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Leonard Cohen’s haunting melodies and words permeated the streets of Toronto as solo artists and small musical ensembles occupied public spaces to enchant the public with Cohen’s spellbinding songs and poetry. More than 25 artists performed in locations including the business district, key arts and entertainment sites and popular shopping thoroughfares.

Twitter: #leonardstreettribute

Friday Locations

Yorkville Parkette (at the rock!)
Nathan Phillips Square - Chess Tables
CBC Building on Front Street at Glenn Gould Bench
Yonge-Summerhill at 10 Scrivener Square (in front of the LCBO)
Yonge-Bloor, NE corner at The Bay
Bloor-Avenue, SW corner
Bloor-Lippencott, SE Corner
King-Yonge, NW corner
King-Simcoe, SW corner
Dundas-McCaul, SW corner
Church-Wellesley, SW corner
Queen-University, SE corner
Queen-Soho, NE corner
Queen-Spadina, NE corner

 

Saturday Locations

Yorkville Parkette (at the rock!)
Trinty-Bellwoods Park
Bellvue Square (Kensington Market)
Yonge-Summerhill at 10 Scrivener Square (in front of the LCBO)
Yonge-Bloor, NE corner at The Bay
Bloor-Avenue, SW corner
Bloor-Lippencott, SE Corner
King-Simcoe, SW corner
Dundas-McCaul, SW corner
Church-Wellesley, SW corner
Queen-University, SE corner
Queen-Soho, NE corner
Queen-Spadina, NE corner

 

Featured Performing Artists

The Benefit of the Free Man
Buddy Black
Simon Borer
Danica Bucci
Doug Cameron
Alessandra Cannito
Robyn Dell'Unto
Colin Gibson & Matthew Thompson
Will Gillespie
Gray
Gretchen & William
Kaleb Hikele
Rosemarie Lindau & Tiina Kiik
Mark Martyre & Mike Mazzei
Mark Masri
Negar Mokhtassi
Josh Mover
Amy Nostbakken
Edo Peled
Oliver Pigott
Jeff Pinto
Hayley Preziosi
Michelle Rumball
Salvador Miranda Trio
Sisters Argue
Maddy Smart
Noel Thomson
Tai Timbers
Mitch Tucker
Jake Vanderham
Anna Wheeler
Jo Jo Worthington

The Ninth Glenn Gould Prize Celebrations

The Glenn Gould Foundation programmed a series of free events in celebration of iconic singer, songwriter, poet, artist and novelist Leonard Cohen, the Ninth Laureate of The Glenn Gould Prize.

The Ninth Glenn Gould Prize Events were presented by

Ninth Prize Event Sponsors