The Canadian Embassy in Athens, Greece is not only celebrating the 70th Anniversary of Canada-Greece diplomatic relations, but also honouring Glenn Gould's 80th Anniversary as part of their year-long events until October 2013.
Today and on November 22, the Embassy has programmed a special tribute at the Onassis Cultural Centre to honour Gould's life and career. Highlights include:
- a screening of the 1979 television documentary, "Glenn Gould's Toronto"
- the launch of a new Greek publication called "Glenn Gould: Thoughts in Music" by Stefanos Theodoridis
- panel discussion with Costa Pilavachi, Senior Vice-President Classical A&R at Universal Music Group International; James Oestreich, music critic at the New York Times; and Christos Carras, Executive Director of the Onassis Cultural Centre
- a Gould tribute concert by Canadian pianist Marika Bournaki, making her debut in Greece
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