LIVE Canada Day Celebration
O Canada Anthem
Song release and
'O CANADA' with Canada's Top Talent
Featuring stunning piano, violin, and 8 incredible vocalists performing the anthem like you've never heard! With an incredible instrumental opening, and the two verses of both English and French lyrics finishing in an heroic crescendo. Canada's top talents bring the anthem to new heights inspiring Canadian pride with their stunning arrangement.
Premiered on THURS June 25th at LIVE Canada Day Celebration Concert
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All proceeds of this stunning "O Canada" are being donated by each of these generous artists to Unison Benevolent Fund, a non-profit, registered charity that provides counselling and emergency relief services to the Canadian music community. They are there to help professional music makers in times of hardship, illness or economic difficulties.
Now more than ever, the Unison Benevolent Fund provides a critical safety-net for members of our Canadian music industry deeply affected by the COVID-19 virus. This group of artists felt it would be fitting to donate their version of 'O Canada' to musicians struggling throughout the nation.
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Mark Masri, tenor
two-time JUNO Nominee, with 7 albums to his credit, international tenor Mark Masri has toured the world singing, most notably for David Foster’s, Hitman Returns Television Special.
pianist, Mark Camilleri
music director, pianist, arranger, producer and conductor. Camilleri has shared the stage with Il Divo, Celine Dion, Sting, Andrea Bocelli, Paul Anka, Sarah McLachlan, David Foster, Sheryl Crow & Eric Clapton.
Gavin Hope, baritone
three-time JUNO Nominee, as a solo vocalist and as a member of the iconic a cappella group, The Nylons. Hope recorded 6 studio albums with The Nylons, and 2 successful solo albums, which charted Top 40 nationally.
Graham Scott Fleming, tenor
international singer and actor, Fleming has headlined the New York Musical Theatre Festival, played Charlie Price in Kinky Boots internationally & won ‘The North of Nashville Star’ Competition.
baritone, Russell Braun
MET Opera regular, this operatic baritone was recently appointed Officer of the Order of Canada. Braun has recorded JUNO Award winning & Nominated albums & GRAMMY nominated for Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde.
soprano, Rachel Luttrell
international singer & actress, Luttrell starred in the Sci-Fi series Stargate: Atlantis, and has graced broadway stages nationally and internationally, and has released her first CD "I Wish You Love."
Vasil Popadiuk, violinist
international violinist, Popadiuk has toured with many prestigious European troupes, performing for King Hussein of Jordan & Queen Sofia of Spain. He also performed at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
composer, John Greer
award winning Canadian composer, vocal coach & conductor, Greer was Music Director at Eastman Opera Theatre in Rochester, NY & has written music for Adrianne Pieczonka, Tracy Dahl & Mark Dubois.
Carolyn Maule, pianist
JUNO Nominee, and sought after accompanist, Maule has performed at New York’s Lincoln Centre, Carnegie Hall, and Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu, and was featured on BBC Radio, CBC Radio, Radio-Canada.
mezzo-soprano, Louise Camilleri
actor, singer & dancer, Louise has sung & performed as head dancer for numerous musical theatre productions on national tours, Broadway, and for Mirvish Productions. She has sung with The Canadian Tenors.
ViVA Trio, vocal group
ViVA Trio, with multiple standing ovations every show, this international vocal group performs to audiences in Europe, the USA & Canada. Their debut album “Nothing Else Matters” features live orchestra, a children’s choir and original music. ViVA has toured the American Northwest, Canada and Europe performing with orchestras worldwide.
coloratura soprano, Anna Bateman
this soprano has spent many summers singing in Europe as a solo opera singer. Bateman has numerous operatic and theatre roles to her credit, and performs regularly with symphonies as a soloist.
Erin Fisher, lyric mezzo-soprano
mezzo-soprano who graced Toronto’s Four Seasons Centre stage as a soloist at the age of 22. Fisher performed as a soloist in Europe, USA & Canada, and sings opera, jazz, musical theatre & pop.
lyric soprano, Katya Tchoubar
producer, song-writer, and vocal diction coach, this lyric soprano is unstoppable. A member of the European touring group “Ukrainochka,” Tchoubar founded NARIA group and is the owner of NARIA music label.