Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation
To commemorate Remembrance Day, the TSO presents Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation, a soul-searching work by Canadian composer Jeffrey Ryan and Suzanne Steele, Canada’s war poet in Afghanistan. The concert, directed by Canadian conductor Tania Miller, includes readings from famous war-related poems, and a warm-hearted selection by English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, featuring TSO Concertmaster Jonathan Crow. (Pictured: Measha Brueggergosman, soprano)
This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada. Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada.
Concert running time is approximately two hours including a 20-minute intermission. Performance contains some graphic language.
Download the program for this concert.
Important transit information:
- Due to fare gate construction, St. Andrew Station will be closed from 10pm on Nov 10 until 6am on Nov 13.
- During this weekend closure, subway trains will not stop at the station. Patrons may exit the subway system at Osgoode or Union Stations.
- In addition, there will be no subway service between St. Clair and Lawrence Stations on Nov 11 and 12. Shuttle buses will operate between these stations during the closure.
- Saturday's performance will begin promptly at 8pm. Latecomers will not be admitted until after intermission. Please allow extra time to reach Roy Thomson Hall if travelling by subway.