Synopsis Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts William Kentridge’s new production of Alban Berg’s expressionistic masterpiece Wozzeck, regarded for its intense emotional power and brilliant score as one of the most significant operas of the 20th century. Composed during and in the 5 aftermath of World War I, Berg’s dark exploration of a soldier besieged by the evils […]Find out more »
Beethoven specialist John O'Conor, whose playing “has the kind of flawless touch that makes an audience gasp” (Washington Post), will perform the final three piano sonatas by Beethoven, considered the pinnacle of his works. Program: Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Major, op. 109 Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A […]Find out more »
Alexei Ratmansky created his stunning adaptation of Romeo and Juliet for The National Ballet of Canada in 2011 to open the company’s 60th anniversary season. The production is true to the colour and character of 16th century Verona and jampacked with dancing – fast footwork, expressive pas de deux and gorgeous ensemble pieces blending classical and folkdance elements. Romeo […]Find out more »
Following his arresting production of Handel’s Imeneo, renowned director Tim Albery returns to direct the Canadian premiere of Jonathan Dove’s Mansfield Park. Based on the novel by Jane Austen in which the young Fanny Price is sent from her impoverished home to live at Mansfield Park, the country estate of her wealthy uncle, where her […]Find out more »
The TSO’s virtuosity is on full display in the vibrantly colourful Pictures at an Exhibition. Sergei Babayan performs Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto. Once deemed impossible to play, this romantic masterpiece is now one of history’s most recognizable and admired works. Performances are roughly two hours long, including a 20-minute intermission. The previously announced TSO performances of […]Find out more »
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