Sixteen year-old Eugene Zhang, Double Bass, 2019/20 Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, Receives Stingray Rising Stars Award
The Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra (TSYO) is proud to announce that Eugene Zhang, a 16-year-old double bass player is the recipient of the 2019/20 TSYO Stingray Rising Stars Award. Before learning about his award, Eugene was already working on a virtual performance with his fellow youth orchestra members to make up for the cancelled final performance of their season, scheduled for May 3.
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s 2019/20 concerts, which had been planned to go through to June 27, have been cancelled, with some programs being postponed to the 2020/21 season. Predictions from public health leaders indicate that the TSO must redirect its focus toward brighter days ahead.
Musicians Share Their Talents Digitally
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is moving forward with the assumption that its April performances will not be possible due to the COVID-19 crisis. It will defer making any decision about the remainder of the season until later in April to reflect the quickly evolving situation.
Toronto Symphony Orchestra Cancels Performances of Pictures at an Exhibition and EVENING EPIC Gala Fundraiser
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is cancelling performances of its upcoming Pictures at an Exhibition concert this weekend (March 13, 14 and 15) and its EVENING EPIC gala fundraiser (March 26) in response to the evolving COVID-19 situation.
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) will perform the Canadian Première of the soundtrack to the highly anticipated and groundbreaking video game FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE Orchestra World Tour on June 26 and 27, 2020. The multimedia experience will include high-definition video scenes created exclusively for this concert by SQUARE ENIX from the newly remastered version of the 1997 original game.
Surprise Free Concert by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra to Bring Some Sunshine to the February Blues
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) will perform a free, surprise concert for Torontonians to bring a bit of sunshine to the grey days of February. The community lunchtime concert will be on Wednesday, February 26 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm at Roy Thomson Hall. Tickets are required and can be booked online at no charge beginning today - February 20 at 10:00am at TSO.CA.
Gustavo Gimeno’s First Season Defined by Musical Contrasts, Ambitious Masterworks, and Top Talent
TSO Makes History With Looking at the Stars Performing Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at Correctional Institutions in Kingston and Warkworth
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) recently partnered with Looking at the Stars to bring 11 musicians into select correctional institutions across Ontario. On November 18, The TSO Chamber Soloists, curated and led by Concertmaster Jonathan Crow, performed Vivaldi’s Four Seasons for over 400 inmates from the Collins Bay and Warkworth Institutions.
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is rockin’ around Roy Thomson Hall, spreading joy through the sounds of the season. TSO RBC Resident Conductor Simon Rivard will make his full-concert Masterworks Series début conducting the Orchestra in All Tchaikovsky, featuring acclaimed teen violinist Daniel Lozakovich.
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) brings bold symphonic masterpieces to audiences this November. Interim Artistic Director Sir Andrew Davis returns to Toronto for the first time this season to lead Thaïs Grand Opera in Concert. This spectacle for the ears features Canadian soprano Erin Wall in the title role, and will be recorded live for release on Chandos Records.