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The Globe and Mail on the TSO’s Turangalila recording

“Toronto Symphony Orchestra returns to the composition that put it on the global map”
February 13, 2024

Go behind the scenes of our Turangalîla recording with The Globe's Arts section cover feature: "The Toronto Symphony Orchestra was mid-rehearsal, and it was just two days before they were set to play their first of two concerts of the Turangalîla-Symphonie last May". Reporter Mira Miller embedded with us during the week, shadowing the process, and getting the inside scoop into what happens when an Orchestra makes a commercial recording. Hear musicians, production, Gustavo Gimeno and more as we pull back the curtains into one of our Centennial Season highlights.

“This piece is iconic, gigantic, demanding,” Gimeno said with enthusiasm in his private studio between rehearsals. “Demanding for us, but also for the collective and even for the ears, because there are lots of sounds. There are of course moments which are very soft and tender and intimate, and some other moments which represent infinite joy and sound almost superhuman.”

Read the full story on The Globe and Mail.