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Mozart & Chopin
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Mozart & Chopin

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
Pavel Kolesnikov, piano

Schubert: Impromptu
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 14, K. 449
Chopin: Grande Polonaise
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

Intermission Chats in the Lobby on Feb 4 & 5

Wed 2/4/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 2/5/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


What Makes It Great- Beethoven
Sept. 2014- June 2015
What Makes It Great- Beethoven

Rob Kapilow, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4

Fri 2/6/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Pianorama
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Pianorama

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Emanuel Ax, Pavel Kolesnikov, Patricia Krueger, piano
David Briggs, organ

Saint-Saëns: The Carnival of the Animals

Come to the concert a half hour early for a special pre-concert performance in the lobby.

Sat 2/7/15 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 2/7/15 4:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


YO2-TSYO Winter Concert
Sept. 2014- June 2015
YO2-TSYO Winter Concert

Shalom Bard, conductor
Teresa Wang, violin

Programme includes:
Prokofiev: Suite from Lieutenant Kijé
Sibelius: Violin Concerto – Mvt. I
Schumann: Symphony No. 4

Sat 2/7/15 7:30PM SMCS Centre for the Arts


National Arts Centre Orchestra
Sept. 2014- June 2015
National Arts Centre Orchestra

Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violin
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Amanda Forsyth, cello

Brahms: Double Concerto
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2

Intermission Chat in the Lobby

Sat 2/7/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


The Carnival of the Animals
Sept. 2014- June 2015
The Carnival of the Animals

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
Jan Lisiecki, piano

Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos, K. 316a/365
Kevin Lau: Foothills of Heaven (TSO Commission) - World premiere
Saint-Saëns: The Carnival of the Animals

Intermission Chat in the Lobby

Wed 2/11/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


The Orchestral Piano
Sept. 2014- June 2015
The Orchestral Piano

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
Stewart Goodyear, piano
Anagnoson & Kinton, piano duo

Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphoses after Themes of Carl Maria von Weber
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn
Ravel: La valse

6:45pm Free Pre-concert Performance featuring The TSO Chamber Soloists

Join us at intermission for a chat in the south lobby; and after the concert, there will be an autograph session with Stewart Goodyear in the north lobby.

Thu 2/12/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


From Bach to Bluegrass
Sept. 2014- June 2015
From Bach to Bluegrass

Steven Reineke, conductor
Time for Three, string trio

Tue 2/17/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 2/18/15 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 2/18/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


The Year of the Sheep
Sept. 2014- June 2015
The Year of the Sheep

Long Yu, conductor
Lang Lang, piano
Lei Jia, folk singer
Mark Rowswell ("Dashan"), narrator
Johnson Li, piano
Coco Ma, piano
Yao Guang Zhai, clarinet
Teng Li, viola

Programme includes:
Li Huanzhi: Spring Festival Overture
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Saint-Saëns: The Carnival of the Animals

Sat 2/21/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


A Mind of Winter
Sept. 2014- June 2015
A Mind of Winter

Peter Oundjian, conductor
George Benjamin, conductor
Barbara Hannigan, soprano
Jonathan Crow, violin

Dai Fujikura: Tocar y Luchar - Canadian premiere
George Benjamin: A Mind of Winter - Canadian premiere
Vivian Fung: Violin Concerto No. 2 "Of Snow and Ice" (World premiere/TSO Commission)
Dutilleux: Métaboles

Intermission Chat in the Lobby

Sat 2/28/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


let me tell you
Sept. 2014- June 2015
let me tell you

Peter Oundjian, conductor
George Benjamin, conductor
Barbara Hannigan, soprano
Ryan MacEvoy McCullough, piano

Chris Paul Harman: Lieder und Arien (World premiere/TSO Commission)
George Benjamin: Duet for Piano and Orchestra - Canadian premiere
Hans Abrahamsen: let me tell you - North American premiere

Intermission Chat in the Lobby

Wed 3/4/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Written on Skin
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Written on Skin

George Benjamin, conductor
Barbara Hannigan, soprano
Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano
Isaiah Bell, tenor
Iestyn Davies, countertenor
Christopher Purves, baritone

George Benjamin: Written on Skin - Canadian premiere

Sat 3/7/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Beethoven Symphony 7
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Beethoven Symphony 7

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Adrianne Pieczonka, soprano

Casella: Italia
R. Strauss: Orchestral Songs
Wagner: "Mild und leise" from Tristan und Isolde
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

Wed 3/11/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 3/12/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 3/14/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


The Rite of Spring
Sept. 2014- June 2015
The Rite of Spring

Krzysztof Urbanski, conductor
Sol Gabetta, cello

Kilar: Orawa
Dvorák: Cello Concerto
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (1947)

Fri 3/27/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Stravinsky The Rite of Spring
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

Krzysztof Urbanski, conductor
Sol Gabetta, cello

Dvorák: Cello Concerto
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (1947)

Sat 3/28/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Tchaikovsky Symphony 4
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Tchaikovsky Symphony 4

James Conlon, conductor
Vilde Frang, violin

Wagner: Preludes to Acts I & III from Lohengrin
Korngold: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

Wed 4/1/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Tchaikovsky Symphony 4
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Tchaikovsky Symphony 4

James Conlon, conductor
Vilde Frang, violin

Wagner: Preludes to Acts I & III from Lohengrin
Korngold: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

Thu 4/2/15 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto 2
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto 2

Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor
Valentina Lisitsa, piano

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Mahler: Symphony No. 5

Pre-concert Chat in the Lobby on Apr 8

Wed 4/8/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 4/9/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Shake, Rattle & Roll
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Shake, Rattle & Roll

Evan Mitchell, conductor
TorQ, percussion quartet

Bernstein: Concert Overture to West Side Story (Arr.: Maurice Peress)
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

Pre Concert Lobby Chat

Sat 4/11/15 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 4/11/15 4:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


As Heard on TV
Sept. 2014- June 2015
As Heard on TV

Steven Reineke, conductor
Nicole Parker, soprano

Tue 4/14/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 4/15/15 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 4/15/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Classical Favourites
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Classical Favourites

Rossen Milanov, conductor
Jeffrey Beecher, double bass

Programme includes:
Koussevitzky: Double Bass Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Selections from Swan Lake
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Rimsky-Korsakov: "Flight of the Bumblebee" from The Tale of Tsar Saltan

Sat 4/18/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sun 4/19/15 3:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Ararat: Music of Armenia
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Ararat: Music of Armenia

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano
Sergey Khachatryan, violin
Serouj Kradjian, piano

Gomidas/arr. and orch. Kradjian: Three Songs
Khachaturian: Violin Concerto
Danna: Suite from Ararat (TSO Commission) - World premiere
Khachaturian: Suite from Masquerade and Spartacus

Wed 4/22/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Fantasia
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Fantasia

Steven Reineke, conductor

Fri 4/24/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 4/25/15 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 4/25/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


YO3-TSYO Spring Concert
Sept. 2014- June 2015
YO3-TSYO Spring Concert

Shalom Bard, conductor

Programme includes:
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 “Titan”

Sun 4/26/15 3:00PM Macmillan Theatre


Latin Jazz: Hilario Duran Trio
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Latin Jazz: Hilario Duran Trio

Roberto Minczuk, conductor
Hilario Duran Trio
Tom Allen, host

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Hilario Duran: Concerto for Latin Jazz Trio and Orchestra (TSO Commission) - World premiere
Ginastera: Malambo from Estancia

Wed 4/29/15 6:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Hilario Duran Trio
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Hilario Duran Trio

Roberto Minczuk, conductor
Hilario Duran Trio

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Hilario Duran: Concerto for Latin Jazz Trio and Orchestra (TSO Commission) - World premiere
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 8
Ginastera: Four Dances from Estancia

Thu 4/30/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Pan Am Beats, Heroic Feats!
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Pan Am Beats, Heroic Feats!

Alain Trudel, conductor
Platypus Theatre

Pre Concert Lobby Chat

Sat 5/2/15 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 5/2/15 4:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Lau: Treeship
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7

Wed 5/6/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


OSM
Sept. 2014- June 2015
OSM

Kent Nagano, conductor
Piotr Anderszewski, piano

Moussa: Nocturne (OSM Commission)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25, K. 503
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

Wed 5/13/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


What Makes It Great - Schubert
Sept. 2014- June 2015
What Makes It Great - Schubert

Rob Kapilow, conductor

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished"

Fri 5/15/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Verdi Requiem
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Verdi Requiem

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Amber Wagner, soprano
Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano
Eric Owens, bass
Frank Lopardo, tenor
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Verdi: Requiem

Pre-concert Chat in the Lobby on May 23

Thu 5/21/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Fri 5/22/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 5/23/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Pictures at an Exhibition
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Pictures at an Exhibition

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Louis Lortie, piano

Davis: La Serenissima
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1
Berlioz: Le corsaire
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

May 27 6:45pm Pre-concert Performance featuring The TSO Chamber Soloists

Wed 5/27/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 5/28/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Yo-Yo Ma
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Yo-Yo Ma

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Toronto Children's Chorus

Davis: The Stolen Child for Childrens Chorus and Orchestra
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Holst: The Planets

Pre-concert Chat in the Lobby

Fri 5/29/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


An American in Paris
Sept. 2014- June 2015
An American in Paris

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Jaime Laredo, violin
Sharon Robinson, cello

Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Barber: Symphony No. 1
Previn: Double Concerto (TSO Co-Commission) - Canadian premiere
Gershwin: An American in Paris

Thu 6/4/15 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


All American
Sept. 2014- June 2015
All American

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Jaime Laredo, violin
Sharon Robinson, cello

Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Barber: Symphony No. 1
Previn: Double Concerto (TSO Co-Commission) - Canadian premiere
Gershwin: An American in Paris

Sat 6/6/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


All American
Sept. 2014- June 2015
All American

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Jaime Laredo, violin
Sharon Robinson, cello

Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Barber: Symphony No. 1
Previn: Double Concerto (TSO Co-Commission) - Canadian premiere
Gershwin: An American in Paris

Sun 6/7/15 3:00PM George Weston Recital Hall


Mahler Resurrection
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Mahler Resurrection

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Erin Wall, soprano
Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Mahler: Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"

Pre-concert Chat in the Lobby on June 12

Wed 6/10/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Fri 6/12/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Pan American Rhythms
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Pan American Rhythms

Earl Lee, conductor
Joseph Johnson, cello

Williams: Overture to The Cowboys
Bernstein: Three Meditations from Mass
Moncayo: Huapango
Kulesha: Torque
Piazzolla: Libertango
Copland: Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo

Sat 6/13/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sun 6/14/15 3:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


The Wizard & I: Broadway Hits
Sept. 2014- June 2015
The Wizard & I: Broadway Hits

Steven Reineke, conductor
Jennifer Laura Thompson, vocalist
Julia Murney, vocalist
Jeremy Jordan, vocalist
Christopher Johnstone, vocalist
Amabile Choirs of London

Tue 6/16/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 6/17/15 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 6/17/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Late Night
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Late Night
Fri 6/26/15 10:00PM Roy Thomson Hall