Neil Larsen Is Musical Director of the Glenn Gould Prize Gala Concert Celebrating Leonard Cohen-May 14, 2012

Neil Larsen enjoying Leonard Cohen's laudatory intro, Oakland 2010

April 11, 2012

I received an email from the Glenn Gould Foundation which includes photos of the performers (see below).

One name of note in this email announcement is the special thank you to Musical Director, Neil Larsen.

That is our very own Neil Larsen who was in the band supporting Leonard Cohen on his world tour 2008-2010 and is returning for the Leonard Cohen Old Ideas World Tour 2012.

From the GGF email (in part)
Awards Ceremony and Concert at Massey Hall
At one of Toronto's finest 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. 


Colm Feore

Colm Feore, Host


Basia Bulat

Basia Bulat


Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen


Cowboy Junkies

Cowboy Junkies


JD Gilmore

Jimmie Dale Gilmore


James McMurtry

James McMurtry


Pinsent, Keelor, Good

Gordon Pinsent,

Greg Keelor &

Travis Good


John Prine

John Prine


Ryder

Serena Ryder


Special guest The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, among others.

Special Thanks to Neil Larsen, Musical Director


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Photo of Neil Larsen is a screen capture from my video of "Anthem" at the Oakland concert

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