April 10 2013
The TSO blooms in May with colourful piano pieces, Symphonie fantastique and the score of West Side Story performed live with the film!
April 10, 2013 - May begins with sensuality, humour, and passion with Maestro Stéphane Denève’s scintillating panorama of French classics for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra; the dream-like landscape of Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, Poulenc’s playful Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra performed by French pianists Frank Braley and Eric Le Sage, and the imaginative world of Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique (May 1, 2, & 4).
March 26 2013
April Showers Bring May Flowers . . . and James Bond, Measha Brueggergosman, Gil Shaham and the National Arts Centre Orchestra to the TSO
March 26, 2013 - “The name’s Bond, James Bond.” On April 2 and 3, Conductor John Morris Russell will return to the TSO to lead the Orchestra in a programme of suspense, mystery and drama with music from the blockbuster 007 film franchise. This cool all-Bond programme, featuring vocalists Capathia Jenkins and Ron Bohmer, includes the most memorable theme songs including Goldfinger, Thunderball, Live and Let Die and the Academy Award-winning, Skyfall . Nobody Does it Better than the TSO!
March 07 2013
CN Tower lighting pays tribute to World Première of Tod Machover’s A Toronto Symphony: Concerto for Composer and City March 9, 2013, approx. 9pm
March 7, 2013 (Toronto, ON) Toronto residents and all those within sight of the CN Tower are invited to watch a unique CN Tower light show synchronized to the world première of A Toronto Symphony: Concerto for Composer and City - the first symphony created for, by and about Torontonians.
Tune in to TSO.CA for a live webcast where you will hear a live audio feed of the concert as well as see visuals, which will include graphics, video, and photos illustrating both the piece and the process of its creation, alongside a live video feed of the CN Tower’s light show. The complete concert is performed live at Roy Thomson Hall on March 9, 2013 beginning 8pm, and the webcast and CN Tower lighting will be live with the A Toronto Symphony: Concerto for Composer and City première at approximately 9pm.