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Mahler's decade

Michael Sanderling led the Toronto Symphony in a program of works from the first decade of the twentieth century featuring soprano Simone Osborne. We heard a diverse assortment of musical styles represented even though the works have a few things in common. 548 more words


Psycho and the art of horror with the Toronto Symphony

For Halloween the Toronto Symphony presented their latest film with a live accompaniment, namely Psycho. A film buff might call it “Hitchcock’s Psycho.“ A film-music buff might prefer “Bernard Herrmann’s Psycho” which is closer to how I see it. 864 more words

Music And Musicology

Photos: Indigo Girls with Toronto Symphony Orchestra @ Roy Thomson Hall

Photos by: Orest Dorosh – 

Folk music duo Indigo Girls, who released their 14th album, One Lost Day, on June 2nd, 2015 via Vanguard Records, performed at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.  273 more words


#83 - Surprise date, planned by Sam

We got this idea from our friends over at Our Peculiar Band of Characters (if you are doing your own lists and need some ideas, check out their 2014 and 2015 lists, they have amazing ideas and we love following their adventures!). 260 more words

Completed Things

Hannigan conducts the Toronto Symphony

Soprano Barbara Hannigan is also Conductor Barbara Hannigan.  We knew she could sing. Tonight she sang and conducted the Toronto Symphony, her first time conducting an orchestra in North America.  1,023 more words


Air Canada is Official Airline to Nine Canadian Symphony Orchestras Coast to Coast with Addition of Symphony Nova Scotia and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

Introduces industry-leading pre-boarding for customers with carry-on instruments and discount policy for additional seat .

MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada today announced it has added… 571 more words


Polaris Music Prize announces partnership with Toronto Symphony Orchestra

By: Staff –

The Polaris Music Prize today announced a partnership with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO). This unique collaboration will see members of the TSO performing with some of the Short List nominees at the Polaris Gala, taking place September 21 at The Carlu in Toronto, with an opportunity for the winner of the 2015 Polaris Music Prize to perform their original works with the TSO at a concert at Roy Thomson Hall in 2016. 328 more words