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Americana/Finlandia with Sibelius and Dvořák - October 8, 2014

The two pieces on the bill for tonight were Jean Sibelius’ Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47 and Antonin Dvořák’s New World Symphony. The violinist for the evening was Karen Gomyo and the conductor was the youthful Jakub Hrusa. 357 more words


Chopin and Rachmaninoff --October 2nd, 2014


Years and years and years ago I heard my first piano étude from Chopin. I was a teenager, it was “winterwind”, etude in A minor, op.25 no. 364 more words


Drink Milk, Love Life with Beethoven and Rachmaninoff - September 27th, 2014

Tonight the TSO performed two extremely popular pieces from Rachmaninoff and Beethoven.

The first was Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini” where Daniil Trifonov triumphed on the piano. 455 more words


Arabian Nights - September 21st, 2014

How does someone become interested in classical music at an early age?

Usually parents play ‘Beethoven Lives Upstairs’ or the kid’s version of ‘The Magic Flute’ while on three-hour driving trips, or they put Mozart on by the crib and hope their children absorb some semblance of the music, or at least that it makes them quiet for a few hours. 458 more words


Opening Night -- September 18th, 2014

Remember that viral video of the award-winning violinist who busked in the New York subway and had very few people stop watch him play?

So Joshua Bell played Roy Thomson Hall on opening night. 278 more words


Culture Days: Toronto Symphony Orchestra @Roy Thompson Hall



Culture Days 5th Anniversary Kick Off with the TSO

Conduct Us

This was an opportunity to allow the public a chance (via drawn ballots) to try their skills at conducting the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO).   98 more words


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