SYMPHRONICA SOLO!

Thursday November 30
Doors: 6:30 Music: 7:30

Lula Lounge – 1585 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1T9
Buy tickets online here.

SymphRONica features its great individual soloists- some of Canada’s and the world’s finest musicians, including Kevin Barrett (guitar), Aline Homzy (violin) and Mike Downes (bass). Original compositions by Ron Davis and other Canadian composers and arrangers. It will be an unforgettable evening of dazzling talent and incredible sounds!

TICKETS: Single tickets: $20 advance/ $25 door; students/seniors $10/$15 at lula.ca or 416-588-0307. (All prices HST included.) #SymphRONica

Buy tickets online here.
Full menu. Tickets grant admission. Reserve dinner table separately.


Music & Narrative Workshop with Award-winning novelist Margo Glantz

Music & Narrative

with Award-winning novelist Margo Glantz with Ron Davis

November 16 – 18, 2017
Institute for Creative Exchange, Americas
180 Shaw St., Suite 315, Toronto +1(647)728-7893

A three-day immersion workshop with Margo Glantz, an award-winning novelist and pianist /composer Ron Davis.

During this collaborative experience, participants will explore the creative possibilities of blending genres and using music to construct narrative work.

Margo Glantz is one of the most relevant authors of contemporary literature, with more than twenty books published. Over her long career, Glantz works explore a wide number of issues such as migration, memory, female body and sexuality, being the presence of music central to her work.

Ron Davis has established himself as one of the most original, enjoyable voices in jazz today. Davis was Secretary of the Glenn Gould Foundation and in 2012, he was co-producer of The Glenn Gould Variations.

For more information visit www.iceamericas.org 


SymphRONica at the National Arts Centre for University of Ottawa Common Law en Français

SymphRONica at the National Arts Centre for University of Ottawa – 40è du Common Law en Français
Thursday Nov. 9, 2017, 8:00pm
National Arts Centre – City Room

Ron Davis’ SymphRONica performs as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of the University of Ottawa’s Common Law en Français program (Ron’s a graduate!)


Daniela Nardi at Mezzetta

Wednesday November 1 –  9:00pm-11:00pm
Mezzetta Restaurant – 81 St Clair Ave W, Toronto, ON M6C 1A7
(416) 658-5687 / mezzettarestaurant.com
$10 cover

Daniela Nardi performs Italian jazz interpretations and originals with Ron Davis and guitarist Kevin Barrett at one of Toronto’s longest-running jazz venues, with fine Mediterranean dining.

SymphRONica at York University

October 13, 2017 / 13 octobre 2017, 20:00h
as part of / au sein de
Avie Bennett Conference Fall 2017 – 150 Ideas that Shaped Canada – 150 idées qui ont façonné le Canada
York University, Toronto
Contact Room, The Underground Restaurant

Ron Davis’ SymphRONica performs in another of its ongoing participation in official Canada 150 celebrations.


RON DAVIS & MIKE DOWNES at MEZZETTA

Wednesday October 4, 2017 9:00pm-11:00pm
Mezzetta Restaurant

Ron Davis and bass virtuoso Mike Downes in one of Toronto’s premier jazz series: the Mezzetta Wednesday Night concerts. An evening of great original jazz, wine and some of the best Mediterranean food you’ll ever have. Reservations recommended. Details at the Mezzetta website (here).


Kensington Market Jazz Festival

Ron Davis performs with Mike Downes (bass) – special guest: Daniela Nardi (Espresso Manifesto)
as part of the Kensington Market Jazz Festival.

Sunday September 17
12 noon – 1:00pm
Poetry Jazz Café
224 Augusta Ave
TORONTO  M5T2L6


SymphRONica Returns for 12 Shows at the World's Largest Arts Fest - Edinburgh Festival Fringe!

Aug 14 – 19, 21 – 26,
5pm – 6pm

Edinburgh Festival Fringe – Scottish Arts Club
24 Rutland Square, Edinburgh EH1 2BW, United Kingdom

Info and Tickets: Edinburgh Festival Fringe website: here

“Four Stars… Davis’ ideas have some resemblance to Pink Martini… serious musical ability is juxtaposed with wit.” – The Herald, Scotland (July 2017)

BBC Radio 3 regular Ron Davis’ SymphRONica has topped the charts, won international praise for their innovative sound, played the Pan Am Games and Trafalgar Square, and wowed Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2016. This year SymphRONica is back for 12 more shows at the historic Scottish Arts Club. Lucky you!


TAPPERFEST - MUSIC HALL INITIATIVE

Friday August 4
7:30pm

Clarke Hall – Port Credit

The “Music Hall Initiative” at Clarke Hall in Port Credit.

A new platform for professional collaborations between local musicians and local tap dance artists in the old ‘Music Hall’ Style. Different types of musical bands (jazz, latin, classical, etc…). Creating the fusion of tap dance with diverse musical genres. Tap Dance is the glue that can make a regular band performance turn into a fusion of the arts! People LOVE tap dance, and they LOVE live music, and Port Credit is already an ‘arts hub’… so this will add to an already eclectic culture that is always looking for more entertainment options in the area.

Musicians – The Ron Davis Trio:
• Ron Davis (keyboard and director)
• Louis Simaao (bass)
• Larry Crowe (drums)

Tap Dance Artists:
• Kim Chalovich
• Dianne Montgomery
• Travis Knights
• Johnathan Morin
• Andrew Prashad
• David Cox
• Ryan Foley
• Aaron Tolson


SymphRONica Returns to Edinburgh, Scotland

Monday July 3
7:30pm

La Belle Angèle – Edinburgh, Scotland

Ron and SymphRONica are becoming regular performers in Edinburgh, Scotland. On July 3, right after London, they will be returning there for a show at one of that great city’s hippest clubs La Belle Angèle, presented by The Soundhouse Organisation. Details/Info here.