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Volume 25 Issue 4 - December 2019 / January 2020

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  • December
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Welcome to our December/January issue as we turn the annual calendar page, halfway through our season for the 25th time, juggling as always, secular stuff, the spirit of the season, new year resolve and winter journeys! Why is Mozart's Handel's Messiah's trumpet a trombone? Why when Laurie Anderson offers to fly you to the moon you should take her up on the invitation. Why messing with Winterreisse can (sometimes) be a very good thing! And a bumper crop of record reviews for your reading (and sometimes listening) pleasure. Available in flipthrough here right now, and on stands commencing Thursday Nov 28. See you on the other side!

TS Toronto Symphony

TS Toronto Symphony Orchestra MESSIAH Alexander Shelley, conductor Jane Archibald, soprano Emily D’Angelo, mezzo-soprano Isaiah Bell, tenor Russell Braun, baritone Toronto Mendelssohn Choir DEC – 17, 18, 20–22 The greatest story ever told. The most majestic music ever conceived. Experience the inspiring and celebratory message of faith—Handel’s masterwork in Mozart’s colourful orchestration. Join us for Toronto’s favourite holiday musical tradition. Feel the transcendent glory of “Hallelujah”! Order today! Tickets are limited. 416.593.1285 TSO.CA SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR

JAN – 15,16,17 & 18 MOZART REQUIEM Sir Andrew Davis leads the Orchestra, the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, and a brilliant cast of vocalists in Mozart’s choral masterpiece. JAN – 22, 23 & 26 MOZART 40 Plus Jean-Efflam Bavouzet plays the “Jeunehomme” Piano Concerto. BEETHOVEN 7 Sir Andrew Davis, conductor Seong-Jin Cho, piano Beethoven: King Stephen Overture Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 JAN – 8, 9 & 11 DVOŘÁK & MENDELSSOHN Aziz Shokhakimov, conductor Joseph Johnson, cello Smetana: “The Moldau” from Má vlast Dvořák: Cello Concerto Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 “Scottish” JAN 30 & FEB 1 Reserve your seats today! 416.593.1285 TSO.CA SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR

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