2017 Tour of Israel & Europe

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The TSO is pleased to announce a major tour of Israel and Europe, under the leadership of Music Director Peter Oundjian, that will run from May 7 to 22, 2017.

The Orchestra will make its first-ever touring appearances in Israel, with performances in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, before travelling to Europe and appearing in Vienna, Prague—as part of the famous Prague Spring International Music Festival—Regensburg, and Essen.

Over the course of the four-country, seven-concert tour, distinguished Israeli-Russian violinist Maxim Vengerov, celebrated Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki, and dazzling Canadian soprano Carla Huhtanen will join the TSO as featured soloists.

MATCHING-GIFT OPPORTUNITY

Please play your part in supporting this historic tour. Thanks to a generous offer from an anonymous donor, special gifts of $250 or more will be matched dollar for dollar. Please contact Alice Wu, TSO Development Coordinator, at 416.593.7769 X 298 or awu@TSO.CA to donate today.

The 2017 Tour of Israel & Europe has received strong support and leadership from David Berman and Rags Davloor. Their efforts to secure philanthropic investment have been instrumental in making the tour possible. The TSO is also grateful to all the generous donors who have stepped forward to date.

All donations are tax-deductible.

CONCERT DETAILS

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 8:00pm: Sherover Hall, Jerusalem Theatre, Jerusalem
Jordan Pal: Iris (TSO Commission)
Brahms: Violin Concerto (Vengerov)
Dvořák: Symphony No. 7

Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 9:00pm: Charles Bronfman Auditorium, Tel Aviv
Jordan Pal: Iris (TSO Commission)
Brahms: Violin Concerto (Vengerov)
Dvořák: Symphony No. 7
To order tickets by phone, please call 011-972-3-621-1777

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 7:30pm: Konzerthaus, Vienna
Boulez: Le soleil des eaux (Huhtanen, Wien Singakademie)
Brahms: Violin Concerto (Vengerov)
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 8:00pm: Audimax der Universität Regensburg, Regensburg
Morawetz: Carnival Overture
Schumann: Piano Concerto (Lisiecki)
Rimsky Korsakov: Scheherazade

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 8:00pm: Smetana Hall, Prague
Morawetz: Carnival Overture
Brahms: Violin Concerto (Vengerov)
Dvořák: Symphony No. 7

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 8:00pm: Smetana Hall, Prague
Smetana: Overture to The Bartered Bride
Schumann: Piano Concerto (Lisiecki)
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 8:00 pm: Philharmonie, Essen
Morawetz: Carnival Overture
Schumann: Piano Concerto (Lisiecki)
Rimsky Korsakov: Scheherazade

Read the media release.

DONOR SUPPORT

Lead Patrons of the TSO’s 2017 Tour of Israel & Europe:

The Renette and David Berman Family Foundation
Rags & Indra Davloor

The tour is also made possible in part by the generous support* of the following individuals and corporations:

The Azrieli Foundation
Catherine Beck & Laurence Rubin
Samuel and Frances Belzberg Foundation
Canderel
Robert & Ann Corcoran
Stephen & Karen Diamond
Elliott & Wendy Eisen
Robert & Ellen Eisenberg
Olga Fershaloff
Galin Foundation
Ira Gluskin & Maxine Granovsky Gluskin
Goodmans LLP
Joyce Gutmann
H&R REIT
Kai-Lin Karin Hwang & Judson Lew
Shannon Hyland & Larry Andrews
The Dianne and Irving Kipnes Foundation
Jon Love
Jerry & Joan Lozinski

Cecile & Fred Metrick
Florence Minz
Bettie Moore
Jacqueline Moss
Marianne Oundjian
Peter Oundjian
Andrew Phillips
Richard & Karen Pilosof
In memory of Solomon & Malvina Pollack
Schwartz Reisman Foundation
Panni Relle
Wendy Sanford
Dorothy Shoichet
Saul & Thelma Shulman
Edward & Fran Sonshine
Maureen & Wayne Squibb
Tricon Capital Group Inc.
Luc & Pamela Vanneste
Harold & Carole Wolfe
Anonymous

*Gifts of $5,000 or more

Canada Council for the Performing Arts

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

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