AGO Live: Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Sep 25, 2020
Oct 2, 9 & 16, 2020
Nov 20, 2020
Jan 29, 2021

2:00–4:00pm

Art Gallery of Ontario
317 Dundas St. W., Toronto

Beginning Friday, September 25, AGO Live hosts artists from some of Canada’s biggest arts organizations, including the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, The National Ballet of Canada, Soundstreams, and the Canadian Opera Company, in person and online, each week. Free with admission, these socially distanced performances will happen in the Gallery every Friday from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. The series kicked off on September 25 with musical performances by members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in Walker Court and in Galleria Italia.

These performances can only be attended by booking a timed-entry ticket for AGO admission. Space is limited and social distancing measures are in place.

Performers & Programs

Fri, Nov 20, 2020
Theresa Rudolph, viola
John Rudolph, percussion

Program to be announced.

Past Performances

Fri, Sep 25, 2020
Jonathan Crow, violin
Joseph Johnson, cello

Works by Bach, Glière, Kodály, Mozart, and Hong

Fri, Oct 2, 2020
Ashley Vandiver, viola
Alastair Eng, cello

Schubert: Sonata in A Minor for Arpeggione and Piano, D.821 – Mvt. I
Puccini: “O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi
Puccini: Musetta’s Waltz (“Quando me’n vo’”) from La bohème
Mozart: “Voi che sapete” from Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492
Bizet: “Séguidille” from Carmen
Beethoven: Duo for Viola and Cello in E-flat Major “Eyeglass Duo”

All works except Beethoven arranged for viola and cello by Ashley Vandiver and Alastair Eng.

Fri, Oct 9, 2020
Charles Settle, percussion
Joseph Kelly, percussion

Steve Reich: Clapping Music
Elliot Cole: Flowerpot Music No. 1
Joseph Kelly: turn
Thomas Kotcheff: 5ERVO
Joseph Kelly: epilogue

Fri, Oct 16, 2020
Bridget Hunt, violin
Angelique Toews, violin

Vivaldi/arr. Hunt: Spring from The Four Seasons
Bartók: Three Violin Duos
J.S. Bach/arr. Forbes: Andante from Violin Sonata No. 2
J.S. Bach/arr. Forbes: Minuet from Violin Partita No. 3
J.S. Bach/arr. Forbes: Two Part Invention for Piano
J.S. Bach/arr. Forbes: Badinerie from Flute Suite No. 2
J.S. Bach/arr. Forbes: Fugue from Violin Sonata No. 1
Humperdinck/arr. Toews: Children’s Prayer from Hansel & Gretel

Please check back for updated performance information. Artists and programs subject to change without notice.

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