TORONTO, April 4 /CNW/ - The TORONTO BLUE JAYS season opener presented by
The Toronto Star and THE FAN 590 will feature THE CANADIAN TENORS performing
both the American and Canadian national anthems. The Blue Jays will open the
2009 season at Rogers Centre on April 6 against the Detroit Tigers at 7:15
The Blue Jays take pride in being Canada's baseball team and are thrilled
to have The Canadian Tenors, Victor Micallef (Toronto), Clifton Murray (Port
McNeill), Remigio Pereira (Quebec) and Fraser Walters (Vancouver) perform the
National Anthems. Since their debut in 2007, The Canadian Tenors have
criss-crossed the globe performing more than 200 concerts thrilling hundreds
of thousands of music lovers. This vocal sensation combines classical and
contemporary pop to bring us some of the most beautiful melodies. The Canadian
Tenors unique repertoire is sung not only in English and French but also in
Spanish and Italian reflecting their multicultural heritage and establishing
the group as an international success.
We are pleased to be joined on Monday night by Canadian and American
soldiers from the 22nd Wing of the Canadian Forces Base of North Bay who will
be presenting the colours for opening night. The 22nd Wing, also know as the
Canadian Air Defence Sector, provides surveillance, identification, control
and warning for the aerospace defence of Canada and North America as part of
NORAD (North American Aerospace Defence Command).
The pre-game festivities are set to begin on Monday evening at 6:45 p.m.
Fans are strongly encouraged to arrive early and utilize public transit.
For further information:
For further information: The Toronto Blue Jays Communications Office,