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Conductor/referee Alain Trudel prepares to drop the puck for faceoff on stage at Roy Thomson Hall

Grades K-4

The Hockey Sweater
Tue, Jan 31–Thu, Feb 2, 2023 Roy Thomson Hall

The iconic Canadian story The Hockey Sweater is brought to life through the music of Abigail Richardson-Schulte in this TSO co-commissioned work. Enjoy a charming winter tale, narrated by author Roch Carrier, that will appeal to all budding hockey fans.

This concert lasts approximately 55 minutes with no intermission.

To get the most out of this School Concert, please use our study guide and listen to our podcast, and take a shot at winning the grand prize in our Hockey Sweater Playoffs contest. (You always miss 100% of the contests you don’t enter.)

Book Your School Group

How to Book

$9 per seat (incl. HST)

To reserve your spot, please fill out our online booking form.


Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Roy Thomson Hall at 10:30am

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Roy Thomson Hall at 12:30pm

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Roy Thomson Hall at 10:30am

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Roy Thomson Hall at 10:30am

Program to Include:

Claman/arr. Cable

Hockey Night in Canada


William Tell Overture (Finale)


“Flight of the Bumblebee”


Clarinet Concerto No. 2, Mvt. III

Guenther/Senfter/Whittaker/arr. Ford

Kernkraft 400

Abigail Richardson-Schulte

The Hockey Sweater


Trevor Wilson

RBC Resident Conductor
Author Roch Carrier holds up a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey

Roch Carrier

Composer and host Abigail Richardson-Schulte

Abigail Richardson-Schulte