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Schumann & Songwriters

I am very honoured to be hosting a Schumann & Songwriters series at the National Arts Centre this and next week!
 

Experience the Dazzling Virtuosity of Beethoven and Schumann at the NAC Orchestra’s Festival 
OTTAWA, 6 October, 2016 — From…

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Apt 613 on Crossroads

Apt 613 did a fantastic story on this year's Crossroads series!
 

http://apt613.ca/nacs-crossroads-brings-collaborators-together-across-genres/

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Sept 18th at Bar Robo: double bill Ottawa meets Vancouver!

Vancouver's Houle/Grdina/Loewen & 

Bang, Bang, Bang, Bang! ft. Cancura/Essoudry/Walton 

Sept 18th at Bar Robo 
http://barrobo.com 
692 Summerset St. West 
$10 

7:30pm 
Bang, Bang, Bang, Bang! 
Petr Cancura on saxophones 
Keith Walton on tuba 
Mike Essoudry on drums  

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NAC Presents Kathleen Edwards

  
News Release 
For immediate release 
  
NAC PRESENTS 
KATHLEEN EDWARDS 
to kick off 
PETR CANCURA’S CROSSROADS JAZZ SERIES 
in partnership with the Ottawa Jazz Festival 
  
The series will also feature 
LYNNE HANSON, JUSTIN RUTLEDGE 
and more! 
TICKETS GO ON SALE JUNE…

Master Class Series at Carleton University

I will be hosting three Master Classes at Carleton University as part of my post as Artist In Residence. The first will be this Friday Feb 12th and will focus on the art of saxophone playing. The second will be…
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2nd Concert of Crossroads series with Lynn Miles

Dan Nawrocki took these fantastic photos of the second edition of the NAC Presents Crossroads series with Lynn Miles. I am learning so much through this series. I love folk music and the raw and direct art of story telling…
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Ottawa Citizen article

Yesterday I was featured on the front page of the arts section at the Ottawa Citizen as part of the promotion for Friday's Crossroads concert. A great article by Peter Hum!

http://ottawacitizen.com/entertainment/music/jazzblog/back-from-brooklyn-petr-cancura-finds-home-is-where-the-art-is
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Friday show with Ian Tamblin

This Friday is the first of the Crossroads series concerts where we feature a fantastic singer songwriter with a killin' jazz quartet. The first one with Ian Tamblin this friday is getting some great press, including from Apartment 613:
http://apt613.ca/petr-cancura-on-taking-it-down-to-the-crossroads/…
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Spring is here!

And with that I am excited about some shows coming up:

4/17 Brooklyn Blowhards 
4/23 New Old Timers with Richie Barshay, Aryeh Kobrinsky and Jeremy Udden
4/24 Joe Morris with Jim Hobbs and Luther Grey
4/25 Down Home at Barbes…