Live At TRU Series 2014-15
The Live at TRU series has released its 2014-15 lineup, with six performances making up the schedule running September through March.
The series is now in its 40th year and organizers are looking at ways to celebrate the milestone. Watch for more details.
Concert Times: 12:30-1:30pm
Venue: Alumni Theatre in the Clock Tower building
Sept 11 Alpha Yaya Diallo
Guitarist and singer Alpha Yaya Diallo, from Guinea in West Africa, is one of the hottest acts on the current world music scene. Now based in Vancouver, Canada, he’s earned a matchless reputation internationally for the excellence of his musicianship and the excitement of his live shows – whether performing solo or with his band Bafing. Diallo is a uniquely multi-talented artist. His dexterous acoustic and electric guitar-playing… Read more
October 16 Servantes
Having toured Spain and the Americas for over fifteen years, guitar virtuoso Patrice Servant, a.k.a. Servantes, offers a truly unique blend of latin-flamenco-jazz. His passionate performances feature his own compositions as well as improvisations and adaptations of well-known pieces. Read more
November 6 Lizzie Hoyt
Lizzy Hoyt is an award-winning Canadian vocalist and songwriter who also happens to rank among the top Celtic instrumentalists in the country. With the voice of an angel, Lizzy delivers music and stories with soaring melodies rooted in Celtic and folk traditions. Read more
Watch a performance of Lizzy Hoyt’s Oct. 21, 2012 appearance as part of the Live at TRU series.
January 29 Maxim Bernard
French Canadian pianist Maxim Bernard has already established himself as one of today’s most promising young artists. He has performed solo recitals, chamber music, and concerti in Canada and the United States. He has worked with many esteemed conductors such as Ronald Zollman. Read more
February 12 Diyet
Born in a tent, raised in a two room cabin, classically trained in opera, now an alternative folk artist. This sub-Arctic-Southern Tutchone-Japanese-Tlingit-Scottish-Yukoner is your typical Canadian – the result of a long cold winter. Diyet’s music is like her life – a mix of this and that but deeply rooted in the values of a traditional northern life. From humble beginnings, Diyet went on to acquire a degree in music then worked as a songwriter in Vancouver. Read more
March 12 Eh 440
Eh440 started harmonizing together in 2012. Using just their voices, this Toronto-based acappella group has wowed audiences across the USA and Canada. Now 2014 brings them to the next step in their journey – the release of their debut album Turn Me Up. But their journey really started over a decade and half ago. Read more
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