The Prazak, established in 1972 while its members were students at the Prague Conservatory, gained international prominence when the quartet won the Evian String Quartet Competition in 1978. For more than 30 years, the Prazak Quartet has been at home on music stages worldwide and has released more than 50 award-winning CDs on the Praga label.
WHEN SISTERS SPEAK
When Sisters Speak is North America’s largest and longest running showcase of Black spoken word poets. This is definitely not the poetry you studied in school!
PHILHARMONIA QUARTETT BERLIN
Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2015, the Philharmonia Quartett Berlin has established itself as a world-renowned string quartet, be it in Europe, the US, Japan, or South America. This is the quartet’s 8th concert for MTO.
Marc-Andre Hamelin’s original blend of musicianship and virtuosity has earned him legendary status. Long known for his matchless exploration of unfamiliar piano terrain, Mr Hamelin is now recognized worldwide for the originality and technical brilliance of his performance of the classic repertoire.
Mussorgsky is gloriously front and centre in this gripping tale of conflict between the old ways of the ancient Rus and the new world introduced by Peter the Great. In Russian with English Surtitles.
I'M STILL HERE
Dora Mavor Moore Award winner Paula Wolfson promises to rock, serenade and delight you with her "coming of age" cabaret "I'm Still Here.” Stay afterwards for birthday cake!
THE CHOCOLATE SOLDIER
26/04/2017 to 30/04/2017
Based on Bernard Shaw’s enormously popular Arms and the Man, Straus’ big hit paved the way for My Fair Lady in its seamless interweaving of hummable melodies and a hysterical comedy of manners.
CORONATION ST PETER BARLOW: PRODIGAL SON TOUR
Played by award-winning actor Chris Gascoyne since 2000, Peter is the lovable bad boy on Britain’s longest-running TV drama, Coronation Street.
NOTE: $95 VIP tickets include post-show reception Meet & Greet.
WRITE OFF THE KEYBOARD MAIN STAGE
The Write Off the Keyboard Main Stage concert showcases those figures who not only interpreted with formidable mastery but wrote exceptional music from the piano’s vantage point: Liszt, Chopin and Rachmaninoff, and Canadians Harry Somers and Adam Sherkin.
The perfect way to celebrate spring, Canada’s trombone wizard, conductor and entertainer, Alain Trudel, brings a display of vernal virtuosity to our stage in an old-fashioned Concert in the Park with a modern twist.
TOMMY EMMANUEL WITH SPECIAL GUEST ANDY MCKEE
11/05/2017 to 12/05/2017
Guitarist Tommy Emmanuel has toured constantly as a solo act, often more than 300 dates a year. However, what really matters is how Tommy makes people feel when he performs. With his powerfully charismatic persona and a simply untouchable musical virtuosity, Tommy draws his listeners into an incredible vortex of happiness from which they are content never to escape. Chet Atkins said, “You can’t watch Tommy play and not feel happy. I just love him.”
NEW YORK VOICES AT SING! TORONTO
Returning to SING! and celebrating 30 years of touring and recording, this critically-acclaimed vocal group has refined their musical story to a high art. They are known for their close-knit voicings, inspired arrangements and unparalleled vocal blend.
NOTE: $99 VIP tickets include pre-show reception at 6:30 PM.
A tribute to Jacques Offenbach. Offenbach revolutionized music theatre in Paris at a time when polite society feared offence and vulgarity. Soon enough, the adoring crowds could not get enough of the humour, melody and fierce satire of French operetta.