February 2nd, Grassroots Church
We fully embrace winter sports of all sorts in Thunder Bay, which is why the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is bringing the action indoors in a delightful afternoon concert at the beginning of the month. Several special guests will join the symphony, with Maria Fuller conducting. The program will open with Abigail Richardson-Schulte’s musical take on Roch Carrier’s The Hockey Sweater—a short story originally published in 1979 based on Carrier’s real-life experience as a child in Quebec and now considered an iconic piece of Canadian literature. The other sports-themed piece is Casey at the Bat—a lively selection of music that will include echoes of bats hitting balls and cheering crowds. Put on your favourite sports jersey and grab a good seat, the concert starts at 3:30 pm.