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George Weston Recital Hall

Joel Grey: Up Close and Personal

George Weston Recital Hall

From September 13, 2014 - September 15, 2014

Presented by Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company

This once-in-a-lifetime event, specifically created for the Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company, will feature and up close and personal look into the life and work of the Tony and Academy Award winning actor, Joel Grey. Joel will reminisce and perform songs from over his 50 years in show business including his roles in Chicago, George M, Anything Goes, Wickedand most noteably the Master of Ceremonies ...

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New Israel Fund of Canada Symposium

George Weston Recital Hall

September 14, 2014

Will Israelis emerge from this crisis recommitted to an open, tolerant, and shared society? Join the foremost experts on the issues gripping Israeli society today. Featuring: Ari Shavit is a leading Israeli columnist and writer. With the recent publication of his internationally acclaimed book My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel, he has become one of the most talked about and influential ...

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Arabian Nights

George Weston Recital Hall

September 21, 2014

Presented by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Rimsky Korsakov’s evocation of the Arabian Nightslegends leads you on an expedition to far-away places filled with exciting, exotic adventures. The thrilling crescendo of Boléro sets the heart racing like no other piece of music. Peter Oundjian, conductor Jonathan Crow, violin Tickets on sale Aug.7, 2014

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Season Launch Open House 2014-15

George Weston Recital Hall

September 28, 2014

Presented by Toronto Centre for the Arts

The Toronto Centre for the Arts invites you to its 2014/2015 (and Fourth Annual!) Season Launch Open House – FREE OF CHARGE!!!  This is a great opportunity to meet us and our amazing clients at booths in the lobby, see some fantastic performances, see parts of the TCA you’ve never seen before, and WIN PRIZES!!!  You’ll love this fun-filled, family-oriented day! Enjoy FREE performances in the George ...

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The Canals of Venice

George Weston Recital Hall

October 14, 2014

Presented by Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

Davide Monti, Violinist and Guest Director Alessandro Bressanello, Narrator “… a virtuoso instrumentalist of the highest level.” – La Naçion Buenos Aires A singing gondolier, played by Italian commedia dell'arte actor Alessandro Bressanello, leads this journey through Venice's canals and glittering palazzi.  Featuring concertos by Albinoni, Marcello – and of course, Vivaldi.

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A Night Of Comedy With Hamid Mahisefat

George Weston Recital Hall

October 17, 2014

Presented by Laperese Entertainment

Hamid Mahisefat, known as the Iranian Mr. Bean, is a stand up comedy artist whom is winner of Golden Smile Medal. His main goal is to make people smile. Visit the: Facebook Event Page  and Our Company Facebook Page  

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Canadian Carnival

George Weston Recital Hall

October 19, 2014

Presented by Orchestra Toronto

Featuring the Canadian Carnival Overture by B. BrittenPictures at an Exhibition by M. Mussorgsky arr. By M. RavelAnd Beethoven’s Emporer Piano Concerto with guest artist Francine Kay

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Tchaikovsky

George Weston Recital Hall

October 25, 2014

Presented by Sinfonia Toronto

NURHAN ARMAN, Conductor IRMINA TRYNKOS Violinist A brilliant violinist jets in from London and the orchestra soars to Russia in a dramatic Tchaikovsky masterpiece. BORENSTEIN Poem  * North American premiere * WAGHALTER Notturno Op. 4  * North American premiere * SARASATE Gypsy Airs Zigeunerweisen TCHAIKOVSKY Sinfonia in E flat minor op. 30  Tickets: $49 adult; $39 seniors; $19 students ...

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Fabrik

George Weston Recital Hall

From November 5, 2014 - November 16, 2014

Presented by Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company

Fabrik is based on the harrowing true story of Moritz Rabinowitz who fled to Norway as a child during the Jewish exodus from pogrom-plagued Poland. We meet this quirky character at the end of World War I. A husband and father who has risen from poverty, he becomes one of Norway's leading men's clothing manufacturers and an outspoken and courageous denouncer of the rising tide of anti-Semitism. This play is ...

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North York Remembrance Day Service

George Weston Recital Hall

November 11, 2014

November 11 is a time for all Toronto residents to honour, celebrate and remember those who fought for Canada. Ceremonies happen at civic centres across Toronto. For more information, go to www.toronto.ca/lestweforget. Arrive early to ensure you have a seat.

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The Snowman

George Weston Recital Hall

December 7, 2014

Presented by Orchestra Toronto

Featuring the world premiere of A Hockey Cantata by Dean BurryThe Snowman by Howard Blake including the video animationChanukah Songs with guest artists the Bach Children’s Chorusthe Arlid Plau Concerto for Tuba and Strings featuring our 2014 Concerto Competition Winner Jarrett McCourt

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Stephen Schwartz: From Godspell to Wicked

George Weston Recital Hall

May 26, 2015

Presented by Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company

A Musical concert celebrating one of Broadway's hottest composers and lyricists. Stephen Schwartz's music includes Godspell, The Baker's Wife, Working, Children of Eden and Wicked, as well as Disney's Enchanted and the animated features Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and The Prince of Egypt. This incredible evening will feature some of the best musical ...

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