Join us for an open rehearsal of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at Roy Thomson Hall, as part of Culture Days. Admission is free!
After the rehearsal, we'll go out for brunch to the Artisano Bakery across the street.
UPDATE Sept. 12: The Toronto Symphony Orchestra is no long taking reservations for this rehearsals. The event is fully booked.
Join the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for a behind-the-scenes look at how the orchestra prepares for a concert. The rehearsal will be led by Music Director, Peter Oundjian. The orchestra is joined by violinist Ray Chen to perform Mendelssohn’s dramatic and alluring Violin Concerto. Ray is a compelling violinist making his debut with the TSO. More information.
ABOUT THE TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: Founded in 1922, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra is one of Canada’s leading cultural institutions. Today, more than 225,000 patrons and over 50,000 students visit the Orchestra at Roy Thomson Hall each year, and an additional five million Canadians tune in to concert broadcasts on CBC Radio. Under the leadership of Music Director Peter Oundjian, the Orchestra has increased recording and touring projects to include a self-produced record label, and performances throughout the US and Canada. The Orchestra continues to develop its international presence by being an active commissioning body for new Canadian and international works, as well as attracting distinguished guest artists and conductors to performances at Roy Thomson Hall. More information.
WHEN: Saturday, September 28, 2012
TIME: Rehearsal is from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Meet Daniel at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Backstage entrance to Roy Thomson Hall (go through the parking lot at the northwest corner of Wellington Street and Simcoe Street) (a little west of the St. Andrews station on the on the Yonge subway line)
MEETUP FEE: $2 per attendee (Please pay Daniel exact cash at the meetup spot)
HOW TO BOOK
This event is fully booked. The Toronto Symphony Orchestra is no longer accepting reservations.
SEATING ARRANGEMENTS: Seating is unreserved and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Our group will enter the seating area together and sit together as a group so please don't be late!
Meet Daniel at 9:30 a.m. in the lineup outside the backstage entrance off Wellington Street at Simcoe Street. The backstage entrance's exact location is at the back of the parking lot at the northwest corner of Wellington and Simcoe. Daniel looks exactly like his photo and will be wearing a red cap. If you're late, look for Daniel in his red cap in the concert hall.
GATHERING AFTER REHEARSAL: If members are interested, the group will go out for brunch after the rehearsal to the affordable Artisano Bakery at 214 King Street West, across the street from Roy Thomson Hall.
ROY THOMSON HALL MAP