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Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston, in collaboration with The Glenn Gould Foundation, will host an evening in honour of Robert Lepage, laureate of the Tenth Glenn Gould Prize. The ceremony will take place on Monday, March 31, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., at Rideau Hall.

Created by The Glenn Gould Foundation, The Glenn Gould Prize is awarded to an individual for a unique lifetime contribution to enriching the human condition through music and the arts. His Excellency will present the prestigious award to Robert Lepage in recognition of his artistic excellence and his lifetime devotion to the arts.

In celebration of Robert Lepage’s accomplished career, video tributes from world-renowned artists will be played, and artistic performances by Canadian and international artists will be presented:

Special performances also by six year-old Canadian piano prodigy, Ryan Wang and acclaimed Canadian mezzo-soprano, Wallis Giunta.

For more information, visit the Governor General's website.

The Glenn Gould Foundation would like to thank Power Corporation of Canada in association with Great-West Life, London Life, Canada Life, Investors Group and Mackenzie Investments, the Government of Ontario, the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund, the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation, the City of Toronto, artsVest Toronto run by Business for the Arts with the support of Canadian Heritage and the Toronto Arts Council, the Bank of Montreal, Aimia, Toronto International Film Festival, The Theatre Centre, Yamaha Music Canada Ltd., Hôtel le Germain (Toronto) and the Hilton Lac-Leamy (Gatineau-Ottawa).