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George Weston Recital Hall

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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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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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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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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