Holst The Planets

Fasten your seat belts and blast off to the stars as TSO Conductor Emeritus Peter Oundjian leads Holst’s sonic, celestial showpiece, which vividly portrays each planet’s astrological persona—from menacing Mars to jolly Jupiter and beyond. Legendary violinist Joseph Joachim called Mendelssohn’s concerto “the heart’s jewel,” and 25-year-old Canadian sensation Timothy Chooi will draw out every ounce of its radiant warmth and soaring beauty. The Toronto Children’s Chorus conjures up a world of fairy-tale magic in music inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

This concert is available in the Wednesday 1, Thursday 1, and Saturday 3 subscription series.

Concert Dates

Holst The Planets October 7 8pm

Fasten your seat belts and blast off to the stars as TSO Conductor Emeritus Peter Oundjian leads Holst’s sonic, celestial showpiece, which vividly portrays each planet’s astrological persona—from menacing Mars to jolly Jupiter and beyond. Legendary violinist Joseph Joachim called Mendelssohn’s concerto “the heart’s jewel,” and 25-year-old Canadian sensation Timothy Chooi will draw out every ounce of its radiant warmth and soaring beauty. The Toronto Children’s Chorus conjures up a world of fairy-tale magic in music inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

This concert is available in the Wednesday 1, Thursday 1, and Saturday 3 subscription series.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 8:00pm

Program

Larysa Kuzmenko: Behold the Night for Children’s Chorus and Orchestra (TSO Commission)
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Holst: The Planets

Performers

Timothy Chooi
violin
Toronto Children's Chorus

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Holst The Planets October 8 8pm

Fasten your seat belts and blast off to the stars as TSO Conductor Emeritus Peter Oundjian leads Holst’s sonic, celestial showpiece, which vividly portrays each planet’s astrological persona—from menacing Mars to jolly Jupiter and beyond. Legendary violinist Joseph Joachim called Mendelssohn’s concerto “the heart’s jewel,” and 25-year-old Canadian sensation Timothy Chooi will draw out every ounce of its radiant warmth and soaring beauty. The Toronto Children’s Chorus conjures up a world of fairy-tale magic in music inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

This concert is available in the Wednesday 1, Thursday 1, and Saturday 3 subscription series.

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 8:00pm

Program

Larysa Kuzmenko: Behold the Night for Children’s Chorus and Orchestra (TSO Commission)
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Holst: The Planets

Performers

Timothy Chooi
violin
Toronto Children's Chorus

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Holst The Planets October 10 8pm

Fasten your seat belts and blast off to the stars as TSO Conductor Emeritus Peter Oundjian leads Holst’s sonic, celestial showpiece, which vividly portrays each planet’s astrological persona—from menacing Mars to jolly Jupiter and beyond. Legendary violinist Joseph Joachim called Mendelssohn’s concerto “the heart’s jewel,” and 25-year-old Canadian sensation Timothy Chooi will draw out every ounce of its radiant warmth and soaring beauty. The Toronto Children’s Chorus conjures up a world of fairy-tale magic in music inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

This concert is available in the Wednesday 1, Thursday 1, and Saturday 3 subscription series.

Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 8:00pm

Program

Larysa Kuzmenko: Behold the Night for Children’s Chorus and Orchestra (TSO Commission)
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Holst: The Planets

Performers

Timothy Chooi
violin
Toronto Children's Chorus

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

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