Russian Salon: Ages & Stages

Date: June 9, 2019 at 3pm “I am as though dead. But as a comfort to the world, with its thousands of souls, I live on in the hearts of all loving people. And that means I am not dust.” – Michelangelo Buonarroti We begin with Mussorgksy’s visionary Nursery cycle,...

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To The Letter: An Epistolary Celebration

Date: April 14, 2019 at 3pm “And none will hear the postman’s knock without a quickening of the heart.” – W. H. Auden There is something so deeply intimate – and even indecent – about the act of reading a letter addressed to another. We transcend all boundaries of time...

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24th Annual Schubertiad

Date: February 3, 2019 at 3pm “No one feels another’s grief, no one understands another’s joy. People imagine they can reach one another. In reality they only pass each other by.” – Franz Schubert While the idea of listening to and performing individual songs in a specific sequence — as...

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THE MYSTERY OF HISTORY: 1889 in Paris and Vienna

Date: October 21, 2018 at 3pm “Music should be flexible and adaptable to fantasies and dreams.” – Claude Debussy Paris, 1889. Millions of visitors flock to Paris to witness the great wonders of an ever-expanding and brave new world. Among them, a young Claude Debussy strolls though the Exposition Universelle...

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SPANISH-RUSSIAN SALON

SPANISH-RUSSIAN SALON: MADRID > MOSCOW = 4094 KM Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 3pm Address: Trinity St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Phone: 416.466.6323 These could be the words of a fiery-tempered Spaniard or those of an ardent Russian! A vast 4094 kilometers separate Madrid from Moscow....

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SPANISH-RUSSIAN SALON

SPANISH-RUSSIAN SALON: MADRID > MOSCOW = 4094 KM Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 3pm These could be the words of a fiery-tempered Spaniard or those of an ardent Russian! A vast 4094 kilometers separate Madrid from Moscow. That’s 40 long hours in a car. 798 hours if you wanted to...

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FRENCH SALON: a midday in Paris

FRENCH SALON: A MIDDAY IN PARIS Sunday, April 15 at 3pm Join us on a tour-de-Paris as we traipse on and off-the-beaten path of the Great Parisian Salons! From the salon of George Sand hosting her tempestuous lover Chopin, to the salon of Princesse Winnaretta Singer de Polignac – whose...

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MEDICINE + MUSIC: a cardiac affair

MEDICINE + MUSIC: A CARDIAC AFFAIR There is an almost uncontested romantic notion that mental illness and creativity are somehow linked. While researchers have endlessly debated the finer points of this argument, we can all agree that eminent creators have often triumphed over their suffering – both physical and mental...

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23rd ANNUAL SCHUBERTIAD

23rd ANNUAL SCHUBERTIAD: SCHUBERT MANIFOLD In his journal of music Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, Robert Schumann once described the “heavenly lengths” of Schubert’s 9th Symphony. Indeed, Schubert’s mastery transcended all genre: he was equally at home composing one-page-wonder Lieder and sweeping Symphonic works. This year, we would like to dedicate...

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#I’MWITHHER

Co-presented by The Music Gallery & Off Centre Music Salon dérangé   #I’MWITHHER June 8, 2017 at The Heliconian Club 35 Hazelton Avenue, Yorkville, Toronto   In Partnership with: Door Time: 7 PM Event Time: 8 PM Ticket Prices: Regular – $20 Student/Senior/Arts Worker – $15 Music Gallery Member – $12 Advance Ticketing...

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