Please note that we have paused the filming of our TSO On Demand series in accordance with newly announced COVID-19 restrictions for performing-arts venues. We look forward to resuming our recording at Roy Thomson Hall, and sharing updated performance release dates with you, as soon as we are able to do so. Thank you for your interest—we appreciate your patience and understanding.
Year after year, season after season, the music of Vivaldi blooms in perennial splendour. “Full of passionate virtuosity yet finely nuanced in his playing,” (Toronto Star) Concertmaster Jonathan Crow performs as soloist and leads his TSO colleagues in Vivaldi’s timeless The Four Seasons. He also leads two dynamic works by living composers—“Coqueteos” from Gabriela Lena Frank’s melodic Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout and Sri Lankan–born Canadian composer Dinuk Wijeratne’s poetic, JUNO Award–winning “A letter from the After-life” from Two Pop Songs on Antique Poems.
This concert is 60–75 minutes in length and will feature approximately 20 musicians from the Orchestra. Learn more about the TSO On Demand series.
This recording is generously supported by Indra and Rags Davloor.
Stay tuned for new dates!
Gabriela Lena Frank: “Coqueteos” from Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout [4’]
Dinuk Wijeratne: “A letter from the After-life” from Two Pop Songs on Antique Poems [6’]
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons [45’]
Jonathan Crow, leader & violin
Introducing Gustavo Gimeno!
In 2020/21, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra welcomes its 11th Music Director. Critically acclaimed for his ability to elicit fresh and vibrant performances, Maestro Gimeno has conducted leading orchestras in Europe, North America, and Japan.
LEARN MORE ABOUT GUSTAVO