"And now we welcome the new year, full of
things that have never been."
Rainer Maria Rilke
Welcome to our 20th Anniversary Season!
Every year, when
we come to this exciting moment, standing on the precipice
just as our concert season is about to begin, we feel as though we are indeed about to see "things that have never been," discover untold stories, hear familiar melodies in a brand new way… How that feeling is amplified this year!
Had someone told us, 20 seasons ago, where Off Centre would be today, we likely would have called them liars– presenting Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire? Stravinsky's L'histoire du soldat? Not a chance… Well, here we are. Along with those two Master Works, we also celebrate the repertoire that has been with us all along: our 20th Annual Schubertiad and a programme devoted entirely to music inspired by the struggles of love.
In honour of our 20th birthday, we are also launching dérangé, a new two concert mini-series that will celebrate an even more "out-of-line" and interdisciplinary approach to concert-giving (held at Toronto's aptly named The Music
As always, we are so thrilled to be presenting some of our
favourite Canadian guest artists in programmes that promise to be as off centre as ever. And we cannot wait to share them with you, our extended musical family.
Read more about the programme for this upcoming season >>
Join us for our 2014-2015 season and become a member of the Off Centre Music Salon's extended family!
Inna Perkins and Boris Zarankin
Founders and Artistic Directors
Off Centre Music Salon
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