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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Toronto Symphony Orchestra 2011-2012 : September 2011 Listings

All concerts are performed at Roy Thomson Hall unless otherwise indicated.


Christopher Plummer & the TSO

Thu, September 22 at 7:30pm

Sat, September 24 at 7:30pm

Peter Oundjian, conductor

Christopher Plummer, narrator

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

Toronto Children's Chorus


Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

Larysa Kuzmenko: Behold the Night for Children's Chorus and Orchestra (TSO Commission/World Première)

Walton: Music for the film Henry V

Legendary actor Christopher Plummer gives the season a stirring launch, commanding the stage of Roy Thomson Hall as he brings Shakespeare's warrior king vibrantly to life. The Shakespearean theme continues with Tchaikovsky's riveting evocation of the tragic romance between the "star-crossed lovers" of old Verona, and the world première of Larysa Kuzmenko's piece for children's chorus and orchestra, with text from A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Tickets: $49-$179

Call TSO’s ticket line at 416.593.4828 Chinese hotline: 416.593.0688 Online Tickets at tso.ca

Emanuel Ax Plays Brahms

Thu, September 29 at 8:00pm

Sat, October 1 at 8:00pm
Sun, October 2 at 3:00pm*

Peter Oundjian, conductor

Emanuel Ax, piano


Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1

Brahms: Symphony No. 1

Master pianist Emanuel Ax channels all the bold spirit of the youthful Brahms's majestic concerto. This robust all-Brahms programme concludes with Symphony No. 1, which takes you on a heartening emotional journey from turmoil to triumph.

Tickets: $35-$145

Call TSO’s ticket line at 416.593.4828 Chinese hotline: 416.593.0688 Online Tickets at tso.ca

*October 2 at George Weston Recital Hall. For tickets, visit tso.ca or call Ticketmaster at 416.872.1111


Peter & the Symphony: Brahms Symphony No.1

Fri, September 30 at 7:30pm

Peter Oundjian, conductor

Brahms: Symphony No. 1

Peter Oundjian takes you right inside Brahms mighty Symphony No. 1. First he discusses its history, style, and contents, illustrated with musical examples played live by the orchestra. He then conducts a complete performance of the symphony. You'll never think of this great music the same way again!

Tickets: $23-$76

Call TSO’s ticket line at 416.593.4828 Chinese hotline: 416.593.0688 Online Tickets at tso.ca

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