Concerts at a Glance

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Essential Mozart
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Essential Mozart

ROY THOMSON HALL
Bernard Labadie, conductor
Jonathan Crow, violin
Teng Li, viola

Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute, K. 620
Mozart: Sinfonia concertante for Violin and Viola, K. 364/320d
Mozart: Overture to The Impresario, K. 486
Mozart: Symphony No. 36, K. 425 “Linz”

Jan 17 6:45pm Free pre-concert performance by The TSO Chamber Soloists

Wed 1/17/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 1/18/18 8:00PM Koerner Hall


Mozart Jupiter Symphony
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Mozart Jupiter Symphony

ROY THOMSON HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano
Adrian Anantawan, violin

Mozart: Rondo for Violin and Orchestra, K. 250/248b “Haffner”
Mozart: Adagio for Violin and Orchestra, K. 261
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23, K. 488
Mozart: Symphony No. 41, K. 551 “Jupiter”

Fri 1/19/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 1/20/18 2:00PM Koerner Hall
Sat 1/20/18 8:00PM Koerner Hall


Mozart Jupiter Symphony
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Mozart Jupiter Symphony

GEORGE WESTON RECITAL HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano
Adrian Anantawan, violin

Mozart: Rondo for Violin and Orchestra, K. 250/248b “Haffner”
Mozart: Adagio for Violin and Orchestra, K. 261
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23, K. 488
Mozart: Symphony No. 41, K. 551 “Jupiter”

Sun 1/21/18 3:00PM George Weston Recital Hall


Holst The Planets
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Holst The Planets

ROY THOMSON HALL
John Storgårds, conductor
Andrew McCandless, trumpet
Elmer Iseler Singers

Stravinsky: Funeral Song (Canadian Première)
John Estacio: Trumpet Concerto (TSO Co-commission)
Holst: The Planets

Thu 1/25/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Fri 1/26/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Holst The Planets
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Holst The Planets

ROY THOMSON HALL
John Storgårds, conductor
Andrew McCandless, trumpet
Elmer Iseler Singers

Stravnisky: Funeral Song (Canadian Premiere)
John Estacio: Trumpet Concerto (TSO Co-commission)
Holst: The Planets

Sat 1/27/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


A European Romance
Sept. 2017- June 2018
A European Romance

ROY THOMSON HALL
Juraj Valcuha, conductor
Ingrid Fliter, piano

Liadov: The Enchanted Lake
Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain
R. Strauss: Don Juan
R. Strauss: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier

Wed 1/31/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Fri 2/2/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


TSYO Winter Concert
Sept. 2017- June 2018
TSYO Winter Concert

Earl Lee, RBC Resident Conductor
Sarah Pollard, flute

Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 1, K. 313/285c
Dvorák: Symphony No. 8

Sun 2/4/18 3:00PM George Weston Recital Hall


Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet

ROY THOMSON HALL
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Heidi Van Hoesen Gorton, harp

Balakirev: Overture on Three Russian Folk Songs
Glière: Harp Concerto
Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet

Wed 2/14/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 2/15/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


The Wizard of Oz with Live Orchestra
Sept. 2017- June 2018
The Wizard of Oz with Live Orchestra

FILM WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA AT ROY THOMSON HALL
Emil de Cou, conductor

Sat 2/17/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sun 2/18/18 3:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Dvorak & Beethoven
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Dvorak & Beethoven

ROY THOMSON HALL
Gustavo Gimeno, conductor
Johannes Moser, cello

Ligeti: Concert Românesc (Romanian Concerto)
Dvorák: Cello Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4

Wed 2/21/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 2/22/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


The Year of the Dog: A Chinese New Year Celebration

ROY THOMSON HALL
Carolyn Kuan, conductor
Wen Zhao, pipa

Sat 2/24/18 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 2/24/18 4:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Lang Lang
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Lang Lang

ROY THOMSON HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Lang Lang, piano
Maxim Lando, piano

Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice*
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

*Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra performs with TSO

Thu 3/1/18 7:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Processions
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Processions

ROY THOMSON HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor & host
Daníel Bjarnason, conductor
Víkingur Ólafsson, piano

Vivian Fung: Dust Devils
Larry Alan Smith: Symphony No. 4 (Canadian Première)
Daníel Bjarnason: Processions (North American Première)

Sat 3/3/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Little Mass
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Little Mass

ROY THOMSON HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor & host
Mira Wang, violin
Jan Vogler, cello
Toronto Children’s Chorus

Festival Composer Competition Winner
Wolfgang Rihm: Duo Concerto (Canadian Première)
James MacMillan: Little Mass (North American Première)

Wed 3/7/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Doctor Atomic
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Doctor Atomic

ROY THOMSON HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor & host
Jonathan Crow, violin
Teng Li, viola

Esa-Pekka Salonen: Insomnia
Gary Kulesha: Double Concerto (TSO Commission/World Première)
John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony

Sat 3/10/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Jaws in Concert
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Jaws in Concert

FILM WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA AT ROY THOMSON HALL
Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor

Wed 3/21/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 3/22/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Fri 3/23/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Classical Kids: Gershwin's Magic Key
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Classical Kids: Gershwin's Magic Key

ROY THOMSON HALL
Michelle Merrill, conductor
Classical Kids LIVE!, actors

Sat 3/24/18 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 3/24/18 4:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


National Arts Centre Orchestra
Sept. 2017- June 2018
National Arts Centre Orchestra

ROY THOMSON HALL
Alexander Shelley, conductor
Boris Giltburg, piano
National Arts Centre Orchestra, guest orchestra

Vivian Fung: New Work (NACO Commission)
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

Sat 3/24/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Brahms & Rachmaninoff
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Brahms & Rachmaninoff

ROY THOMSON HALL
Stéphane Denève, conductor
Lars Vogt, piano

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

Wed 3/28/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Brahms & Rachmaninoff
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Brahms & Rachmaninoff

ROY THOMSON HALL
Stéphane Denève, conductor
Lars Vogt, piano

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

Thu 3/29/18 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Sibelius Symphony 5
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Sibelius Symphony 5

ROY THOMSON HALL
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Ray Chen, violin

Mendelssohn: The Fair Melusina Overture
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Stenhammar: Intermezzo from Sången
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5

Apr 5 6:45pm Free pre-concert performance by The TSO Chamber Soloists

Thu 4/5/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Sibelius Symphony 5
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Sibelius Symphony 5

ROY THOMSON HALL
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Ray Chen, violin

Mendelssohn: The Fair Melusina Overture
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5

Sat 4/7/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Sibelius Symphony 5
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Sibelius Symphony 5

GEORGE WESTON RECITAL HALL
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Ray Chen, violin

Mendelssohn: The Fair Melusina Overture
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Stenhammar: Intermezzo from Sången
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5

Sun 4/8/18 3:00PM George Weston Recital Hall


On Broadway
Sept. 2017- June 2018
On Broadway

ROY THOMSON HALL
Steven Reineke, conductor
Stephanie J. Block, vocalist
Ramin Karimloo, vocalist

Tue 4/10/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 4/11/18 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 4/11/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 4/12/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal

ROY THOMSON HALL
Kent Nagano, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, guest orchestra

Berg: Violin Concerto
Bruckner: Symphony No. 7

Fri 4/13/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


All Beethoven
Sept. 2017- June 2018
All Beethoven

ROY THOMSON HALL
Earl Lee, conductor
Blake Pouliot, violin

Beethoven: Overture to Egmont
Beethoven: Violin Romances Nos. 1 & 2
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

Sat 4/14/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sun 4/15/18 3:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


TSYO Spring Concert
Sept. 2017- June 2018
TSYO Spring Concert

Earl Lee, RBC Resident Conductor

Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

Tue 4/17/18 7:30PM Koerner Hall


The Animated Orchestra
Sept. 2017- June 2018
The Animated Orchestra

ROY THOMSON HALL
Dina Gilbert, conductor
Greg Smith, narrator & composer

Sat 4/21/18 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 4/21/18 4:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Bernstein's Candide
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Bernstein's Candide

ROY THOMSON HALL
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Tracy Dahl, soprano (Cunegonde)
Judith Forst, mezzo-soprano (The Old Lady)
Nicholas Phan, tenor (Candide)
Richard Suart, baritone (Pangloss & other roles)
Members of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Bernstein: Candide (opera-in-concert)

Thu 4/26/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 4/28/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Mozart & Bruckner
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Mozart & Bruckner

ROY THOMSON HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Leon Fleisher, piano

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12, K. 414
Bruckner/ed. Paul Hawkshaw (Canadian Première): Symphony No. 8

Wed 5/2/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Mozart & Bruckner
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Mozart & Bruckner

ROY THOMSON HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Leon Fleisher, piano

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12, K. 414
Bruckner/ed. Paul Hawkshaw (Canadian Première): Symphony No. 8

Thu 5/3/18 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


What Makes It Great? Vivaldi The Four Seasons

ROY THOMSON HALL
Rob Kapilow, conductor & host
Timothy Chooi, violin

Vivaldi: “Spring” from The Four Seasons
Vivaldi: “Summer” from The Four Seasons

Fri 5/11/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 5/12/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Beethoven Emperor Concerto
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Beethoven Emperor Concerto

ROY THOMSON HALL
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano

Kaija Saariaho: Ciel d’hiver
Ives: Symphony No. 2
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor”

Wed 5/23/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 5/24/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

ROY THOMSON HALL
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
James Ehnes, violin
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, guest orchestra

Bramwell Tovey: Time Tracks Brahms: Violin Concerto
Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme “Enigma”

Sat 5/26/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Love, Lust, and Rock & Roll
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Love, Lust, and Rock & Roll

ROY THOMSON HALL
Steven Reineke, conductor
Storm Large, vocalist

Tue 5/29/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 5/30/18 2:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Wed 5/30/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 5/31/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Water Music
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Water Music

ROY THOMSON HALL
Christoph Altstaedt, conductor
Leslie Ann Bradley, Soprano

J. Strauss II: Blue Danube Waltz
Schubert: Die Forelle (The Trout) for Soprano and Orchestra
Dvorak: Song to the Moon from Rusalka
Britten: Four Sea Interludes
Smetana: “The Moldau” from Ma vlast

Sat 6/2/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sun 6/3/18 3:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

ROY THOMSON HALL
Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
Vadim Gluzman, violin

Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8

Fri 6/8/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

ROY THOMSON HALL
Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
Vadim Gluzman, violin

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Dvorrak: Symphony No. 8

Sat 6/9/18 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Brahms Symphony No 1
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Brahms Symphony No 1

ROY THOMSON HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

Bernstein: Three Dances from Fancy Free
Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F
Brahms: Symphony No. 1

Wed 6/13/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Thu 6/14/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto 3
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto 3

ROY THOMSON HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano

Glinka: Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
Mussorgsky/orch. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

Sat 6/16/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Mahler Symphony 9
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Mahler Symphony 9

ROY THOMSON HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 16, K. 451
Mahler: Symphony No. 9

Wed 6/20/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 6/23/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Bravo, Peter
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Bravo, Peter

ROY THOMSON HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Christopher Plummer

Tue 6/26/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Beethoven 9
Sept. 2017- June 2018
Beethoven 9

ROY THOMSON HALL
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Kirsten MacKinnon, soprano
Lauren Segal, mezzo-soprano
Andrew Haji, tenor
Tyler Duncan, baritone
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

Thu 6/28/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Fri 6/29/18 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 6/30/18 7:00PM Roy Thomson Hall

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