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5 things to do in Toronto this weekend (June 26-28)

With so many events in and around Toronto, it’s hard to keep track of what’s happening and what’s worth venturing out for. Here are five things we recommend doing in the city this weekend. 547 more words


Toronto Symphony – Pan American Rhythms

This weekend the Toronto Symphony began a summer of the arts celebrating the Pan Am Games coming to Toronto. There’s much more to come, for example… 1,039 more words


Mahler's Resurrection Symphony with the TSO

It’s been a long time between Mahler 2nds with the Toronto Symphony. I heard Andrew Davis lead them with Maureen Forrester in Massey Hall, one of several cherished memories from the old days on Shuter Street, aka the 1970s. 1,073 more words


Andrew Davis – Verdi Requiem

The Toronto Symphony are celebrating a 40 year relationship with Sir Andrew Davis, their one-time music director (from 1975-1988) and currently their Conductor Laureate, with a series of concerts over the next couple of weeks. 587 more words


Classical music: TSO concert has its Brucknerian moments at Maison symphonique

One per season: This is the standard Bruckner Symphony portion, which the OSM satisfied on Saturday night by inviting the Toronto Symphony Orchestra to perform the Seventh in the Maison symphonique. 311 more words


The Ear of Professionals

Networking has become a constant in my life. Ask anyone and they will tell you, finding a job is all about “who you know.” And how do you get to know people? 671 more words

Backstage at the TSO

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Yesterday I toured the back alleys and dark crevices inside Roy Thomson Hall. I learned a little bit about bowing techniques and seat placement but I have to say I mostly learned that the union and general orchestra politics is exactly the same as how it is portrayed on Mozart in the Jungle. 21 more words