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Volume 25 Issue 3 - November 2019

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  • November
On the slim chance you might not have already heard the news, Estonian Canadian composing giant Udo Kasemets was born the same year that Leo Thermin invented the theremin --1919. Which means this is the centenary year for both of them, and both are being celebrated in style, as Andrew Timar and MJ Buell respectively explain. And that's just a taste of a bustling November, with enough coverage of music of both the delectably substantial and delightfully silly on hand to satisfy one and all.

TS Toronto Symphony

TS Toronto Symphony Orchestra VIVALDI’S FOUR SEASONS NOV – 16, 17, 20 & 21 Jonathan Crow, leader & violin Hear Concertmaster Jonathan Crow lead the Orchestra in one of classical music’s most iconic pieces. NOV – 22 & 23 AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Leonard Slatkin, conductor Jon Kimura Parker, piano Experience Gershwin’s jazzy musical postcard, Samuel Barber’s Piano Concerto, and Bernstein’s overture to Candide in this all-American program. ALL TCHAIKOVSKY Simon Rivard, TSO RBC Resident Conductor Daniel Lozakovich, violin Our annual tribute to Russia’s greatest composer includes the resounding 1812 Overture, rarely performed “Winter Dreams” Symphony, and romantic Violin Concerto with a rising teenage superstar. NOV – 27, 28 & 30 DEC –1 SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR Reserve your seats today! 416.593.1285 TSO.CA

2019/20 Season O COME, SHEPHERDS Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra with Vesuvius Ensemble Special guest: Tommaso Sollazzo, zampogna The joy of the holiday season shines with the pastoral warmth of the Italian countryside. Dec 4–8, 2019 Jeanne Lamon Hall Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre Dec 10, 2019 George Weston Recital Hall Meridian Arts Centre (formerly Toronto Centre for the Arts) Flock, detail, Krzysztof Browko tafelmusik.org THIS MONTH LOTTI REVEALED Directed by Ivars Taurins Choral works by Lotti, Bach, Handel & Zelenka. Nov 14–17, 2019 Jeanne Lamon Hall UPCOMING HANDEL MESSIAH Dec 17–20, 2019 Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre TICKETS FROM PRICES SUBJECT TO DEMAND–BOOK EARLY!

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