Music will save the world, said the great Pablo Casals.
And we can certainly all agree that right now we are in dire need of some saving. This season we are transported (and saved) by our beloved Schubert, by a dose of the very best in musical medicine, by a traipse through the salacious salons of Paris, and finally, by the passion of the Spaniards (and their brothers-in-ardour, the Russians).
Now in its 23rd Anniversary Season, Off Centre Music Salon began as an attempt to find the magical, inclusive atmosphere of the Viennese and Parisian Salons of the 19th Century. At a time when the concert hall experience had become almost clinical in its austerity, we felt the need, more than ever, to go back to a time when music was intimately shared, when concerts told a story and created personal
connections for audience and performer alike.
This fall, we welcome you back to our “home” at Toronto’s Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre to do just that—to find those magical connections on the journey towards Musical Salvation.
Lofty plans, indeed!
See you soon,