For the Eleventh Glenn Gould Prize celebrations in Canada’s national capital, The Glenn Gould Foundation mounted a wide-ranging array of extraordinary cultural events dubbed “The Grand Tour.” The Tour provided a unique complement to the Prize gala concert and award ceremony, exploring the many ways in which arts and culture inform, enliven and illuminate the public realm, touching all aspects of society, confronting vital social issues, and enriching our most significant public institutions.
One of Canada’s greatest and most dedicated arts philanthropists, Joan supported hundreds of creative individuals and organizations, including The Glenn Gould Foundation.
Joan was responsible for the establishment of the Ontario Crafts Council and Canadian Crafts Council, and serviced on many boards, including the Stratford Festival and the Ontario Arts Council Foundation, as well as supporting the Harbourfront Centre and Young People’s Theatre.
Today all of us at The Glenn Gould Foundation are grieving at the news of Leonard Cohen’s death at the age of 82. Leonard enriched the world with the music of his words, the depth of his insight into the human soul, and the combination of passion, romanticism, irony and lyricism that infused his song and verse.
A tribute to John Reeves
The Glenn Gould Foundation pays tribute to legendary portrait photographer John Reeves, who passed away on November 3rd, at the age of 78
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On Saturday, November 26, iconic American composer Philip Glass will be awarded The Eleventh Glenn Gould Prize at an exclusive concert in his honour, presented by The Glenn Gould Foundation and the NAC Orchestra.