This is a list of concerts we are attending, wishing we could attend, or thinking about attending between March 13 and March 19, 2023. For more details on what’s happening around Toronto, visit our calendar here.
RCM Opera: Flight
Wednesday March 15 at 7:30 p.m. (repeats Thursday March 16 at 7:30 p.m.). Koerner Hall. $26+
Koerner Hall becomes an opera house for this Glenn Gould School production of Jonathan Dove’s 1998 comedy examining how people at an airport (including an undocumented refugee) deal with a delay brought on by a storm. Gordon Gerrard conducts and Anna Theodosakis directs. Info here.
RCM/Chineke! Orchestra with Stewart Goodyear
Saturday March 18 at 8 p.m. Koerner Hall. $50+
The diversity-minded U.K. orchestra, on a North American tour, visits with music by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (Othello Suite), Florence Price (Symphony No. 1) and Stewart Goodyear (Callaloo – Caribbean Suite for Piano and Orchestra). Goodyear is soloist in the last. Check out our preview of the concert here. The concert is billed as running 90 minutes with no intermission. Info here.
Toronto Mendelssohn Singers/The Little Match Girl Passion
Saturday March 18 at 7:30 p.m. Church of the Holy Trinity. $40 (seniors $37, 30 and under $25)
David Lang’s acclaimed cantata is the centre of this awareness-raising program, featuring choruses from Bach’s St. Matthew Passion and the premiere of Shireen Abu-Khader’s Diaries of the Forgotten. Jean-Sébastien Vallée conducts. Donations of clothing for the homeless accepted. Info here.
VOICEBOX Opera in Concert/L’Amant Anonyme
Sunday March 19 at 2:30 p.m. Jane Mallett Theatre. $54
The lone surviving opera by the Mozart contemporary Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, gets its professional Canadian premiere. David Fallis conducts an orchestra of 10. Info here.
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