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September 17, 2018

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces Gustavo Gimeno as Next Music Director

New Chapter Ahead for One of North America's Foremost Symphony Orchestras

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Board Chair Catherine Beck and Chief Executive Officer Matthew Loden today announced that Spanish conductor Gustavo Gimeno will become the Orchestra’s 11th Music Director beginning in 2020/21, the Orchestra’s 99th season.

September 6, 2018

TSO and Sir Andrew Davis launch 2018/19 season with Symphonie Fantastique

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), led by Sir Andrew Davis—Interim Artistic Director—embarks on its 97th season on Thursday, September 20 at Roy Thomson Hall. The opening concert highlights the Orchestra through the music of Berlioz: the epic Symphonie Fantastique, and the lesser-known Fantasy on Shakespeare’s The Tempest, featuring the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Both works will be recorded live by Chandos Records for future release.

August 21, 2018

Emerging Arts Critics Programme Expands in the 2018/19 Season

From The National Ballet of Canada:

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada today announced the Emerging Arts Critics (EAC) programme will expand in the 2018/19 season to include the Canadian Opera Company (COC) joining as collaborators with The National Ballet of Canada and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO).

August 16, 2018

Single tickets now on sale for Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s 2018/19 season

As of today, individual tickets for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s 2018/19 performance season are available for purchase online at TSO.CA, by phone (416.593.1285), and in person at the TSO Patron Services Centre or the Roy Thomson Hall Box Office.

August 8, 2018

Emilie LeBel joins the TSO as Affiliate Composer

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) and Interim Artistic Director Sir Andrew Davis proudly announce that Canadian composer Emilie LeBel has been selected as the TSO’s new Affiliate Composer. Described as having a “deft compositional hand, unwilling to hurry ideas,” and a style that is “impressively subtle and sensuous,” Emilie LeBel specializes in concert-music composition focusing on textural landscapes, resonance, and variances in colour.

June 11, 2018

Jon Kimura Parker steps in for Jean‑Yves Thibaudet

It is with great regret that, due to unforeseen circumstances, Jean-Yves Thibaudet has cancelled his appearances with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) this week. He wishes his friends and colleagues the very best for the end of their season, with congratulations to Peter Oundjian for a remarkable tenure as TSO Music Director.

June 1, 2018

Chandos releases Vaughan Williams: Orchestral Works by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra & Peter Oundjian

New TSO recording released today as part of the month-long tribute to Peter Oundjian, celebrating 14 remarkable seasons as Music Director

May 23, 2018

Celebrating Peter Oundjian

June 2018 is a month-long tribute to Peter Oundjian, celebrating 14 remarkable seasons as Music Director, with stellar guest artists, powerful music, a free midday concert, and many emotions.

May 9, 2018

Simon Rivard named TSO Resident Conductor & TSYO Conductor

Earl Lee wins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Associate Conductor position

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is pleased to announce Simon Rivard as the TSO Resident Conductor & Conductor of the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra (TSYO) as of the 2018/19 season. Rivard was chosen in a nationwide search that culminated in a live audition with both the TSO and TSYO earlier this spring.

May 4, 2018

Star Wars: Film Concert Series to feature iconic scores performed live to film

Film Concert Series features composer John Williams’s complete scores from A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Force Awakens performed live to picture by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sarah Hicks and Steven Reineke

A New Hope:
January 23, 24, 25, 26, 2019, at 7:30pm

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