We announced our 2015-2016 season at the end of February but perhaps you haven’t had a chance to look at it yet. Here’s a brief overview of what we have coming up for our 44th season!
Our season opens on October 13th with talented British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor. He had his Toronto debut on our series in 2013. He was a sensation then and his talent and reputation continue to grow with every recording and concert he gives.
Our first string quartet of the season will be the Cuarteto Casals on October 22, 2015. Making their Toronto debut, this world-class Spanish quartet is sure to delight.
The Cecilia Quartet did a mini residency with us from 2006 to 2009 and they are back again on November 5, 2015 as part of our main quartet series.
Join us on November 10, 2015 when pianist Peter Jablonski makes his Toronto debut on our stage!
Another Toronto debut in our quartet series – Apollon Musagete Quartett! This young Polish quartet joins us on November 26, 2015.
We end off 2015 with the Gryphon Trio on our stage on December 10, 2015.
The new year brings the return of a familiar face to our stage. Marc-Andre Hamelin performs for us again on January 5, 2016.
January 14, 2016 brings our first Contemporary Classics concert with the JACK Quartet, co-produced with New Music Concerts.
First up in our Discovery Series is soprano Andriana Chuchman. Last January she stepped in at the Met Opera and has being going no where but up since! She performs for us on January 21, 2016.
The Annex Quartet is a rising Toronto quartet who comes to our stage on February 4, 2016. If you haven’t heard them before, you can get a sneak peak (or listen) when they perform on May 7, 2014 at Northern District Library for us. Click here for more details http://www.music-toronto.com/outreach.htm
The St. Lawrence Quartet has had another change in personnel and we will hear them on February 18, 2016. Always a great combination of talent and charisma, it’s a pleasure to have them in our season.
Returning to our stage on March 1, 2016 is pianist Steven Osborne. He debuted on our series in 2007 but it has been a while since we have had the pleasure of his playing on our stage!
March 10, 2016 brings us something a little different – a nonet. Montreal based collectif9 (pronounce collectif neuf) performs classical music often with original arrangements as part of our Discovery series.
Rounding out March with some strings so that we have one performance from each of our series is Quatuor Ebene on March 17, 2016.
Duo Turgeon brings their piano duo proficiency to our stage on April 5, 2016.
And we close our season on April 14, 2016 with one more Toronto debut – the Artemis Quartet!
For more details on the individual concerts, please visit our website.
Tu. Oct 13 Benjamin Grosvenor, pianist
Th. Oct. 22 Cuarteto Casals
Th. Nov 5 Cecilia Quartet
Tu. Nov. 10 Peter Jablonski, pianist
Th. Nov 26 Apollon Musagète Quartett
Th. Dec. 10 Gryphon Trio
Tu. Jan. 5 Marc-André Hamelin, pianist
Th. Jan. 14 JACK Quartet
Th. Jan. 21 Andriana Chuchman, soprano with Craig Terry, pianist
Th. Feb. 4 Annex Quartet
Th. Feb. 18 St. Lawrence Quartet
Tu. Mar. 1 Steven Osborne, pianist
Th. Mar. 10 collectif9
Th. Mar. 17Quatuor Ebène
Tu. Apr. 5 Duo Turgeon, pianists
Th. Apr. 14 Artemis Quartet