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THE SCOOP | London Calling — 2016 Toronto Summer Music Festival Lineup Released

By Michael Vincent on April 12, 2016

Toronto Summer Music Festival brings Pianist Christopher O'Riley to Koerner Hall on August 2.
Toronto Summer Music Festival brings Pianist Christopher O’Riley to Koerner Hall on August 2.

In keeping with tradition, the 2016 Toronto Summer Music Festival has announced this year’s 24-day classical music festival around a theme. Between July 14 to August 7, 2016, the festival will explore a rich portrait of the vast musical traditions of Great Britain, and will feature British master composers Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Britten, Walton, and many more.

The Festival will also touch on a few British Baroque gems, and a few nods to the pop music British Invasion.

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“British social development has led the Western World in revolutions and expanding social democracy, including the democratization of the arts,” said Douglas McNabney, artistic director of Toronto Summer Music, who mark his final summer with the TSM this year. “From brass bands, music halls, Victorian songs and operetta to the Beatles and Radiohead, British pop culture has helped transform and define modern global popular culture.  London, by far the largest, fastest growing and most prosperous urban centre in Europe has always been a mecca for music and musicians, attracting composers such as Haydn, Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Liszt, who made frequent and prolonged visits to the city.”

Highlights include pianists Jeremy Denk and Christopher O’Riley, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, and the Parker and Dover String Quartets.

Festival passes are on sale now, single tickets go on sale April 19, 2016. For more details see here.

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Michael Vincent is the Editor-in-chief Ludwig Van and CEO of Museland Media. He publishes regularly and writes occasionally. A specialist in digital media for over 15 years, he has worked as a senior editor and is a former freelance classical music critic for the Toronto Star. Michael holds a Doctorate in Music from the University of Toronto.
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