Inaugural Performance with the Toronto Concert Orchestra

Inaugural Performance with the Toronto Concert Orchestra

Inaugural Performance with the Toronto Concert Orchestra “Viennese Violins”

Inspired by the open-air celebrations of classical music made popular by the Dutch superstar violinist Andre Rieu, this program features an array of dazzling waltzes from popular operettas, symphonic soundtracks and timeless songs. Including works by Johann Strauss Jr., Franz Lehar, Maurice Ravel, Nino Rota and Celine Dion, among others.

In the event of a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM, the event will have to be cancelled. This will be announced ASAP on social media and the website.

An itinerant professional orchestra, Toronto Concert Orchestra can be heard from spring through fall in some of downtown Toronto’s magnificent concert venues and churches, as well as in communities across Ontario, where it delivers diverse musical offerings.

Program

Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)
Emperor Waltz

Franz Lehar (1870-1948)
Merry Widow

Vittorio Monti (1868-1922)
Czardas

Gail Nemetz Robinson
Lovers’ Waltz*
*Canadian Premiere

Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908)
Zigeunerweisen

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Tzigane

Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)
Liebesleid

Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
La Cappriccio

Nino Rota (1911-1979)
A Time for Us

James Horner (1953-2015)
My Heart Will Go On

Jules Massenet (1842-1912)
Meditation from “Thais”

Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880)
Can-can

 


VENUE

Millennium Park in Collingwood
45 Heritage Dr.
Collingwood, ON

IMPORTANT! There is no parking available at Millennium Park. You can use the Collingwood Leisure Time Club parking lot at 100 Minnesota St. and then walk over to the park. 

If you require assistance to get to the venue, a shuttle bus will be available for all GOLD pass holders and ticket patrons who have pre-purchased transportation (ticket option #1). The wheelchair-accessible buses will depart every 10 minutes from the corner of Huron St. and Minnesota St. (20 Minnesota St.) from 5-7pm and bring you back after the concert.

Chairs will be provided to all ticket patrons attending this event!

Millennium Park has accessible washrooms, but do keep in mind that the ground is soft (grass).

This event has been made possible by the kind and gracious support of Tony and Anne Arrell.

Shuttle Bus Ticket Upgrade

Shuttle Bus Ticket Upgrade

SHUTTLE BUS Ticket Upgrade

Purchase this $5 shuttle bus upgrade, if you purchased a standard ticket to the Inaugural Performance (Friday, July 5 @ 7pm) or the Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir (Saturday, July 6 @ 7pm) but require assistance to get to the venue. The wheelchair-accessible buses will depart every 10 minutes from the corner of Huron St. and Minnesota St. (20 Minnesota St.) from 5-7pm and bring you back after the concert.

Note: The shuttle is only provided for ticketed evening performances (July 5-6) and NOT during the day for any of the FREE Saturday performances in the park.

 


VENUE

Millennium Park in Collingwood
45 Heritage Dr.
Collingwood, ON

Chairs will be provided to all ticket patrons attending this event!

Millennium Park has accessible washrooms, but do keep in mind that the ground is soft (grass).

Inaugural Performance with Special Guest Jeremy Dutcher

Inaugural Performance with Special Guest Jeremy Dutcher

Inaugural Performance with the National Academy Orchestra and Special Guest Jeremy Dutcher

Inaugural Concert featuring the National Academy Orchestra of Canada (full 65-piece orchestra) led by Maestro Alain Trudel with special guest Jeremy Dutcher who performs songs inspired by his Wolastoq First Nation roots.

This event happens rain or shine! Come prepared for time in the sun (hat, sunscreen) ​and pack an umbrella in case of a passing shower. In the event of a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM, the event will have to be cancelled. This will be announced ASAP on social media and the website.

He wowed Canada with operatic arias sung in a near-extinct indigenous language. Now he’s taking his culture to the world.

The Guardian

Program

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)
The Barber of Seville (Overture)

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 6, Op. 68 “Pastoral”
I. Allegro ma non troppo

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Concerto in E major, Op. 8 No. 1, RV 269
“Spring” from The Four Seasons

Jeremy Dutcher (1990-      )
Honor Song
Mehcinut
Skicinuwihkuk

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)
Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14
IV. March to the scaffold

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Symphony No. 6, Op. 74 “Pathétique”
Allegro molto vivace

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Boléro

 


VENUE

Millennium Park in Collingwood
45 Heritage Dr.
Collingwood, ON

IMPORTANT! There is no parking available at Millennium Park. You can use the Collingwood Leisure Time Club parking lot at 100 Minnesota St. and then walk over to the park. 

If you require assistance to get to the venue, a shuttle bus will be available for all GOLD pass holders and ticket patrons who have pre-purchased transportation (ticket option #1). The wheelchair-accessible buses will depart every 10 minutes from the corner of Huron St. and Minnesota St. (20 Minnesota St.) from 5-7pm and bring you back after the concert.

Chairs will be provided to all ticket patrons attending this event!

Millennium Park has accessible washrooms, but do keep in mind that the ground is soft (grass).

This event has been co-sponsored by:



The Businesses of Downtown Collingwood

In Memoriam: Pattie Cleghorn and Marg Bridgman
From the Cleghorn Family

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