TORONTO — Here are five things about the classical-pop group The Tenors, who struck a sour note with many Canadians on Tuesday when a member of the quartet altered the lyrics to O Canada before the Major League Baseball All Star game in San Diego.
The Tenors, from left, Fraser Walters, Clifton Murray, Victor Micallef and Remigio Pereira pose for a photo in Los Angeles on Oct. 8, 2010. (Photo: Damian Dovarganes/AP via Canadian Press)
— Since their formation in 2007, The Tenors have performed more than 500 concerts on five continents and made over 150 television appearances, including at the 2014 Stanley Cup finals, the Opening Ceremonies for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and the 2012 Emmy Awards.
— The group, formerly known as The Canadian Tenors, created its latest album "Under One Sky'' over an 18-month period and it was recorded in Ontario, Los Angeles and Nashville with seven producers.
— The Tenors' third album in 2012, entitled "Lead With Your Heart,'' won a 2013 Juno Award for Adult Contemporary Album of the Year.
— The Tenors — Clifton Murray, Fraser Walters, Remigio Pereira and Victor Micallef — performed for Queen Elizabeth in May during her 90th birthday celebration at Windsor Castle.
— The singers plan to launch a 70-city North American tour in September.