Where: Harbourfront Centre Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queens Quay West
When: September 26 – 28, 2019 at 8pm
Cost: Tickets: $25-$64 (Discounts for students, under 30s and groups 10+). Can be purchased online at www.artoftimeensemble.com or call 416.973.4000
Details: To mark the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ Abbey Road, the Art of Time Ensemble, under the artistic direction of founder Andrew Burashko, presents the entire album – re-imagined, re-invented and performed by top Canadian artists from the worlds of pop, classical, and jazz.
The legendary album will be performed by Canadian pop icons Andy Maize (Skydiggers), Jeremy Fisher, Craig Northey (of cult favourite Odds) and Jason Plumb (of The Waltons).
Art of Time first performed the Abbey Road album in 2009; each track was “re-invented” through newly-commissioned arrangements by different composer/arrangers including: Roberto Occhipinti, Shelly Berger, Robert Carli, Kevin Fox, Jonathan Goldsmith, Jim McGrath, Dan Parr, David Occhipinti and Cameron Wilson.
The outstanding musicians who will perform these re-visioned works include: Andrew Burashko – Piano, John Johnson – Sax, Andrew Downing – Bass, Kevin Turcotte – Trumpet, Douglas Perry – Viola, Rob Piltch – Guitar, Drew Jurecka – Violin, and many others.
Abbey Road was released on September 26, 1969 and is widely regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time as well as one of the most important in the history of popular music. In 2003, the album was placed at number fourteen on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.” Some of The Beatles most enduring songs are on Abbey Road: Something, Come Together, Here Comes The Sun, Because. Get ready for a huge treat.