November 2018

Aimee Bessada. Photo by Dahlia Katz

UnCovered: Joni Mitchell & Carole King

The Musical Stage Company’s signature concert features the hit songs of these two pioneering female singer/songwriters, interpreted by stars from Stratford, Shaw, Broadway and London’s West End.  Music director Reza Jacobs’ wildly imaginative arrangements captivate at this ‘unmissable’ event. 


Producing Patrons
Leading Lights
The Haynes-Connell Foundation
UnCovered at Koerner Hall Production Sponsor
CIBC Private Wealth Management


Music Direction, Vocal Arrangements and Orchestrations by Reza Jacobs


music direction, vocal arrangements & orchestrations
Reza Jacobs

Aimee Bessada (Multi-instrumentalist & songwriter), Jully Black (Juno & Gemini Award-winner), Michelle Bouey (The 2018-19 Banks Prize Winner), Ma-Anne Dionisio (Broadway, London’s West End), Sara Farb (Stratford Festival, The Musical Stage Company & Mirvish’s Fun Home), Hailey Gillis (Soulpepper, The Musical Stage Company’s Onegin), Kelly Holiff (Charlottetown Festival), Jackie Richardson (Gemini & Dora Award-winner) with Maev Beaty (Dora Award-winner) as Joni Mitchell & Linda Kash (Gemini Award-winner) as Carole King

band members
Anna Atkinson (Violin, Viola, Accordion), Jamie Drake (Percussion & Additional Arrangements), Justin Gray (Basses), Reza Jacobs (Piano/Conductor)

lighting design
Matt Birnbaum

Elenna Mosoff

stage management
Krista MacIsaac Barclay

production assistance
Robynne Harder

music assistance
Jonathan Corkal


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