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May 2016

TSO | Peter And The Wolf

May 14, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$20.50 – $32.75

PETER AND THE WOLF Without upsetting the maestro, three musicians and a conductor’s assistant must outwit a fearsome wolf that threatens both the orchestra and audience. The concert hall becomes the dramatic setting and musicians are the characters of the story as Prokofiev’s exhilarating musical tale, Peter and the Wolf, comes to life. Come to the concert half an hour early for a special pre-concert performance by the Rostra Sax Quartet in the lobby! Family Performance. Suitable for children ages 5…

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June 2016

Canadian Children’s Opera Company | The Hobbit (Mat.)

June 10, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 235 Queens Quay W
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada
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$19 – $33

The Hobbit By Dean Burry, based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien Stage Director & Choreographer: Allison Grant Music Director: Teri Dunn Set and Costume Design: Julia Tribe Lighting Design: Gavin McDonald Gandalf/Smaug: Giles Tomkins Originally commissioned and premiered by the CCOC in 2004, this fast-paced adaptation of Tolkien’s classic children’s novel returns to the stage with a cast of over 100 children and youth. Dean Burry’s critically acclaimed opera returns to Toronto after two successful productions in the United…

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Canadian Children’s Opera Company | The Hobbit

June 10, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on June 11, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 235 Queens Quay W
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada
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$19 – $33

The Hobbit By Dean Burry, based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien Stage Director & Choreographer: Allison Grant Music Director: Teri Dunn Set and Costume Design: Julia Tribe Lighting Design: Gavin McDonald Gandalf/Smaug: Giles Tomkins Originally commissioned and premiered by the CCOC in 2004, this fast-paced adaptation of Tolkien’s classic children’s novel returns to the stage with a cast of over 100 children and youth. Dean Burry’s critically acclaimed opera returns to Toronto after two successful productions in the United…

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February 2017

TSO | Lights, Camera… Orchestra!

February 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$25.50

LIGHTS, CAMERA...ORCHESTRA! Lights, camera, orchestra! Join us for a fun film-themed concert as the Toronto Symphony Orchestra joins forces with the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) to explore the magic of movies and music, including a newly commissioned short film (Kjell Boersma) with accompanying live orchestra score (Erica Procunier). Plus, hear best-loved tunes from Star Wars, Mission: Impossible, Jaws, and more! Arrive early for a pre-concert performance in the lobby. Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 2 & 4 pm TSO…

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March 2017

TSO | How The Gimquat Found Her Song

March 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$26.50

HOW THE GIMQUAT FOUND HER SONG This enduring children’s classic, performed by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Canada's renowned Platypus Theatre, tells the story of a rare and silent bird who lives in hiding. One day, her life is forever changed when she meets a magician who takes her on a musical journey through the history of western music in search of the perfect song. Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 2 & 4 pm TSO Family Performance Suitable for children…

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November 2017

TSO | Wall-to-wall Percussion

November 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$26

WALL-TO-WALL PERCUSSION The beat is contagious in this fun and interactive family concert that shines the spotlight on the percussion section. Join percussionist Vern Griffiths as he performs orchestral classics by Tchaikovsky and Bizet using everyday household items. You might even get a chance to join Vern and the TSO on stage! (Pictured: Vern Griffiths, percussion. Photo courtesy VSO) Come to the concert half an hour early for special pre-concert entertainment by Rhythm Works! Young People's Concerts have a runtime…

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December 2017

TSO | The Snowman

December 10, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$35.50

THE SNOWMAN This beloved holiday film returns to the stage and screen in a program filled with your holiday favourites. The TSO performs Howard Blake’s beautiful score to the animated film The Snowman, featuring the much-loved song “Walking in the Air”. Filled with magic and adventure, The Snowman is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season! You’ll also hear holiday classics featuring Tha Spot Holiday Dancers and Resonance Youth Choir that are sure to get your toes tapping. Concert running time is approximately two hours,…

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November 2018

Toronto Symphony Orchestra | The Mozart Experience

November 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 4, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$26

A mischievous musician is caught playing the Orchestra’s grand piano, but instead of scolding her, the conductor offers her the chance to “be Mozart” in this program about one of the greatest composers of all time! Musical antics abound as you embark on a fun-filled and educational journey through the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Order tickets today when you purchase a TSO subscription! Single tickets go on sale in August. Performers: Sameer Patel, conductor Duncan McDougall, violin (2017/18 TSYO…

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February 2019

Canadian Children’s Opera Company | The Snow Queen

February 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on March 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on March 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 235 Queens Quay W
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada
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$35

The Snow Queen Music by John Greer;  Libretto by Jeremy James Taylor Canadian Children’s Opera Company Originally commissioned by the CCOC in 1993, and revived here in 2001, this classic Canadian children’s opera has been updated by the composer to fully employ the forces of the current CCOC, and will also receive a completely new production. The opera features the ~150 members of the CCOC, with a fully professional design and production team.  Stage Director Rob Kempson joins the CCOC’s…

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March 2019

Toronto Symphony Orchestra | Fred Penner

March 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$39.75

For more than 25 years, legendary Canadian entertainer Fred Penner has been imparting his trademark message of joy and inspiration to children of all ages. Don’t miss the gentle giant live in concert with the TSO—an uplifting, must-see program full of Penner’s big-hearted music and boundless positivity! (Pictured: Fred Penner, vocalist) Come to the North Lobby a half hour before the concert starts to see the amazing musical puppets of our lobby performers, Soli & Rob! TTC advisory There will…

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April 2019

TSO | Relaxed Performance: Let’s Dance

April 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$23

Join us for the TSO's first Relaxed Performance, featuring dance styles from around the world! This TSO Relaxed Performance will not vary from a traditional orchestra concert programmatically, but arrangements will be made to accommodate the individual needs of people with acute sensitivities. A “quiet room" will be set aside in case the music becomes overwhelming. House lights will be set to a brighter level. There will be remarks from the stage to welcome the audience and introduce the music.…

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October 2019

Toronto Symphpny Orchestra | Symphony Spooktacular

October 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$28.00

This Halloween, trick-or-treat your boys and ghouls to a concert of hair-raising, spine-tingling classical music, as the TSO conjures up a variety of frightening favourites to haunt Roy Thomson Hall. Be sure to come dressed in costume to help the Orchestra get into the spirit of All Hallows’ Eve! Young People's Concerts are roughly one hour in length, with no intermission. Come early to see an electrifying lobby performance by the Joy of Dance! Program Grieg: "In the Hall of…

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December 2019

Royal Conservatory | Academy Chamber Orchestra

December 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St West
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1W2 Canada
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Free

String students from The Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists come together as the Academy Chamber Orchestra to perform this special concert. Free tickets will be available starting Fri. Dec. 6. 

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February 2020

Toronto Symphony Orchestra | Beethoven Lives Upstairs

February 2, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$28.00

Based on the award-winning recording, this concert features a lively exchange of letters between young Christoph and his uncle about the “madman” who has moved in upstairs. Through touching correspondence and beautifully performed excerpts, Christoph comes to understand the genius of Beethoven, the beauty of his music, and his personal torment. Young People's Concerts are roughly one hour in length, with no intermission. Sound the trumpets! We've added a free, interactive Instrument Discovery Zone to our YPC pre-concert lobby activities.…

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Canadian Opera Company | Hansel & Gretel

February 6, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 19, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on February 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W.
Toronto, Ontario M5H 4G1 Canada
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$45.00

CAST AND CREATIVE TEAMS Conductor Johannes Debus Director Joel Ivany Set & Projection Designer S. Katy Tucker Costume Designer Ming Wong Lighting Designer JAX Messenger Price Family Chorus Master Sandra Horst Dramaturg Katherine Syer   Hansel Emily Fons Gretel Simone Osborne Peter Russell Braun Gertrude Krisztina Szabó The Witch Michael Colvin Sandman/Dew Fairy Anna-Sophie Neher

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Canadian Opera Company | Hansel and Gretel: Special Performance for Young Audiences

February 13, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W.
Toronto, Ontario M5H 4G1 Canada
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$89.00

An adaptation of the new COC co-production by Engelbert Humperdinck, with the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Join Hansel and Gretel on a musical adventure! The classic fairytale gets an urban twist when two curious siblings set off to explore their surroundings – and encounter some quirky neighbours along the way. With no limits to their imaginations, the ordinary becomes extraordinary in this timeless story of family, teamwork, and everyday magic. This 90-minute adaptation of the COC’s full-length opera…

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Toronto Symphony Orchestra | Relaxed Performance: The Composer Is Dead

February 22, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 1, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$23.00

Calling all sneaky sleuths and would-be detectives! Who snuffed out the composer? Was it the shifty string section, or maybe the treacherous trombones? Every instrument in the Orchestra is a suspect! With music by Nathaniel Stookey and text by Lemony Snicket, The Composer Is Dead is a hilarious whodunit for the whole family. This performance is designed for people living with autism spectrum disorders, sensory and communication disorders, or learning disabilities, or anyone who wants a more casual concert experience.

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March 2020

Canadian Opera Company | Opera for All Ages

March 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

VOCAL SERIES Artists of the COC Ensemble Studio playfully explore opera in a lively interactive March Break presentation. Audience members of all ages can listen to, learn about, and try their hand at the fascinating art of opera. This program is fun for the whole family and people of all abilities and exceptionalities!

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August 2021

Stratford Summer Music | Graham Hargrove & Ben Bolt-Martin – Children’s Series

August 15, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gallery Stratford, 54 Romeo Street South
Stratford, Ontario N5A 4S9 Canada
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$10.00

Graham Hargrove returns with a brand new show for kids. On hand will be too many instruments to count as Graham introduces children to the amazing world of percussion, with Ben Bolt-Martin accompanying on cello.

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June 2022

Toronto Children’s Chorus | Untravelled Worlds

June 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front St E
Toronto, Ontario M5E 1B4 Canada
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$50.00

World-renowned Toronto Children’s Chorus is excited to welcome you to ‘Untravelled Worlds’. For the first time in two years, all of our choirs will perform on one stage! Please join our KinderNotes, Training Choirs, Main Choir, and the Toronto Youth Choir as they share works by composers from Canada, New Zealand-Aotearoa, Samoa, Malaysia, Latvia, Jordan, and Argentina. Plus, don’t miss the Toronto premiere of Shireen Abu-Khader and Natalie Fasheh’s musical setting of the Arabic proverb, Tubb il jarra. Please join…

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July 2022

Toronto Summer Music Festival | Kids Concert With Millan And Faye

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C5 Canada
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Free

Opera comedienne Kyra Millan and her musical partner Tina Faye invite audiences into the world of opera through a brilliantly funny concert full of operatic favourites and well-known classical tunes. Tickets for this concert will be made available as of July 11 at 10 am via our website, by phone, or in-person at the RCM Weston Family Box Office.

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