*Gardens Preferred & Gardens Premium Member Discount 
Gardens Preferred and Gardens Premium Members receive 15% off 2017–2018 Performance Series tickets and receive access to the Member Pre-sale. If you are eligible, your discount code was provided to you via e-mail. Use the discount code to unlock your Membership pricing.