The last several Festivals have been programmed thematically, focusing on a different place or period in music history and has featured top level international guest artists at Koerner Hall, Walter Hall, and other venues around Toronto with over 50 public events over the course of 4 weeks.
The 2019 Toronto Summer Music Festival features 50+ public events including 28 mainstage concerts performed by renowned Canadian and international artists plus master classes, lectures, workshops, and free outreach concerts. The 2019 Festival theme, Beyond Borders, explores and celebrates the cross-cultural influences that have pervaded classical music from the times of Mozart and Mahler to today.
The 2019 Festival showcases an outstanding group of artists including soprano Adrianne Pieczonka, pianist Jon Kimura Parker, renowned countertenor Daniel Taylor, pianist Angela Hewitt performing Bach’s beloved Goldberg Variations, the acclaimed Dover Quartet, The Art of Time Ensemble with Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah Slean, the Rolston String Quartet, conductor Gemma New, and world premieres by celebrated Canadian composers Alexina Louie and Christos Hatzis.
Who is it for?
General admission is $20. There will be a few free concerts (including some for kids).
Exceptions: $90 per ticket for July 18 event
WHEN & WHERE
Date & Time:
July 11 to August 3, 2019 – Schedule
Monday through Saturday from July 11 (7:30pm) until August 3 (9:30pm)
Run time: 1 to 3 hours
Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1V6
Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C5
Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1M4
Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1T9
Public transport accessible