Fundraiser for the Actors’ Fund of Canada – Celebrating the poetry of Robert Burns with Music Accompaniment

June 16, 2021

June 16, 2021

Online

(705) 300-2405

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Events Description

 

Rabbie Burns Fans! Grab some haggis, whiskey and join us on a fascinating journey that shines a modern light on Scotland’s national poet.

In this 1-hour virtual event, we’ll be celebrating the poetry of Robert Burns, narrated by R.H. Thomson with Daniel Vnukowski on the piano. Musical excerpts by Johannes Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, Malcolm Arnold and Led Zeppelin. We explore aspects of Burns’ life & work in four chapters:

Chapter 1: Poetry & The Love of Language
Chapter 2: Independence & the Rights of Women
Chapter 3: The Romantic Man
Chapter 4: The People’s Poet

Who is it for?

All ages

HOW MUCH

Tickets : 0

How It Works

STEP 1: Donate to the Actors’ Fund of Canada using the following link: https://afchelps.ca/collingwood/ You will receive a tax receipt directly from the AFC for your contribution.

STEP 2: RSVP using the form on https://collingwoodfestival.com/event/afc-fundraiser/ (FREE).

STEP 3: Enjoy the performance by visiting https://collingwoodfestival.com/event/afc-fundraiser/ on June 16.

(Followed by a solo piano recital on June 19 with the music of Franz Schubert.
Visit http://collingwoodfestival.com/summer-solstice for the entire series.)

How to get tickets?

Buy online

WHEN & WHERE

 

Date: Wednesday June 16, 2021

07:00 pm – 08:00 pm

1 hour

Venue & Address

virtual, Collingwood, ON

Wheelchair accessible

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