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All Tchaikovsky
Sept. 2016- June 2017
All Tchaikovsky
ROY THOMSON HALL

John Storgaards,conductor
Lukas Geniušas, piano

Tchaikovsky: Overture to Hamlet
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

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

Wed 12/7/16 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
ROY THOMSON HALL

Kent Nagano, conductor
Till Fellner, piano
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, guest orchestra

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Dutilleux: Symphony No. 2 “Le Double”
Ravel: La valse

Thu 12/8/16 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


The Twelve Days of Christmas
Sept. 2016- June 2017
The Twelve Days of Christmas
ROY THOMSON HALL

Earl Lee, RBC Resident Conductor
Colin Mochrie, narrator
Highland Creek Pipe Band
Resonance Youth Choir
The Holiday Dancers

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me…a festive family concert!

Fri 12/9/16 7:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sun 12/11/16 3:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


A Jann Arden Christmas
Sept. 2016- June 2017
A Jann Arden Christmas
ROY THOMSON HALL

Steven Reineke, conductor
Jann Arden, vocalist
Etobicoke School of the Arts Chorus

Canada’s beloved pop diva Jann Arden brings her sensational voice and warm, witty personality to this holiday-season extravaganza!


Messiah
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Messiah
ROY THOMSON HALL

Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Yulia Van Doren, soprano
Abigail Levis, mezzo-soprano
Isaiah Bell, tenor
Daniel Okulitch, bass-baritone
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Handel: Messiah

Sun 12/18/16 3:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Mon 12/19/16 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Tue 12/20/16 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 12/21/16 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Fri 12/23/16 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Magnificent Mozart
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Magnificent Mozart
KOERNER HALL

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Leonid Nediak, piano
Kerson Leong, violin

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27, K. 595
Mozart: Rondo for Violin, K. 373
Mozart: Symphony No. 40, K. 550

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


Emanuel Ax Plays Mozart
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Emanuel Ax Plays Mozart
KOERNER HALL

Michael Francis, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Mozart: Symphony No. 33, K. 319
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 14, K. 449
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22, K. 482


Emanuel Ax Plays Mozart
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Emanuel Ax Plays Mozart
KOERNER HALL

Michael Francis, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Mozart: Symphony No. 33, K. 319
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 14, K. 449
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22, K. 482

Sat 1/14/17 8:00PM Koerner Hall


Mozart Prague Symphony
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Mozart Prague Symphony
KOERNER HALL

Bernard Labadie, conductor
Isabelle Faust, violin

Mozart: Overture to Lucio Silla, K. 135
Mozart: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 3, K. 207 & K. 216
Mozart: Symphony No. 38, K. 504 “Prague”

Wed 1/18/17 8:00PM Koerner Hall
Fri 1/20/17 7:30PM Koerner Hall


Canadian Legacy
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Canadian Legacy
ROY THOMSON HALL

Alain Trudel, conductor
Victor Feldbrill, special guest conductor
Tom Allen, host
Alain Lefèvre, piano

Ridout: Fall Fair
Mercure: Kaléidoscope
Mathieu: Rhapsodie romantique
Coulthard: Introduction and Three Folk Songs from Canada Mosaic
Weinzweig: Barn Dance from Red Ear of Corn

Sat 1/21/17 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto 1
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto 1
ROY THOMSON HALL

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Stewart Goodyear, piano

Edward Top: New Work (World Première/TSO Commission)*
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Dvorák: Symphony No. 7

* Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra performs with TSO

Sat 1/28/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Fauré Requiem
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Fauré Requiem
ROY THOMSON HALL

Stéphane Denève, conductor
Karina Gauvin, soprano
Russell Braun, baritone
Jean-Willy Kunz, organ
Amadeus Choir & Elmer Iseler Singers

Samy Moussa: A Globe Itself Infolding
Brahms/Detlev Glanert: Four Serious Songs
Fauré: Requiem

Wed 2/1/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 2/2/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


The Year of the Rooster: A Chinese New Year Celebration
ROY THOMSON HALL

Long Yu, conductor
Wu Man, pipa
Mark Rowswell (“Dashan”), host & narrator

For its fourth annual Chinese New Year concert, the TSO presents a festive program celebrating the Year of the Rooster.

Sat 2/4/17 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Beethoven Emperor Concerto
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Beethoven Emperor Concerto
ROY THOMSON HALL

Jirí Belohlávek, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Joaquin Valdepeñas, clarinet

Debussy: Première rhapsodie
Martinu: Symphony No. 6 “Fantaisies symphoniques”
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”

Thu 2/9/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 2/11/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


What Makes It Great - Haydn
Sept. 2016- June 2017
What Makes It Great - Haydn
ROY THOMSON HALL

Rob Kapilow, conductor & host

Haydn: Symphony No. 104 “London”

Fri 2/10/17 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
ROY THOMSON HALL

Volodymyr Sirenko, conductor
Dima Tkachenko, violin
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, guest orchestra

Yevhen Stankovych: Suite from the ballet The Night Before Christmas
Yevhen Stankovych: Violin Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 “Pathétique”

Free Pre-concert Performance by the Ukrainian Art Song Project

Mon 2/13/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Jan Lisiecki Plays Schumann
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Jan Lisiecki Plays Schumann
ROY THOMSON HALL

Jakub Hruša, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, piano

R. Strauss: Death and Trans?guration
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy

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


Disney-Pixar Ratatouille in Concert
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Disney-Pixar Ratatouille in Concert
FILM WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA
ROY THOMSON HALL

Sarah Hicks, conductor

One of Disney and Pixar’s most enchanting animated fables tells the hilarious story of a rodent’s quest to become a top Parisian chef. Hearing Michael Giacchino’s sprightly score performed live by the TSO boosts the film’s charm to a new level. A perfect part of your Family Day weekend!

Sat 2/18/17 11:30AM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 2/18/17 4:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


TSYO Winter Concert
Sept. 2016- June 2017
TSYO Winter Concert

Earl Lee, RBC Resident Conductor
Kathy Hao, flute

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet
Reinecke: Flute Concerto
Prokofiev: Selections from Romeo and Juliet

Sun 2/19/17 3:00PM George Weston Recital Hall


Lights, Camera...Orchestra!
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Lights, Camera...Orchestra!
ROY THOMSON HALL

Earl Lee, RBC Resident Conductor
TIFF, concert partner

Program includes:
Erica Procunier/Kjell Boersma:

DAM! The Story of Kit the Beaver for Film and Orchestra
(World Première/TSO Commission)
Sat 2/25/17 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 2/25/17 4:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


National Arts Centre Orchestra
Sept. 2016- June 2017
National Arts Centre Orchestra
ROY THOMSON HALL

Alexander Shelley, conductor
Pepe Romero, guitar
National Arts Centre Orchestra, guest orchestra

Nicole Lizee: Zeiss After Dark
Walton: Suite from Henry V
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra
Walton: Symphony No. 1

Sat 2/25/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Tanya Tagaq
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Tanya Tagaq
ROY THOMSON HALL

Peter Oundjian, conductor & host
André de Ridder, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Tanya Tagaq, vocalist
Christine Duncan, improvisation leader

Jörg Widmann: Trauermarsch for Piano and Orchestra (Canadian Première/TSO Co-commission)
Jordan Pal: New Work (World Première/TSO Commission)
Tanya Tagaq/Christine Duncan: New Work (World Première/TSO Commission)

Sat 3/4/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


James Ehnes
Sept. 2016- June 2017
James Ehnes
ROY THOMSON HALL

Peter Oundjian, conductor & host
André de Ridder, conductor
James Ehnes, violin

Aaron Jay Kernis: Violin Concerto (World Première/TSO Co-commission)
Mica Levi: New Work (World Première/TSO Commission)
Owen Pallett: New Work (World Première/TSO Commission)

Wed 3/8/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Kronos Quartet
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Kronos Quartet
ROY THOMSON HALL

Peter Oundjian, host
André de Ridder, conductor
Kronos Quartet, string quartet

Cassandra Miller: New Work (World Première/TSO Commission)
Daníel Bjarnason: Emergence
Nicole Lizée: Black MIDI (World Première/TSO Commission)

Sat 3/11/17 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Beethoven Symphony 6
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Beethoven Symphony 6
ROY THOMSON HALL

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Anu Komsi, soprano

Sibelius: Suite from The Tempest
Magnus Lindberg: Accused: Three Interrogations for Soprano and Orchestra (North American Première/TSO Co-commission)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral”

Wed 3/22/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 3/23/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


How the Gimquat Found Her Song
Sept. 2016- June 2017
How the Gimquat Found Her Song
ROY THOMSON HALL

Martin MacDonald, conductor
Platypus Theatre

This enduring children’s classic, performed by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Canada's renowned Platypus Theatre, tells the story of a rare and silent bird who lives in hiding. One day, her life is forever changed when she meets a magician who takes her on a musical journey through the history of western music in search of the perfect song.

Sat 3/25/17 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 3/25/17 4:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark with Live Orchestra
FILM WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA
ROY THOMSON HALL

Steven Reineke, conductor

Indiana Jones’s screen début takes on a new dimension of excitement when you experience it with the TSO playing John Williams’s score live! Every march is grander and every chase makes the heart beat faster, as Indy battles Nazis to find the all-powerful Ark of the Covenant.


Beethoven Violin Concerto
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Beethoven Violin Concerto
ROY THOMSON HALL

Robert Trevino, conductor
Karen Gomyo, violin

Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Stravinsky: Petrouchka (1947)

Sat 4/1/17 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Beethoven Violin Concerto
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Beethoven Violin Concerto
GEORGE WESTON RECITAL HALL

Robert Trevino, conductor
Karen Gomyo, violin

Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Stravinsky: Petrouchka (1947)

Sun 4/2/17 3:00PM George Weston Recital Hall


Mahler Symphony 10
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Mahler Symphony 10
ROY THOMSON HALL

Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
Joseph Johnson, cello

Schumann: Cello Concerto
Mahler/Cooke: Symphony No. 10

Thu 4/6/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Fri 4/7/17 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Liszt Piano Concerto 2
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Liszt Piano Concerto 2
ROY THOMSON HALL

Andrey Boreyko, conductor
Lucas Debargue, piano

Christos Hatzis: The Isle is Full of Noises
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2
Brahms: Symphony No. 3

Wed 4/12/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Liszt Piano Concerto 2
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Liszt Piano Concerto 2
ROY THOMSON HALL

Andrey Boreyko, conductor
Lucas Debargue, piano

Christos Hatzis: The Isle is Full of Noises
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2
Brahms: Symphony No. 3

Thu 4/13/17 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Best of Rodgers & Hammerstein
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Best of Rodgers & Hammerstein
ROY THOMSON HALL

Steven Reineke, conductor
Chilina Kennedy, vocalist
Ryan Silverman, vocalist
Amabile Choirs of London, Canada

This fabulous concert brings you unforgettable songs from every one of the eleven Broadway musicals that this legendary team created.

Tue 4/18/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 4/19/17 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 4/19/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


What Makes It Great - Gershwin
Sept. 2016- June 2017
What Makes It Great - Gershwin
MASSEY HALL

Rob Kapilow, conductor & host

Gershwin: An American in Paris

Thu 4/20/17 7:30PM Massey Hall


Mozart & Mendelssohn
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Mozart & Mendelssohn
ROY THOMSON HALL

Earl Lee, RBC Resident Conductor
Luca Buratto, piano

Rossini: Overture to L’italiana in Algeri
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25, K. 503
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 “Italian”

Sat 4/22/17 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sun 4/23/17 3:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


The Hockey Sweater
Sept. 2016- June 2017
The Hockey Sweater
ROY THOMSON HALL

Alain Trudel, conductor
Roch Carrier, narrator
Abigail Richardson-Schulte, host

The beloved Canadian story The Hockey Sweater is brought to life through music in the TSO co-commissioned work of the same name. Just in time for the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs, this charming winter classic, narrated by author Roch Carrier, will appeal to all budding hockey fans.

Sat 4/29/17 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 4/29/17 4:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Arabian Nights
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Arabian Nights
ROY THOMSON HALL

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Carla Huhtanen, soprano
Choir 21

Morawetz: Carnival Overture
Pierre Boulez: Le soleil des eaux
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

Wed 5/3/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Schumann Piano Concerto
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Schumann Piano Concerto
ROY THOMSON HALL

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Jan Lisiecki, piano

Jordan Pal: Work TBC
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

Thu 5/4/17 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Beethoven Symphony 7
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Beethoven Symphony 7
ROY THOMSON HALL

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Nora Shulman, flute

Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Griffes: Poem for Flute and Orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

Fri 5/26/17 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Beethoven Symphony 7
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Beethoven Symphony 7
ROY THOMSON HALL

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Nora Shulman, flute

Griffes: Poem for Flute and Orchestra
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

Sat 5/27/17 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Beethoven Symphony 7
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Beethoven Symphony 7
GEORGE WESTON RECITAL HALL

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Nora Shulman, flute

Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Grieg: Piano Concerto
Griffes: Poem for Flute and Orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

Sun 5/28/17 3:00PM George Weston Recital Hall


Belshazzar's Feast
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Belshazzar's Feast
ROY THOMSON HALL

Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Jonathan Crow, violin
Alexander Dobson, baritone
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir & Huddersfield Choral Society

Hindemith: Concert Music for Brass and Strings
Berg: Violin Concerto
Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast

Fri 6/2/17 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 6/3/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
Sept. 2016- June 2017
A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald
ROY THOMSON HALL

Steven Reineke, conductor
Capathia Jenkins, vocalist
Montego Glover, vocalist
Sy Smith, vocalist

This swinging tribute to Ella Fitzgerald—in celebration of her 100th birthday—presents some of the most glorious songs that she made her own.

Tue 6/6/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 6/7/17 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 6/7/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


CA-NA-DA!
Sept. 2016- June 2017
CA-NA-DA!
ROY THOMSON HALL

Lucas Waldin, conductor
Heather Bambrick, singer

Sat 6/10/17 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sun 6/11/17 3:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


The Seven Deadly Sins
Sept. 2016- June 2017
The Seven Deadly Sins
ROY THOMSON HALL

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Wallis Giunta, mezzo-soprano
Isaiah Bell, tenor
Owen McCausland, tenor
Geoffrey Sirrett, baritone
Stephen Hegedus, bass-baritone
Jennifer Nichols, dancer
Joel Ivany, stage director

Barber: Adagio for Strings
Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
Weill: The Seven Deadly Sins (semi-staged)

Wed 6/14/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 6/15/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Carmina Burana
Sept. 2016- June 2017
Carmina Burana
ROY THOMSON HALL

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Nicola Benedetti, violin
Aline Kutan, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Phillip Addis, baritone
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Toronto Children’s Chorus

Pierre Simard: Sesquie (TSO Co-commission)
Szymanowskii: Violin Concerto No. 2
Orff: Carmina Burana

Free Pre-concert Performance by The TSO Chamber Soloists on June 21

Wed 6/21/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 6/22/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Fri 6/23/17 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 6/24/17 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall

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