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2021/22 Season Announcement

The long-awaited reunion between the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and its patrons is scheduled for November 10, 2021, with 30 dynamic programs running through June of 2022. The return to live performances will be defined by the leadership of Music Director Gustavo Gimeno, who will mark his first complete season on the podium, conducting 11 subscription programs.

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Leadership Notes
TSO CEO Matthew Loden is pictured on stage at a TSO performance, speaking into a microphone.

One Year On: A Reflection from CEO Matthew Loden

12 months after the TSO’s last performance at Roy Thomson Hall, CEO Matthew Loden reflects on this year like no other—and shares where the Orchestra is heading.

Musicians' Corner
TSO Viola Ashley Vandiver on stage with the TSO

Working Toward Gender Equality in Orchestras: TSO Viola Ashley Vandiver

Gender inequality still exists in the orchestral world, much like other sectors. On International Women’s Day, TSO Viola Ashley Vandiver offers a personal perspective.

Virtual Performances
Yannick Bisson, who plays Inspector William Murdoch; the cast of Frankie Drake Mysteries; and TSO Associate Principal Clarinet Eric Abramovitz

On Set with Murdoch Mysteries & Frankie Drake Mysteries

How is being on stage in the concert hall different than performing on the set of a TV show?

Associate Principal Clarinet Eric Abramovitz takes us behind the scenes of two special musical episodes filmed for Murdoch Mysteries and Frankie Drake Mysteries.

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Two TSO long-time subscribers, Lorraine Kaake and Sylvia McPhee.

A Patron’s 100th Birthday & a Concert Milestone—A Celebration of Superfan Status!

The TSO is approaching its 100th season, and some of our most long-standing subscribers are approaching significant milestones, too. 

Meet two of our patrons who have journeyed alongside the TSO over the decades.

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A painting by Marco Ricci (1676–1730), who is said to have inspired Vivaldi.

The Hidden Treasures in Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons Score

Did you know that Vivaldi was inspired to write The Four Seasons by a series of paintings, and wrote poetry into the score? We delve into the details hidden in the composer’s manuscript.

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RBC Affiliate Composer Emilie LeBel, who has shoulder-length brown hair, is shown standing in front of a tree, with a pink flower in the foreground.

The Great Outdoors: The Connection between Beethoven and Canadian Composer Emilie LeBel

How does nature inspire music? We talk to RBC Affiliate Composer Emilie LeBel, whose vivid piece Haareis auf Morschem Holz (hair ice on rotten wood) is featured alongside Beethoven’s Septet on TSO On Demand.

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Three headshots showing TSO Musicians Joseph Johnson and Rémi Pelletier and RBC Affiliate Composer Emilie LeBel.

Listen: Capturing Beethoven Septet in Unprecedented Times

Our TSO musicians are creating music in ways they've never had to before. Hear what went into capturing TSO On Demand: Beethoven Septet from Princpal Cello Joseph Johnson, Associate Principal Viola Rémi Pelletier, and RBC Affiliate Composer Emilie LeBel.

 

 

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Play Along with Jonathan Crow—Winners Announced!

Toronto Summer Music (TSM) and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) thank and applaud everyone who joined our Play Along with Jonathan Crow challenge. More than 70 performances were shared with us via social media and email, and it was an absolute pleasure seeing so many talented musicians play along with us.

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