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Feb 22-24 2018
Toronto’s innovative and eclectic Art of Time Ensemble has gathered artists – writers, singers, and instrumentalists – who share a profound love and respect for Leonard Cohen’s work to pay tribute to his musical and literary legacy. This concert will include readings, anecdotes and performances of his music in clever and loving arrangements. Highlighted participants include Steven Page, Sarah Slean, Sarah Harmer, Tom Wilson, Gregory Hoskins, writers Michael Redhill, Adrienne Clarkson, Christopher Dewdney, Karen Solie and many more
Feb 24 2018 (Saturday), 02:00 PM
Welcome the Year of the Dog with the TSO! This dazzling celebration for the whole family features fun-filled music from both Chinese and Western origins, plus costumes, dancing, and more. You won’t want to miss the festivities!
Mar 01 2018 (Thursday), 07:00 PM
Superstar pianist Lang Lang brings his drive and his poetry to Beethoven’s tempestuous Third Piano Concerto. The blossoming artists of the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra play side-by-side with the TSO to give a supersize reading of the magical tone poem, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. The TSO also performs the Canadian première of Insomnia, a vivid portrait of a sleepless night by Finnish composer Esa-Pekka Salonen.
Mar 02 2018 (Friday)
Latin pop sensation and bachata superstar Romeo Santos announced the full routing and ticket information after previously teasing his 2018 "Golden Tour." The 18-date tour will cross North America kicking off February 15.
Mar 03 2018 (Saturday), 07:30 PM
The Festival gets off to a roaring start with the blazing Piano Concerto by Icelandic composer Daníel Bjarnason. Also on the bill is the latest symphony by American composer Larry Alan Smith. The concert leads off with a piece by JUNO Award–winning Canadian composer Vivian Fung that she describes as “full of raw and intense energy.”
Mar 07 2018 (Wednesday), 08:00 PM
At the centre of this riveting program is the Little Mass for children’s chorus and orchestra by Scotland’s James MacMillan, “full of sepulchral trombones, explosive crescendos and heavy-duty use of a thunder-sheet,” as one reviewer has described it. Also featured is German composer Wolfgang Rihm’s Duo Concerto, written expressly for accomplished soloists Mira Wang and Jan Vogler.
Mar 10 2018 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
For the Festival’s finale, Gary Kulesha has written a double concerto as a showcase for two brilliant members of the Orchestra: Concertmaster Jonathan Crow, and Principal Viola Teng Li. Rounding out this exciting program are the vibrant concert symphony that John Adams drew from his opera Dr. Atomic, and Insomnia, a vivid portrait of a sleepless night by Finnish composer Esa-Pekka Salonen.
Mar 13-15 2018
Global superstar Justin Timberlake announced today that he will make his highly anticipated return to the stage with The Man Of The Woods Tour. Produced by Live Nation Global Touring, Wright Entertainment Group, LBI Entertainment & Tennman Touring, the North American outing will kick off March 13 in Toronto and stop in 27 cities, ending in his hometown of Memphis on May 30.
Mar 20-21 2018
International pop icon, P!NK will be bringing her North American arena tour to Toronto on March 20 & 21, 2018. Since her debut in 2000, P!NK has released six studio albums, 1 greatest hits album, sold over 42 million albums, over 75 million singles, over 2.4 million DVDs worldwide and has had 15 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (four at #1).
Mar 22 2018 (Thursday), 07:30 PM
Mar 21-23 2018, 07:30 PM
The classic thriller movie that emptied beaches in 1975 and became the first summer mega-blockbuster, rises to a whole new level of heart-pounding suspense when the TSO performs the iconic John Williams score live with the film! “You’re going to need a bigger boat...” Jaws is a trademark and copyright of Universal Studios.
Apr 10 2018 (Tuesday), 08:00 PM
Join Steven Reineke and two of Broadway’s brightest stars for an unforgettable tribute to the Great White Way! The program draws together the crème de la crème of American musical theatre, presenting favourite, toe-tapping songs from such vintage classic shows as Carousel, Funny Girl, The King and I, and Gypsy, and from more recent hit productions including Wicked, Company, and Into the Woods.
Apr 13 2018 (Friday), 08:00 PM
The highly accomplished musicians of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and music director Kent Nagano make their eagerly awaited annual appearance. German violinist Christian Tetzlaff explores the poetry of Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto. Maestro Nagano and the orchestra also guide you through the grandiose expanses of Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony.
Apr 13 2018 (Friday), 12:00 PM
Founded in 2002, the Ottawa Bach Choir has already achieved international acclaim through appearances at many of the world’s major capitals and choral festivals including Venice, Vienna, Salzburg, Leipzig and Beijing. The choir performs music from all periods past and present while keeping Bach’s choral music as the focus of its repertoire.
Apr 21 2018 (Saturday), 02:00 PM
It’s time to use your imagination and go on an adventure with the TSO! The perfect concert for the daydreamer in all of us, The Animated Orchestra introduces us to a curious and creative ferret named Ari who leads the audience on a journey through which we discover the magic of music and the orchestra. Be a part of creating the story with narrator Greg Smith and the TSO. Also, enjoy orchestral favourites with the TSO that spark your imagination, including an audience sing-along!
Apr 26 2018 (Thursday), 08:00 PM
The TSO makes its major contribution to the global tributes to Leonard Bernstein’s centenary. Bramwell Tovey—whose early career was given a major boost through conducting Bernstein’s music in the composer’s presence—leads a brilliant cast of vocalists, members of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, and the Orchestra, in Bernstein’s enchanting operetta based on Voltaire’s satirical story about a guileless young man’s education in the ways of the world.
May 29-30 2018, 08:00 PM
From Frank Sinatra to Elton John, Led Zeppelin, and Queen, experience your favourite hits from the 1930s to today! Guest vocalist Storm Large will lend her pitch-perfect chops to I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Somebody to Love, and more.
Jun 04 2018 (Monday), 12:00 PM
This concert features choristers from two of Canada’s leading children’s choirs. The Hamilton Children’s Choir, formed over 40 years ago, has participated in countless festivals and competitions across Canada, Europe and in China, winning an abundance of top awards and many prestigious prizes over the years. The Toronto Children’s Chorus, celebrating its 40th season, has represented Toronto on 30 international tours and four national tours, and its latest CD was named Outstanding Choral Recording by Choral Canada. This concert features the choristers of the TCC Chamber Choir.
Jun 13-14 2018, 08:00 PM
Two jaunty, jazz-flavoured American classics—Bernstein’s bouncy sailors-on-leave-in- New York ballet, and Gershwin’s captivating, bluesy concerto—launch this program in high style. Peter Oundjian pairs them with one of the grandest of all symphonies: the heartening, darkness-to-light emotional journey that Brahms shares with us in Symphony No. 1.
Aug 03-04 2018
Following her latest album drop, Taylor Swift has just announced that her reputation Stadium Tour is coming to Rogers Centre on Friday, August 3, 2018 and Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.
Aug 07 2018 (Tuesday), 07:30 PM
Shakira’s doctors have determined that she needs to spend the next few months working towards recovery in order for her vocal cords to be in optimal condition for touring, and as such we are obliged to postpone the U.S. leg of the “El Dorado World Tour,” previously scheduled for January 2018.
Sep 25-26 2018
After more than half a century on the road and an unparalleled career that has redefined the cultural landscape and seen Elton John claim his place as a true global icon, the superstar today announced via an exclusive VR180 live stream on YouTube, details of his final tour called ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’.
Feb 21 2018 (Wednesday), 06:30 PM
We’re excited to present our Open Mic Night at LIVE Restaurant. You provide the beat, we provide the stage! Sign up in advance by contacting Tom Taylor to book your spot and wow the crowd! Bring your friends and family to enjoy good music and good eats!
Feb 21 2018 (Wednesday), 08:00 PM
Juno award winning First Nations power couple Shoshona Kish and Raven Kanatakta have built their sound on a unique musical marriage of unvarnished truth and unconditional love. Their convergence of styles is that Digging Roots almost undefinable sound... somewhere blurred between the lines of roots, rock, hip-hop, and blues. Backed by their vintage styled rhythm section Digging Roots articulates an aesthetic deeply rooted in human love, but takes the approach to a new level.
Feb 21 2018 (Wednesday), 08:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Los Angeles-based vocal powerhouse and multi-instrumentalist ZZ Ward is set to take the stage at Toronto’s Mod Club Theatre. The tour is in support of her second full-length album, The Storm. Her full-length debut Til The Casket Drops yielded a veritable hit in the form of “Put The Gun Down.” The latter generated 7.4 million-plus Spotify streams and held strong in the Top 10 of AAA radio for 10 weeks.
Feb 22 2018 (Thursday), 07:30 PM
The Lemon Bucket Orkestra is Canada's only balkan-klezmer-gypsy-party-punk-super-band. Born on the streets of Toronto as a busking band in 2010, the original quartet of guerrilla-folk troubadours quickly amassed a battalion of troops armed with brass and bows and started touring the world.
Feb 23 2018 (Friday), 09:00 PM
Known for her hits “I Say a Little Prayer”, “That’s What Friends Are For” and “Walk on By”.
Feb 24 2018 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
ORIANA is very excited to collaborate with our Newfoundland colleagues, Lady Cove Women’s Choir. This programme, Rhythm Song, developed by their Artistic Director Kellie Walsh features works for women’s choir and percussion. This concert will include works by Canadian composers Stephen Hatfield, John Washburn, Jason Noble, John Wyre and James Rolfe.
Feb 24 2018 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
International musician Idan Raichel, well known and loved as the band leader of the Idan Raichel Project over the last 12 years, is taking a bold new move by returning to the audience solo on stage. After 30 sold out piano concerts, Idan will play acoustic piano, electric piano, percussion, drum pad & looper and even some chosen toys of his two young daughters, which he uses to create sound in honor & celebration of his new status as a father.
Mar 02 2018 (Friday), 09:00 PM
“School’s Out” “Poison” “No More Mr. Nice Guy”
Mar 02 2018 (Friday), 07:00 PM
David Tao is a Taiwanese Golden Melody Award-winning singer-songwriter. He is well known for creating a crossover genre of R&B and hard rock tunes which has now become his signature style and for having popularized R&B in the Mandopop industry.
Mar 05 2018 (Monday), 08:00 PM
A mosaic of emotive piano keys, physical percussion, buzzing analogue synths, and expansive vocals, Rhye find humanity in musicality. Driven by this approach, the group quietly transformed into a phenomenon with the arrival of their 2013 debut, Woman. The record garnered acclaim from Rolling Stone, Spin, and Pitchfork who dubbed it “Best New Album.” “Open” would concurrently accumulate over 42.9 million Spotify streams, while “The Fall” surpassed 23.7 million.
Mar 03-06 2018
Celebrate Toronto – Festival honouring Toronto’s 184th Anniversary ☆ Celebrate Toronto, the 4-day festival honouring Toronto's 184th Anniversary, will be held at Nathan Phillips Square, March 3rd - 6th 2018. The festival will include vendors, shopping, food trucks, interactive activities, DJ skate parties, and our annual photography competition!
Mar 07 2018 (Wednesday), 08:00 PM
The Rolston String Quartet was formed in the summer of 2013, at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity’s Chamber Music Residency. The 2016 First Prize winner of the prestigious Banff International String Quartet competition, the Rolston String Quartet was named among the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s 2016 '30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30'.
Mar 09 2018 (Friday), 09:00 PM
The world’s top ABBA tribute band, and the only band with exclusive rights to the ABBA name and original hits such as “Mamma Mia”, “Chiquitita”, “Take a Chance on Me”, “Waterloo” and many more
Mar 16 2018 (Friday), 08:00 PM
'Remember when you used to listen to an entire album? Classic Albums Live does'. Are You Experienced was the debut studio album by English-American rock band, The Jimi Hendrix Experience. Released in 1967, the LP was an immediate critical and commercial success, and it is widely regarded as one of the greatest debuts in the history of rock music. The album features Hendrix classics like 'Purple Haze', 'Foxy Lady' (153), 'Hey Joe' (201), and 'The Wind Cries Mary'. Enjoy a second act dedicated to the best of Jimi Hendrix.
Mar 17 2018 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
Our Lady Peace, known for their hits “Drop Me In The Water”, “Innocent” & “Clumsy” and Matthew Good's “Decades”, “Apparitions” & “Load Me Up”.
Mar 17 2018 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
The Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra is celebrating our 10th anniversary. We have enjoyed a wonderful relationship with our audiences, while developing a very fine orchestra since 2008. The 2017/18 Season will feature a balance of new repertoire and answer requests from audience members to hear your favourites, recounting some of our special moments over the years. The 2017/18 Season celebrates the past and looks to the future, as we continue to explore our unique brand of entertainment that utilizes the magic of theatre to support each concert program of quality symphonic music, offering the best possible concert going experience.
Mar 12-18 2018
Together longer than The Beatles themselves, RAIN has mastered every song, gesture and nuance of the legendary group, delivering a totally live, note-for-note performance that's as infectious as it is transporting. From the early hits to later classics that The Beatles never got the chance to play live - including the most complex and challenging songs - this adoring tribute will take you back to a time when all you needed was love, peace and a little help from your friends!
Mar 18 2018 (Sunday), 08:00 PM
Award-winning GADFLY presents KLOROFYL: Influenced from the 1964 Japanese film Seven Samurai, warriors need to regain their spark when they are forced to work together for survival. Their turbulent connections with a tribe break them from their emptiness. Once all is set and done, they have the chance to make a first conscious choice: return to their primal state of survival or achieve together what many find risky and impossible: THRIVE.
Mar 22 2018 (Thursday), 07:30 PM
23 year old Calum Graham is one of today's most popular acoustic guitarists.
Mar 24 2018 (Saturday), 08:00 PM
Winner of the Grammy Life Time Achievement award, his greatest hits include: “Kiss an Angel Good Morning”, “Crystal Chandeliers” & “The Snakes Crawl at Night”.
Mar 23-24 2018, 07:30 PM
Join Steppin' Out in celebrating its 10th year with performances of your favourite Broadway shows. Enjoy songs from Annie, Rent, Forum, Fiddler on the Roof, Guys and Dolls, Oliver, Music Man, Footloose, 13, Mary Poppins, Into the Woods, Les Miserables and many more. An exciting evening with Steppin' Out's best performers and hit tunes for all the family!
Mar 03-25 2018
Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast! Based on the Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice! The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.
Mar 25 2018 (Sunday), 05:00 PM
Gigi D’Alessio returns to Casino Rama Resort by popular demand after the extraordinary success of his Malaterra world tour throughout Italy, Canada & the United States. From his adventure at the Sanremo Festival with “the First Star” and the release of his 2017 cd 24.02.1967, Gigi returns to his Canadian fans with his new world tour “24.02.1967 Special edition + The world tour in 50 stories”
Mar 14-25 2018
Direct from sell-out seasons in London, Hong Kong and Edinburgh comes the mind-blowing vocal show GOBSMACKED! the latest sensation from the UK. This next-generation a cappella show redefines the limits of the human voice. Featuring the reigning world champion beatboxer Ball-Zee and an international cast of world-class vocalists, GOBSMACKED! weaves stories through all forms of a cappella from traditional street corner harmonies to cutting edge, multi-track live looping. Heart stopping singing and jaw dropping beatboxing guarantees the audience will leave with a song in their heart and a smile on their face. GOBSMACKED! is the latest break-out show that everyone is talking about – it’s funny, joyful and uplifts the spirits of all ages!
Mar 09-25 2018
One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son.
Mar 26 2018 (Monday), 07:30 PM
Most authentic representation of Led Zeppelin
Mar 29 2018 (Thursday), 08:00 PM
Over the course of this long and illustrious career, iconic musician Tom Cochrane has cemented his place in the hearts of Canadians through passionate crowd-pleasing performances. Cochrane achieved massive international success with the breakthrough 1991 album Mad Mad World and its anthemic hit 'Life Is A Highway'. An Officer of the Order of Canada recipient and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee, Cochrane has won eight Juno awards in a musical journey that spanned 40 years.
Mar 30 2018 (Friday), 09:00 PM
Judas Priest Firepower 2018 “Living After Midnight”, “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming” & ”Breaking the Law”. Disclaimer: Show may contain strong language or depictions of violence, sex or substance abuse.