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Toronto Northern Lights Takes Flight

George Weston Recital Hall

March 28, 2015

Toronto Northern Lights Chorus is pleased to present our 2015 annual spring show TNL Takes Flight. The 2013 Barbershop Harmony Society international chorus champions Toronto Northern Lights chorus will be presenting their 2015 annual spring show featuring Countermeasure. Please join us on Saturday March 28th for an exciting show. You can choose to attend either our matinee performance starting at 2:00PM or our ...

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Romeo & Juliet

George Weston Recital Hall

From April 9, 2015 - May 12, 2015

Presented by Classical Theatre Project

More than 150,000 people have seen CTP’s production of Romeo & Juliet in more than 60 cities across North America. This Dora-nominated production stars wandering Elizabethan players as they transform an open-air market into a playing space with a chalk circle and the audience’s imagination. Featuring a full musical score created live on stage, this vivid production captures the youthful passion and ...

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Olé Flamenco

George Weston Recital Hall

April 12, 2015

Presented by Orchestra Toronto

The return of our light classics concert featuring M. De Falla’s Three Cornered Hat, Capriccio Espagnol by N. Rimsky-KorsakovA selection of flamenco folk songs with guest artists Jorge Miguel, guitar and Lisa La Mantia, Dancer

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Macbeth

George Weston Recital Hall

From April 15, 2015 - April 30, 2015

Presented by Classical Theatre Project

In this brand new production, director Charles Roy examines Macbeth through the lens of modern military regimes. In Macbeth, so much is left unsaid. Is Lady Macbeth evil? Are Macbeth’s visions real (engineered by the witches) or is he hallucinating? Each director that tackles Macbeth must make these decisions, and make them clear to the audience through staging. Our ensemble cast has worked together to create a ...

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Korean Canadian Symphony Orchestra

George Weston Recital Hall

April 16, 2015

Korean Canadian Symphony Orchestra and Ensemble Jeng Yi performs Le Tombeau de Couperin, Charles Hong's Chun Ji In Suite, Nori from Park BumHoon's ShinMoDeum concerto for samulnori and orchestra and Mendelssohn's symphony no. 3 'Scottish'.

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Miapalooza

George Weston Recital Hall

April 18, 2015

Presented by Centennial College

MIAPALOOZA showcases the student ensembles of Centennial College's Music Industry Arts & Performance (MIAP) program. You'll hear everything from hip-hop, soul, rock, heavy metal, to acoustic pop. Come celebrate the end of a fantastic school year with us!

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Hamlet

George Weston Recital Hall

From April 20, 2015 - April 22, 2015

Presented by Classical Theatre Project

Shaw Festival Alumnus Jonathan Widdifield returns to play the lead in what is arguably the greatest piece of drama in the Western canon. In this film noir-inspired production, Hamlet explores the depths of human nature, following characters propelled inexorably to tragic ends. When adapting the play at CTP, we like to remember that Hamlet doesn’t have to be a prince. At heart, he is simply a young man who has lost ...

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Macbeth

George Weston Recital Hall

April 24, 2015

Presented by Classical Theatre Project

In this brand new production, director Charles Roy examines Macbeth through the lens of modern military regimes. CTP’s ensemble cast has worked together to create a production that is true to Shakespeare’s intent, true to their characters, and true to our modern times. Though Macbeth was written over 400 years ago, it still asks the relevant – and dangerous – question: is anyone that desires ultimate power ...

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Taiwan Music Festival

George Weston Recital Hall

April 26, 2015

The Toronto Taiwanese Chamber Orchestra was established in October, 1999 with members from diverse races and backgrounds.  It provides an environment for young, talented, musical enthusiasts to learn from each other. Their performances encourage younger Taiwanese generations to experience and appreciate the elegance and beauty of Taiwanese music. Taiwanese melodies not only inspire Taiwanese Canadians but ...

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Twelfth Night

George Weston Recital Hall

From April 28, 2015 - May 7, 2015

Presented by Classical Theatre Project

Musical, interactive and uproariously funny, director Will O’Hare’s inventive vaudevillian take on Twelfth Night premiered in 2009 and has become one of CTP’s most beloved productions. Five actors undertake eleven roles, astounding audiences with genuine theatre magic. Twelfth Night remains a relevant commentary on the illusions – and delusions – of love. Shakespeare used mistaken identity, love triangles ...

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Baroque Misbehaving

George Weston Recital Hall

April 28, 2015

Presented by Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

Aisslinn Nosky, Violinist and Guest Director “…she has chops that Eric Clapton would wish for on a good day.” – Boston Musical Intelligencer An orchestral romp directed by our very own Aisslinn Nosky.  Misdemeanours abound with music from Purcell's murder- and mayhem-filled Abdelazer, a Telemann homage to rowdy students, and Charpentier's incidental music for Circe – a goddess who turned lovers into ...

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Romeo & Juliet

George Weston Recital Hall

April 30, 2015

Presented by Classical Theatre Project

Don’t miss Classical Theatre Project’s one-night-only performance of Romeo & Juliet in one of the best acoustic venues in the country - the George Weston Recital Hall at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. More than 150,000 people have seen CTP’s production of Romeo & Juliet in more than 60 cities across North America. This Dora-nominated production stars wandering Elizabethan players as they transform an ...

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Two Stars, Three Centuries

George Weston Recital Hall

May 2, 2015

Presented by Sinfonia Toronto

ILYA POLEATEV Pianist  XIAOHAN GUO Violinist  Multiply the excitement! Two outstanding artists plus extreme eclectic beauty. SCHUBERT German Dances  CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 2   ALICE HO Mira for violin and orchestra  PROKOFIEV Visions Fugitive Op. 22 Tickets: $49 adults; $39 seniors; $19 students www.sinfoniatoronto.com  

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Sounds of Splendour

George Weston Recital Hall

May 3, 2015

Presented by Toronto Children's Chorus

Celebrate the joys and sounds of Spring with all choirs of the Toronto Children’s Chorus!  Bob Chilcott’s Little Jazz Mass and works by John Rutter, Aaron Copland and Allister MacGillivray will be featured. 

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J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation

George Weston Recital Hall

May 12, 2015

Presented by Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

Directed by Jeanne Lamon Conceived, scripted, and programmed by Alison Mackay Stage Direction by Marshall Pynkoski Production Design by Glenn Davidson Projection Design by Raha Javanfar Narrated by Richard Greenblatt Who are the baroque artisans – the papermakers, violin carvers, and string spinners – who helped J.S. Bach realize his genius?  Join us for the world premiere of Alison Mackay's latest ...

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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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Con Brio!

George Weston Recital Hall

May 31, 2015

Presented by Orchestra Toronto

Featuring J. Estacio’s Brio Tocatta and Fantasy for Orchestra, G. Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 and Guest artist Winona Zelenka playing E. Elgar’s Cello Concerto.

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All American

George Weston Recital Hall

June 7, 2015

Presented by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

This sparkling programme of American classics features Gershwin’s bustling, bluesy portrait of Paris’s street life—complete with taxi horns! The acclaimed solo team of Laredo and Robinson gives the first Canadian performances of André Previn’s attractive Double Concerto. Peter Oundjian, conductor Jaime Laredo, violin Sharon Robinson, cello Tickets on sale Aug. 7, 2014 

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Resa's Pieces Concert Band

George Weston Recital Hall

June 16, 2015

16th Gala Performance conducted by Resa Kochberg. This lively community band of over fifty members promises a night of recognizable tunes that are sure to engage audiences in an evening of FUN!  From rock and roll to classical music, jazz standards to marches, audiences will be clapping, cheering and singing along with this energetic band. Audience participation is a hallmark of the evening! Also ...

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