Concert Review: Toronto Symphony Orchestra – Ehnes Plays Britten

Concert: Beethoven “Eroica” Symphony Thurs. Oct. 10, 2013 at 8:00pm Roy Thomson Hall Stéphane Denève, conductor James Ehnes, violin Programme: James MacMillan: Three Interludes from The Sacrifice (Canadian Première) Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” Britten: Violin Concerto  Review: Every year, early in the TSO’s season, the Canadian violinist James Ehnes visits Toronto for a usually … Continue reading

Concert Review: Toronto Symphony Orchestra – Elgar Cello Concerto

Concert: Elgar Cello Concerto Wed. Sep. 18, 2013 at 8:00pm Roy Thomson Hall Peter Oundjian, conductor Alisa Weilerstein, cello Programme: Britten: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Elgar: Cello Concerto Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 Review: It is that time of the year again, when my beloved TSO starts their season. The 2013-2014 season … Continue reading