Toronto Symphony Orchestra illuminates Luminato
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra have once again outdone themselves when it comes to their 2014 Luminato agenda. Two big events that fans can count on this year really promise to deliver, check out these must see performances.
TSO Goes Late Night: Shostakovich Symphony No. 5
Music Director Peter Oundjian and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra invite you to stay up late and be dazzled by Shostakovich’s mighty “Symphony No. 5.”
Sharing the bill is an equally bold pioneer, American composer Mason Bates.
The TSO will be among the first to present his “Garages of the Valley,” an all-acoustic celebration of Silicon Valley visionaries.
After the performance, mingle with TSO musicians at a party in the Roy Thomson Hall lobby, featuring live music by local musicians.
Strings are the Thing with Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita
For the third consecutive year, the Luminato Festival wraps in grand style with a free outdoor concert from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Peter Oundjian.
This year, in anticipation of Toronto’s 2015 hosting of the PanAm/Parapan Am Games, the orchestra is shaping a musical travelogue, touring the Western Hemisphere from north to south.
This melodic salute, as vivid as it is varied, includes compositions by John Weinzwieg (Canada), John Williams (USA), Ernesto Lecuona (Cuba), Villa Lobos (Brazil) and Alberto Ginastera (Argentina).