Toronto Transit Commission

Toronto Transit Commission

August 22, 2006 11:54 ET

Media Advisory-Toronto Transit Commission: "A Baby Grand Piano in Bloor/Yonge Subway Station!!"

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 22, 2006) - TTC customers at Bloor/Yonge Station will be in for a melodious surprise tomorrow afternoon, as pianist Gordon Murray will entertain and take requests on a baby grand piano.

Murray will be joined by popular TTC Transit Reporter Mika Midolo, who will ask customers if they have any special requests. Murray has a substantial repertoire, from Chopin, Mozart and Beethoven to popular tunes made famous by Lionel Ritchie, Diana Ross and the Bee Gees.

Murray has a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Toronto.

Over the summer months, the TTC has provided a series of small entertainments for customers at various locations throughout the system. This will be the final concert of the summer series.



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What: Music - Sweet Sounds Underground
Who: Pianist Gordon Murray
Why: To put smiles on customers faces
Where: Bloor/Yonge Station (southbound platform)
When: Wednesday, August 23, 2006 12:00 noon to 6:30 p.m.



Contact Information

  • Toronto Transit Commission
    Marilyn Bolton
    Media Relations
    (416) 393-3741