The Foundation in Action
ODYSSEY SHOWCASE - June 11, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Fundraiser in support of the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation – Odyssey Showcase presents “CANADA ROARS!” – 6:30 p.m. Family-friendly pre-show event, 7:30 p.m. Show-time – Canadian Museum of History –
"Experience the Rhythm of Canada and the Rhyme of History"...© If Canada was a show, this is the show Canada would be! Celebrating our 15th season - CANADA ROARS! (“A Musical Taste of our Canadian Heritage”) IS Canada’s longest-running bilingual concert extravaganza highlighting musical genres from Inuit throat singing to today’s top hits.
Featuring world champion performers, this exclusive Canadian musical odyssey produces a rich and colourful tapestry- a tourist highlight, must-see educational portrait of Canadian music and history. The production features more than 100 pieces of music in one integrated multilingual historical narrative, showcasing the roots and development of our Canadian musical heritage. From the drumbeats, voices and dancing of the First Nations; to traditional Quebecois, Metis, Celtic and Acadian songs and dances; classical music and opera; military music; jazz, country and folk to the history of pop and rock and Canada's contributions to television, film and the world stage...CANADA ROARS TO LIFE!