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October 6

The New Classical FM is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of the “Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra” on Sunday, October 6 at Roy Thompson Hall. This year’s repertoire offers an uplifting and refreshing experience, featuring Shen Yun’s most celebrated Chinese compositions, as well as timeless classics by Smetana, Gounod and Tchaikovsky. For tickets go to shenyunsymphony.org.


TIFF CINEMATHEQUE
On Now
The New Classical FM is the Official Media Partner of TIFF’s “Cinematheque” programme. This year-round programme at the TIFF Bell Lightbox is devoted to film classics and favourites, rarities and recent restorations. Each season “Cinematheque” features curated retrospectives, national and regional spotlights, experimental and avant-garde cinema and in-cinema conversations and special guests. For tickets and info go to tiff.net.


THE NEW CLASSICAL FM PET OF THE WEEK
We’re proud sponsors of The Toronto Humane Society and each week we highlight a different pet who is in need of finding it’s “forever home.” Check our website every Monday for each weeks updated pet or learn more about the adoption process by visiting torontohumanesociety.com.


CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’S ALEGRÍA

On Now to November 24
Beloved by fans around the world, iconic Cirque du Soleil’s Alegría is reinterpreted to share its timeless story once more. The classic power struggle of old meets new is reinterpreted for today’s cultural pulse. Led by an intangible wind of change, an emerging movement strives to shake the established order, instilling hope and renewal to bring light to a world in perfect harmony. Alegría energizes the audience with a joyful spirit for a brighter and more inspiring tomorrow. On now until November 24th under the Big Top at Ontario Place. Get your tickets today at https://www.cirquedusoleil.com

THE SHAW FESTIVAL 

On Now to December 22
The New Classical FM is the Official Radio Sponsor of The Shaw Festival 2019 Season at Niagara-On-The-Lake on now until December 22. This year’s World-class theatre line-up includes 13 plays on 3 stages. See “The Ladykillers”, “Brigadoon”, “The Glass Menagerie” and more. To check out their complete schedule or to order tickets go to shawfest.com or call 1-800-511-SHAW.


ART FOR ANIMALS
October 4
A silent auction benefiting Mercy For Animals, a farmed animal protection organization. TORONTO’S HOTTEST ART – CRAFT DRINKS – VEGAN FOOD – PREMIUM RAFFLE PRIZES – VIP GUETS – AND MUCH MORE! October 4, 2019 from 6:30 pm – 12 am, Downtown Toronto – 154 Shuter St. Info + Tickets: ForAnimals.ca


October 8

The New Classical FM is the Official Radio Sponsor of “Art With Heart” in support of Casey House on Tuesday October 8th at The AGO. Canada’s preeminent contemporary art auction features a live and silent auction of prints, paintings, drawings and sculptural works by some of the country’s foremost established and emerging artists. It’s all in support of Casey House, Ontario’s HIV/AIDS hospital. For tickets visit artwithheart.ca or call (416) 962-4040 – extension 4000.


GUITAR SOCIETY OF TORONTO PRESENTS MARTHA MASTERS (USA)
October 19
A refined and elegant musician, Martha Masters will play music ranging from Scarlatti and Bach to more modern composers like Leo Brouwer. Location: St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe Street, Toronto. Use main doors on King St. Opposite Roy Thomson Hall in the Entertainment District. Conveniently located next to St. Andrew’s subway station. For tickets and more info visit:
www.guitarsocietyoftoronto.com or call 416-648-1660


L’ENFANT ET LES SORTILEGES AND L’HEURE ESPAGNOLE BY MAURICE RAVEL
October 20
Alluring and magical, an enchanted world leads a young child to a vision of our shared humanity, while defective grandfather clocks teach their own lessons reflecting the comedic frustrations of life. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts – 27 Front St. East. STLC Box office – 416-366-7723 or online at stlc.com
More info at http://www.operainconcert.com


THE ZOOMERSHOW
October 26 and 27

The Zoomershow is Canada’s largest show for people 45+ looking to live their best life. This consumer show features expert speakers, exhibitors, and entertainment geared to all things Zoomer you want to know about including: Travel & destinations, dance & fitness, cannabis education, financial planning, food, health & wellness, home & fashion, zen & treatment services. You’ll learn, shop, and taste. For tickets and more info visit: http://www.zoomershow.com/toronto/attend/


OPERA ATELIER PRESENTS: DON GIOVANNI
October 31 to November 9

Don’t miss this outrageous comedy of an incorrigible young playboy who blazes a path to his own destruction, featuring bass-baritone Douglas Williams in his role debut as the Don! Join us at the Ed Mirvish Theatre Oct 31 – Nov 9, 2019 for this stunning production. For tickets and more info visit: https://www.operaatelier.com/season-and-tickets/2019-2020/mozart-don-giovanni


THE 97TH ANNUAL ROYAL AGRICULTURAL WINTER FAIR

November 1 to 10
The New Classical FM are proud Radio Sponsors of the 97th annual Royal Agricultural Winter Fair…November 1 to 10 at Exhibition Place. The Royal is the largest indoor agricultural and equestrian event in the world and features shopping, family activities, local food, entertainment, fine dining and more. The New Classical FM is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of The Royal Horse Show at this year’s fair. For more information go to royalfair.org.


KARINA GAUVIN WITH THE PACIFIC BAROQUE ORCHESTRA

November 1
The Royal Conservatory presents Karina Gauvin with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra. One of the world’s reigning sopranos in baroque and classical repertoire, Karina Gauvin, and Vancouver’s innovative specialists in “early music for modern ears,” bring you a concert entitled Russian White Nights: Opera arias from 18th century St. Petersburg. At Koerner Hall For tickets visit: 416.408.0208  www.rcmusic.com


HIBLA GERZMAVA, SOPRANO: KOERNER HALL RECITAL DEBUT
November 3

International Opera Star soprano Hibla Gerzmava stunned Toronto critics and the audience when in 2017 she made her first Canadian appearance, with the Moscow Virtuosi and Maestro Vladimir Spivakov presented by Show One at Roy Thomson Hall. Widely sought after for such leading roles as Leonora in La Forza del Destino, Desdemona in Otello, Liu in Turandot, and the title roles of Anna Bolena and Aida, Gerzmava appears at Covent Garden, the Mariinsky Theatre, Opéra National de Paris, the Metropolitan Opera, and opera houses in Vienna, Rome and Madrid among other major theatres. Toronto is the only Canadian stop on her world recital tour, which also takes her to St. Petersburg, Moscow, Paris, London and Carnegie Hall. For her Toronto recital debut, Ms. Gerzmava serenades her audience with, Russian romances, arias from Anna Bolena, La Forza del Destino, and Norma, and more. With pianist Ekaterina Ganelina. For tickets and more information visit: https://showoneproductions.ca


RAY CHEN WITH JULIA ELIZALDE
November 8
The Royal Conservatory presents Ray Chen with Julio Elizalde. “Colors dance, moods swing, and Chen’s artistry blazes.” (The Times) “Ray Chen can do pretty much anything he wants on the violin.” (The Washington Post) He will perform works by Grieg, Saint-Saëns, Bach, Debussy, and Ravel, with Julio Elizalde on piano. At Koerner Hall. For tickets visit: 416.408.0208  www.rcmusic.com/performance


BANGARRA DANCE THEATRE’S “SPIRIT”
November 8 and 9
The internationally renowned Australian company, Bangarra Dance Theatre, infuses 65,000 years of Aboriginal and Torres Island culture with exhilarating contemporary movement. Weaving together storytelling, dance, theatre and music, this unforgettable theatrical experience transports the audience to a mysterious and sacred space to witness nature’s poetry. For tickets and info visit canadianstage.com or call the box office: 416.368.3110


ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL THE OPERA
November 13 to 23
The New Classical  FM welcomes Another Brick in the Wall the Opera to the Meridian Hall (formerly the Sony Centre) from November 13th to 23rd. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the album The Wall, this award-winning new opera presents Roger Waters’ mythical work in a lyrical experience. The Wall represents the difficulties of a whole generation confronted with the destruction of its dreams and the world. A psychological drama inspired by Roger Waters’ life – it’s an operatic happening! For tickets visit ticketmaster.ca or visit www.sonycentre.ca


OLDER & WRECKLESS #42
November 15 and 16

Older & Reckless #42 features performances by outstanding Indigenous dance artists including Barbara Kaneratonni Diabo, Christine Friday, JP Longboat, Lee Maracle and Byron Chief Moon and acclaimed Canadian choreographers Bill Coleman and Elizabeth Langley. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay West, Toronto. For tickets visit: www.moonhorsedance.com or 416-973-4000


VIVA YOUTH SINGERS PRESENTS “THE WORLD IN A CITY”
November 23

In this family-friendly interactive concert experience, VIVA Youth Singers celebrates Toronto in song through our Indigenous roots and waves of migration that continue to shape our dynamic city. Featuring VIVA’s youngest four choirs, with special guests, the Everyone Can Sing Chorus. For tickets and more info visit www.vivayouthsingers.com


GFA WINNER, RAPHAEL FEAULLATRE
November 23

Raphaël will appear in Toronto as part of the GFA winner’s North American tour, performing music by Barrios, Villa-Lobos, Sergio Assad, and Sergei Rachmaninoff! Location: St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe Street, Toronto. Use main doors on King St. Opposite Roy Thomson Hall in the Entertainment District. Conveniently located next to St. Andrew’s subway station. For tickets and more info visit: www.guitarsocietyoftoronto.com or 416-648-1660


KATYA KABANOVA BY LEOS JANACEK
December 1

Janacek’s opera shines a lyrical light on the harshness of society’s unbending traditions and the coarse and repressive middle-class values that ultimately lead to tragedy. St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts – 27 Front St. East. STLC Box office – 416-366-7723 or online at stlc.com and for more info visit http://www.operainconcert.com/Katya.html

 


THE TALLIS SCHOLARS: REFLECTIONS
December 8
The Royal Conservatory presents The Tallis Scholars: Reflections. The Tallis Scholars are the leading exponent of Renaissance sacred music throughout the world. Their fascination with how composers from different backgrounds set the same seminal texts reveals how important and wide-reaching plainchant (plainsong) was. At Koerner Hall. For tickets and more info visit: 416.408.0208 www.rcmusic.com/performance


THE TENORS “WONDER OF CHRISTMAS” TOUR
December 22

The Tenors, Clifton, Fraser, and Victor, have been thrilling audiences around the world with their powerful songs, outstanding harmonies, and undeniable charm. Blending classical music and contemporary pop, the award winning and multiplatinum selling band have achieved international success, performing over 1000 live shows and hundreds of TV appearances on five continents. The Tenors make their first Brantford appearance to celebrate a century of applause on the 100th anniversary of the Temple Theatre’s opening night. For tickets call 1.800.265.0710 or 519.758.8090 or visit http://www.sandersoncentre.ca/



IL VOLO

January 28
In celebration of their 10-year anniversary, Il Volo will embark on a world tour! Don’t miss them at Meridian Hall (formerly the Sony Centre) in Toronto on January 28. For tickets and more info visit: https://www1.ticketmaster.ca

 

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