Leonard Cohen To Receive His Glenn Gould Prize in Toronto May, 2012 - Gala Events to be announced April 10

Leonard Cohen, 9th Laureate -Glenn Gould Prize 2011

April 5, 2012

I received an email today from the Glenn Gould Foundation which included the following announcement and a link to an outstanding video narrated by Stephen Fry about the Glenn Gould Prize.

Leonard Cohen and the Gala events that will take place in May are featured in this video starting at 3.56

Ninth Glenn Gould Prize from The Glenn Gould Foundation on Vimeo.
Narrated by Stephen Fry.

The Glenn Gould Foundation Presents

The Ninth Glenn Gould Prize Gala Concert
Celebrating Leonard Cohen

Gala events to be announced on Tuesday, April 10

On Tuesday, April 10, The Glenn Gould Foundation will announce the Gala Concert date and amazing artist line-up honouring Ninth Glenn Gould Prize Laureate, Leonard Cohen!

Event of the Year

At a special evening in one of Toronto's most historic venues, Leonard Cohen will receive his Glenn Gould Prize and announce the City of Toronto Glenn Gould Protégé Prize winner.  A stellar line-up of musical stars and honourary speakers will take to the stage to salute Leonard Cohen's lifetime achievements in music and poetry. 

Prior to the Gala Concert, there will be an exclusive Gala Dinner to honour Leonard Cohen and benefit the Foundation.  Leonard Cohen will attend this dinner event.

The Glenn Gould Prize - Canada's Gift to the World

Since the Celebration of Music in 2009 honouring Eighth Prize Laureate, El Sistema founder Dr. José Antonio Abreu, The Glenn Gould Prize events have become some of the most exciting and anticipated events of the year.
Don't miss your chance to celebrate with Leonard Cohen!
Watch your inbox, on our home page, Facebook and Twitter on Tuesday, April 10.
The mission of The Glenn Gould Foundation is to honour Glenn Gould’s spirit and legacy by celebrating brilliance, promoting creativity and transforming lives through the power of music and the arts with the Foundation's signature activities, including The Glenn Gould Prize.

  • Video by Eric Overton
  • Thank you to Victoria Buchy, Director of Operations, Glenn Gould Foundation, for permission to embed the video

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