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George Weston Recital Hall

Winter Warmth

George Weston Recital Hall

February 22, 2015

Presented by Orchestra Toronto

Featuring the Hebrides Overture by F. Mendelssohn, J. Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2 and guest artist Mike Murley playing a world premiere saxophone concerto by Peter Togni.

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Masters Meet Rising Stars

George Weston Recital Hall

February 28, 2015

Presented by Sinfonia Toronto

NURHAN ARMAN, Conductor KARINÉ POGHOSYAN Pianist “Extraordinary” New York pianist Kariné Poghosyan makes her Canadian debut and Toronto's young virtuosi share the stage with master musicians. HOVHANESS Piano Concerto 'Lousadzak'  * Toronto premiere * Various concertos to be performed by the STARS OF NORTH YORK MUSIC FESTIVAL Tickets: $49 adults; $39 seniors; $19 ...

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Kiwanis Music Festival Showcase

George Weston Recital Hall

March 6, 2015

ED BOLSBY SCHOOLS COMPETITION AND SENIOR BAND CHALLENGE This year's concert will feature 6 outstanding performances showcasing the amazing music happening in our schools as well as 3 Senior Bands vying to win the senior band challenge! The Toronto Music Festival was founded in 1944 by Col. George W. Peacock of the Salvation Army and a member of the Kiwanis Club of Toronto. He was so impressed with a festival that ...

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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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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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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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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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