Experience an intimate look at the life of Oscar Peterson and celebrate the legacy of the jazz piano legend with a documentary screening of Oscar Peterson: Keeping the Groove Alive at the Shaw Festival Film Series, followed by a live performance featuring JUNO winning pianist Robi Botos, a protégé of Oscar, and Dave Young, OC, former bassist of Oscar's iconic jazz trio for three decades. Special guests Kelly Peterson & Céline Peterson, wife and daughter of the late Oscar Peterson, will host the evening.
6pm: The Shaw Festival Film Series presents Oscar Peterson: Keeping the Groove Alive. This critically-acclaimed documentary reveals the man behind the legend, featuring compelling interviews with Diana Krall, Herbie Hancock, Phil Nimmons and many more. Jazz FM.91's Senior Arts Editor Mark Wigmore will host a post-screening Q&A with Kelly & Céline Peterson.
7:30pm: Enjoy a complimentary glass of Stratus wine and light hors d'oeuvres, followed by a one-hour concert featuring Robi Botos and Dave Young who will perform some of Oscar's most famous works.
Céline Peterson will share personal stories and provide a glimpse into the life of Oscar. Robi and Dave will also perform works from Oscar, With Love, a world premiere recording produced by Kelly Peterson commemorating Oscar Peterson's 90th birthday that features never-before heard original Oscar Peterson compositions.
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Shaw Festival Theatre & Shaw Festival Studio Theatre
10 Queen’s Parade
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0