Play It by Ear!

Did you know that J.S. Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven regularly competed with other composers at the keyboard by improvising music based on themes suggested by the audience? Today, there’s no bigger name in improv than The Second City, which is why the TSO is joining forces with the hilarious comedy theatre to present Play It by Ear! This uniquely interactive concert demonstrates improvisatory technique in a delightfully funny way and includes performances of beloved orchestral works that were created through improv. Each show promises to be one of a kind!

Co-production with the National Arts Centre Orchestra

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Play It by Ear! February 23 2019 2PM

Did you know that J.S. Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven regularly competed with other composers at the keyboard by improvising music based on themes suggested by the audience? Today, there’s no bigger name in improv than The Second City, which is why the TSO is joining forces with the hilarious comedy theatre to present Play It by Ear! This uniquely interactive concert demonstrates improvisatory technique in a delightfully funny way and includes performances of beloved orchestral works that were created through improv. Each show promises to be one of a kind!

Co-production with the National Arts Centre Orchestra

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Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00pm

Performers

RBC Resident Conductor
Kevin Frank
host
The Second City

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Play It by Ear! February 23 2019 4PM

Did you know that J.S. Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven regularly competed with other composers at the keyboard by improvising music based on themes suggested by the audience? Today, there’s no bigger name in improv than The Second City, which is why the TSO is joining forces with the hilarious comedy theatre to present Play It by Ear! This uniquely interactive concert demonstrates improvisatory technique in a delightfully funny way and includes performances of beloved orchestral works that were created through improv. Each show promises to be one of a kind!

Co-production with the National Arts Centre Orchestra

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Order tickets today when you purchase a TSO subscription. This program appears in the following packages:

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 4:00pm

Performers

RBC Resident Conductor
Kevin Frank
host
The Second City

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

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