Sat, Jul 30|
Barbra Lica: Songs for Orchestra. Featuring The Toronto Chamber-Pop Orchestra
Juno-nominated Barbra Lica is joined for an intimate evening performance with by the 14-piece Toronto Chamber Pops Orchestra
Time & Location
Jul 30, 2022, 7:00 p.m. EDT
Morrisburg, 5242 Smiths Rd, Morrisburg, ON K0C 1X0, Canada
About the event
Barbra’s live shows have captivated audiences all over North America with her genuine warmth and confident stage presence. Having performed everywhere from New York City’s legendary Birdland to Toronto’s prestigious Koerner Hall, Barbra is a favourite Canadian Juno Award-nominated jazz singer. Following her popular and sunny Digital Concert at The Barn premiered by Westben last season, she joins us at the Flato Markham Theatre with music and stories from across her five albums of originals and standards, re-imagined for the 14-piece Toronto Chamber-Pop Orchestra. A seasoned act on the North American club and festival circuits, Barbra has performed everywhere from New York City’s legendary Birdland to Toronto’s prestigious Koerner Hall. She has also headlined at festivals across the continent including Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, Vancouver International Jazz Festival and Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, and opened for the likes of Christian McBride, Pat Metheny, Bob Dorough, and Terence Blanchard.
Barbra’s debut album That’s What I Do (Triplet / Universal Jazz Japan) was released to widespread acclaim in 2012, ranking her in Canada’s Top 5 Jazz singers on the CBC, as well Top 5 up-and-coming Toronto jazz artists on blogTO. Shortly after, her band made their Japanese debut live at the Tokyo International Jazz Festival in 2015 for over a thousand Japanese fans Her first album with Justin Time Records, I’m Still Learning, was released September 2016 and subsequently nominated for a 2017 Juno Award in the category of “Best Vocal Jazz Album”. Her subsequent project, You’re Fine (Justin Time Records) marked the introduction of Folk an Americana elements to her repertoire and has amassed over 4 million streams to date on Spotify.
In addition to writing for herself, Barbra has written cuts for such artists as jazz crooner Matt Dusk (Entertainment One/Universal), rising J-Pop singer Harumi (Sony Music Japan), and Taiwanese pop recording artist, Morrison Ma (Universal Music Group/X Entertainment). She is currently working on her first self-produced project slated for release in 2022 with generous support from FACTOR.
16 and under free but need to register$0.00