Image of the Day: Prelude to Expo
(CBC Still Photo Collection)
The Oscar Peterson Trio is shown performing in Montreal on the roof of the Habitat Building at Expo 67 site.
The performance was part of an Oct. 19, 1966 broadcast on Music Canada
, called Prelude to Expo
. The Montreal concert featured the Oscar Peterson Trio, Marcel Carignan, Jean-Pierre Ferland, Pauline Julien, Gordon Lightfoot, Aldor Morin and Miriam Makeba. Jimmy Dale conducted the orchestra. The broadcast also included Vincent Warren of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens with choreography by Suzanne Verdal. The Expo 67 site was seen in the background which was still under construction at that time. Music Canada
was a Canadian music television mini-series which eight episodes on CBC Television from 1966-67. The series featured various special productions of music and dance, from classical to modern styles.
Posted on Oct 15, 2011 6:00:00 AM