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September 12, 2017

Toronto Symphony Orchestra welcomes eight new members; RBC Resident Conductor & TSYO Conductor Earl Lee to also act as TSYO Artistic Director

As the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) opens its 96th season on September 19 at Roy Thomson Hall, eight new musicians join the ensemble: Kelly Zimba, Principal Flute; Charles Settle, Principal Percussion; Michael Chiarello, Associate Principal Double Bass; Miles Jaques, Bass Clarinet; Alastair Eng, Cello; Douglas Kwon, Violin; Clare Semes, Violin; and Nicholas Hartman, Horn.

August 30, 2017

TSO opening concert for 2017/18 showcases Canadian talent, with violinist James Ehnes and music by award-winning composer Mychael Danna

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), led by Music Director Peter Oundjian, opens its 96th season on Tuesday, September 19 at Roy Thomson Hall. The performance, part of Canada Mosaic (a Canada 150 Signature Project) is anchored by the World Première of Life of Pi—a new orchestral suite by Canadian composer Mychael Danna.

July 20, 2017

Single tickets now on sale for Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s 2017/18 season

As of today, individual tickets for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s 2017/18 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.

May 31, 2017

Sir Andrew Davis to provide interim artistic leadership during TSO Music Director search

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) announces today that Sir Andrew Davis will act as Interim Artistic Director for two seasons following the conclusion of Peter Oundjian’s 14-year tenure as Music Director at the end of the 2017/18 season. Maestro Davis will provide artistic leadership through to the middle of 2020, when the TSO anticipates that a new permanent Music Director will be in place.

May 31, 2017

Peter Oundjian named Conductor Emeritus of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

The TSO has launched a microsite celebrating Peter Oundjian’s tenure at the TSO. Visit to see several highlights from his 14 years on the podium.

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is pleased to announce that Peter Oundjian will be honoured with the title of Conductor Emeritus when he completes his tenure as Music Director of the TSO at the end of the 2017/18 season.

April 25, 2017

Canadian multi-platinum singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen makes TSO début on June 17

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is delighted to welcome Canadian multi-platinum, Grammy- and JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen for a single, not-to-be-missed performance of her music accompanied by the TSO at Roy Thomson Hall on Saturday, June 17 at 7:30pm. Tickets go on sale today.

April 12, 2017

May 2017 at the TSO

TSO embarks on Tour of Israel & Europe
Here at home, the Orchestra plays magnificent works including Beethoven’s Symphony 7 and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade

March 15, 2017

April 2017 at the TSO

From Beethoven and Brahms to Mahler, Mendelssohn, and Mozart, the month of April at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) brings a myriad of masterworks. Prominent guest conductors Andrey Boreyko, Robert Trevino, and Thomas Dausgaard take turns leading the Orchestra. Guest soloists include pianists Lucas Debargue and Luca Buratto, and Canadian violinist Karen Gomyo.

February 7, 2017

March 2017 at the TSO

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) proudly presents its 13th annual New Creations Festival, March 4–11, 2017. Bold, experimental, and cutting edge, this year’s Festival is curated by Polaris Music Prize–winner Owen Pallett, a renowned Canadian composer, violinist, keyboardist, and vocalist.

January 25, 2017

The TSO unveils 2017/18 programming and celebrates Peter Oundjian’s final season

“Being Music Director of the TSO will always be the most incredible highlight and privilege of my life.” —Peter Oundjian


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