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Messiah
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Messiah

Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Jane Archibald, soprano
Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor
Philippe Sly, bass-baritone
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Handel: Messiah

Fri 12/19/14 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sat 12/20/14 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sun 12/21/14 3:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Mozart as Performer
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Mozart as Performer

Bernard Labadie, conductor
Benedetto Lupo, piano
Tom Allen, host

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23, K. 488
Mozart: Symphony No. 31, K. 297/300a "Paris"

Wed 1/14/15 6:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Mozart as Performer
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Mozart as Performer

Matthew Halls, conductor
Benedetto Lupo, piano
Jonathan Crow, leader & violin

Mozart: Serenade No. 6, K. 239 "Serenata notturna"
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23, K. 488
Mozart: Sonata No. 15 for Organ and Strings, K. 336/336d
Mozart: Symphony No. 31, K. 297/300a "Paris"

Intermission Chat in the Lobby

Thu 1/15/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Mozart Family Ties
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Mozart Family Ties

Matthew Halls, conductor
Andrew McCandless, trumpet
Gordon Wolfe, trombone

Mozart: A Musical Joke, K. 522
Mozart: Alto Trombone Concerto
Mozart: Trumpet Concerto
Haydn: Symphony No. 60 "Il distratto"
Schickele: Eine kleine Nichtmusik

Intermission Chats in the Lobby on Jan 17 & 18

Sat 1/17/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall
Sun 1/18/15 3:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Mozart Mass in C Minor
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Mozart Mass in C Minor

Paul Goodwin, conductor
Hélène Guilmette, soprano
Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano
John Tessier, tenor
Jean-Phillipe Fortier-Lazure, tenor
Gordon Bintner, bass-baritone
Amadeus Choir and Elmer Iseler Singers

Mozart: Selections from Zaide, K. 344
Mozart: Lo sposo deluso, K. 430
Mozart: Mass in C Minor, K. 417a/427

Intermission Chats in the Lobby on Jan 22 & 25

Thu 1/22/15 8:00PM Roy Thomson Hall


Mozart Mass in C Minor
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Mozart Mass in C Minor

Paul Goodwin, conductor
Hélène Guilmette, soprano
Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano
John Tessier, tenor
Jean-Phillipe Fortier-Lazure, tenor
Gordon Bintner, bass-baritone
Amadeus Choir and Elmer Iseler Singers

Mozart: Selections from Zaide, K. 344
Mozart: Lo sposo deluso, K. 430
Mozart: Mass in C Minor, K. 417a/427

Intermission Chats in the Lobby on Jan 22 & 25

Sat 1/24/15 7:30PM Roy Thomson Hall


Mozart Mass in C Minor
Sept. 2014- June 2015
Mozart Mass in C Minor

Paul Goodwin, conductor
Hélène Guilmette, soprano
Julie Boulianne, mezzo-soprano
John Tessier, tenor
Jean-Phillipe Fortier-Lazure, tenor
Gordon Bintner, bass-baritone
Amadeus Choir and Elmer Iseler Singers

Mozart: Selections from Zaide, K. 344
Mozart: Lo sposo deluso, K. 430
Mozart: Mass in C Minor, K. 417a/427

Intermission Chats in the Lobby on Jan 22 & 25

Sun 1/25/15 3:00PM George Weston Recital Hall


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

Intermission Chat in the 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

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

Fujikura: Tocar y Luchar - Canadian premiere
Benjamin: A Mind of Winter - Canadian premiere
Fung: Violin Concerto (TSO Commission) - World premiere
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

Harman: New Work (TSO Commission) - World premiere
Benjamin: Duet for Piano and Orchestra - Canadian premiere
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

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: New Work (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