Stratford Summer Music


Ron Sexsmith presents Songs from Deer Life

Juno award-winner Ron Sexsmith is one of the finest songwriters of his generation. For his latest project he published Deer Life, a fairy tale centred around a boy named Deryn Hedlight and his mysterious transformation into a deer at the hands of an evil sorceress.

In this concert presentation, Stratford Summer Music presents the première performance of Ron Sexsmith’s new Songs from Deer Life. to spin this musical tale of magic, deception and bravery, Sexsmith teams up on stage with musicians from Stratford’s INNERchamber, Music Director Andrew Chung, vocalist Barbara Fulton, narrator Mike Nadajewski and orchestrations by Ben Bolt-Martin.

The VIP package includes reserved front-rows seating (ROWS - A-B-C-D-E) and a post-performance party with the musicians, hospitality by Pazzo Taverna & Pizzeria.

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Assisted with a gift from Jean McLeod and David Stones

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Monday August 20 | 7 pm

The Avondale

$40 + HST (+$5 at the door)
VIP Seats Rows - A-B-C-D-E
$65 + HST(includes reception)



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