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Event Access

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Access Guide/Visual Story
  • Audio Guide

February 17, 2023 - February 18, 2023

The Movement Revisited & Africville Stories

Eight-time Grammy Award®-winning bassist Christian McBride is joined on stage by his Big Band, Toronto Mass Choir, and four narrators to perform his acclaimed opus. Toronto jazz composer and pianist Joe Sealy opens the night with Africville Stories featuring Jackie Richardson, a reworking of his 1996 Juno-winning recording Africville Suite telling the tragic yet inspiring story of Canada’s oldest Black community. Presented by TO Live, catch this performance on February 17, 2023,** 8pm** at Meridian Hall.


ASL interpreted performance: Friday, February 17 at 8:00pm EST. The performance will be ASL interpreted by a team of Deaf and ASL-English interpreters from Phoenix the Fire, led by ASL coach Gaitrie Killings.

An access guide and pre-show audio notes are also available.