- Glenn Gould School Opera: The Magic Flute
The GGS Opera: The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Koerner Hall Wednesday, March 20,[masked]:30 pm Price: $25/$45/$60 (taxes and fees included) The gifted vocal students from The Glenn Gould School and The Royal Conservatory Orchestra present The Magic Flute, conducted by Nathan Brock and directed by Joel Ivany. In Mozart's masterful comedy about love, truth, and the pursuit of enlightenment, Prince Tamino sets off to rescue Pamina, the beautiful daughter of the Queen of the Night, from the mysterious Sarastro. But with the help of the birdcatcher Papageno and Three Spirits as their guide, Tamino discovers an even bigger adventure, and is united with his love along the way. Sung in German with English dialogue. How to purchase tickets: • Online (https://www.rcmusic.com/tickets/seats/78410) • Call the box office at[masked] Monday-Friday 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday 12 noon to 6 pm • In person at the box office located at 273 Bloor Street West Amy will be sitting in the Ochestra level, Section Centre, Row D , Seat 16.
- Mariam Batsashvili: Piano
Join us for an exciting piano recital at the University of Toronto! Walter Hall 1:30 pm Thursday, April 4, 2019 Now in her mid-20s, Georgian pianist Mariam Batsashvili already ranks among the most promising of young artists. She became the first female First Prize winner of the Liszt Competition and was the recipient of the prestigious Arturo Benedetti Michelan- geli award in 2015. Mariam Batsashvili has been selected as a ‘Rising Star’ by ECHO (European Concert Hall Organisation) for the Season 2016/17, which sees her performing in the 21 most prestigious venues of Europe. She is scholarship holder of the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben (German Music Foundation). Program: Johann Sebastian Bach – Chaconne from Partita No. 2 for violin, BWV 1004 (arr. for piano by Ferruccio Busoni) Franz Schubert – Impromptu No. 1 in F minor, D.935 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Rondo in A minor, K.511 Franz Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12 Ludwig van Beethoven – Sonata No. 29 in B♭ major, Op. 106, “Hammerklavier” Tickets: https://www.bemusednetwork.com/events/detail/575
- Opera Atelier: Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ed Mirvish Theatre Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 7:30 pm Sung in Italian with English surtitles Performance runs approximately three hours, including intermission. Price: $39 to $194 + $8 per ticket service fee + $4 order fee The radiant Canadian superstar Measha Brueggergosman makes a triumphant return to Opera Atelier as Elettra in Mozart’s Idomeneo – the role which won her a Dora Award and international accolades. She is joined by a thrilling cast of Canada’s finest singers, including tenor Colin Ainsworth in the title role, mezzo-soprano Wallis Giunta as Idamante and soprano Meghan Lindsay as Ilia. Brimming with Mozart’s show-stopping arias, deeply emotional ensembles and spectacular dancing, Idomeneo tells the story of the Greek hero who is forced to choose between the life of his son and a terrible promise he has made to the god of the sea. Starring: Colin Ainsworth (Idomeneo), Measha Brueggergosman (Elettra), Wallis Giunta (Idamante), Meghan Lindsay (Ilia), Olivier Laquerre (Arbace), Douglas Williams (Neptune), and Bradley Christensen (Priest). With Artists of Atelier Ballet, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra (Elisa Citterio, Music Director) under the baton of David Fallis, and the Chorus of the University of Toronto Schola Cantorum, along with members of the Choir of the Theatre of Early Music, under the direction of Lead Vocal Consultant and Chorus Master Daniel Taylor. Purchase online. (https://web.ticketking.com/Idomeneo/Online/default.asp?menu_id=1D415384-DDC1-4A12-A87A-BB0391265A6C) Your host, Amy, will be sitting in Mezz M136. Click here for a synopsis: https://www.shomler.com/osj/idomeneo/synopsis.htm
- BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 5 & MOZART PIANO CONCERTO NO. 21
Join us for a night at the symphony this evening! Roy Thomson Hall Saturday, May 11 - 8:00 pm Program BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 21 The electrifying British conductor Nicholas Collon has recently made memorable débuts with major European ensembles, and takes up the position of Chief Conductor with the Residentie Orchestra in The Hague, Netherlands, this September. For his TSO début, he conducts Beethoven’s most explosive symphony. Israeli pianist Shai Wosner, whom the Washington Post has acclaimed as “superb,” joins him for one of Mozart’s most gracious piano concertos Concert run time: 2 hours including intermission ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We appreciate that our members have their own seating preferences and budgets. In response to this, we will ask that you purchase your own tickets at your choice of price and seating area. We will preserve the social aspect of the event by offering you an opportunity to meet up pre-concert or during intermission. How to purchase tickets Individual Tickets for this concert (https://my.tso.ca/single/SYOS.aspx?p=1779) Richard will be seating in B10 in location L8, Balcony side.