Leonard Cohen: VIP Glenn Gould Prize Gala

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Event of the Year at Arcadian Court & Massey Hall

Presented by

Power Corporation of Canada

Leonard Cohen

At a special evening in Massey Hall, 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.

Featured Musicians

Cowboy Junkies, Adam Cohen, John Prine, Basia Bulat, Gordon Pinsent with Greg Keelor (Blue Rodeo) and Travis Good (The Sadies), Serena Ryder, James McMurtry and Jimmie Dale Gilmore.

With host Colm Feore and special guest The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson among others.

VIP Gala Dinner at Arcadian Court

Prior to the Gala Concert, join us for the exclusive Gala Dinner at the newly renovated Arcadian Court to honour Leonard Cohen and benefit The Glenn Gould Foundation. Leonard Cohen will attend. 

Monday, May 14, 2012
Arcadian Court
401 Bay Street
Simpson Tower, 8th Floor

  • Seating begins at 5:30 PM

  • Dinner promptly at 6:00 PM

  • Concert at 8:30 PM

Transportation will be provided to Massey Hall.

Ninth Glenn Gould Prize Dinner Sponsor

The Bay

Epicurean Sponsor

Oliver & Bonacini

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.

Click here to watch our video about the Ninth Prize events, narrated by Ninth Prize Juror, Stephen Fry.

The Glenn Gould Foundation Council of Fellows - Support Levels

Fellow Extraordinaire
 - $10,000 and above
Benefactor - 
$5,000 - $9,999
- $2,500 – $4,999
 - $1,000 – $2,499

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