“Without question, it was a magnificent concert” 2012 Leonard Cohen Ottawa Show Review

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For starters, imagine our surprise when the 78-year-old made his entrance with a spring in his step and apparently unlimited mobility. He sunk to his knees to sing, or rather, purr, in that sub-zero register of his, as if lowering the elevation of his body would facilitate the depth of his vocals. Neither his knees nor his voice would betray him for the next three hours. Without question, it was a magnificent concert.quotedown2

 

From Cohen Refuses To Get Old Legendary Artist Wows Crowd With Near-Perfect Show, Lynn Saxberg’s review of the Dec 7, 2012 Leonard Cohen Ottawa concert (Ottawa Citizen: Dec 8, 2012).

Credit Due Department: Photo by Ray Seed, who also displays his shots of Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, and other musicians at his Flickr Photostream. Originally posted December 8, 2012 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric

“Leonard Cohen made the place feel intimate and warm, and hearts feel ready to burst” 2012 Ottawa Show Review

Photo by Joey Carenza at Notes From The Road

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I had reservations about seeing Cohen inside an arena as large as Scotiabank Place but in the end, it didn’t matter. Cohen made the place feel intimate and warm, and hearts feel ready to burst. He’s still one of the best.quotedown2

 

 

From Leonard Cohen Entrances At Scotiabank Place, Denis Armstrong’s review of the Dec 7, 2012 Leonard Cohen Ottawa concert (Ottawa Sun: Dec 7, 2012)

Credit Due Department: Photo by J.S. Carenza III. Originally posted De 8, 2012 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric