October concerts include Mahler Symphony 5, Dvořák New World Symphony, and Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.