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Monday, June 15th, 2009

TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival Is Not Cancelled

Toronto – Despite the ongoing city strike, the TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival will still be taking place at Nathan Phillips Square, starting on Friday June 26 and running to Sunday July 5.  The strike will not affect any of the Festival’s 350+ performances.

“The Festival is a self-contained event, run independently from the City. It is business as usual for the TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival and we are looking forward to kicking off summer for our 23rd consecutive year,” states Patrick Taylor, Executive Producer. “As the City’s largest music festival, we look forward to putting on another great event.”

For more information about the Festival visit www.torontojazz.com

Fourth Annual TORONTO SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL From July 21 to August 14. The Full Story is Here.

Koerner Hall Grand Opening Festival, September 25-October 17. The Grand Opening on the evening of Glenn Gould’s birthday, will feature the following artists: Royal Conservatory Orchestra with pianist Anton Kuerti, conducted by Jean-Philippe Tremblay. Special guests will include the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and vocal soloists Erin Wall, Wallis Giunta, Richard Margison, and Robert Pomakov.  The programme will include Spirits of the House, a world premiere by R. Murray Schafer, especially commissioned by Michael Koerner for this occasion, and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy

Koerner Hall will be an acoustically superb, 1135-seat venue, providing a unique audience experience for all genres of music. Every seat in the new Koerner Hall has a completely unobstructed view of the stage creating an intimate atmosphere at every performance.

View the complete concert schedule, ticket, subscription and venue information


SHOWTIME NEWS: Plan Your Listening

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Here is a selected list of links to Toronto’s finest Classical and New Music Venues that have posted to their 2008-09 Schedules, arranged by starting dates.

TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (SEPT.17) :: TORONTO PHILHARMONIA (SEPT.18) :: MOOREDALE CONCERTS (SEPT.21) :: TAFELMUSIK (SEPT 25) :: VIA SALZBURG (SEPT.25) :: ART OF TIME ENSEMBLE (OCT.2-3):: CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY (OCT.5) :: MUSIC TORONTO (OCT.16) :: SOUNDSTREAMS (OCT.18) :: AMICI ENSEMBLE (OCT.31 ) :: NEW MUSIC CONCERTS (NOV 1) :: OPERA ATELIER (NOV.8) :: ESPRIT ORCHESTRA (Nov. 23)