We are thrilled to welcome you to our 39th performance season, In Peace and Celebration! This year we also celebrate Elise Bradley’s 10th Season as Artistic Director of the Toronto Children’s Chorus. Guest artists for the 2016/17 season include the Nagata Shachu Taiko drummers, Spanish guitarist Warren Nicholson, Stratford actor Geraint Wyn Davies, and friends from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
When Earth Shook
Saturday, October 22, 2016 | 3:00pm
St. Anne’s Anglican Church | 270 Gladstone Ave.
The Toronto Children’s Chorus Training Choirs and Choral Scholars will truly shake the earth with powerful repertoire ranging from 17th century composer Michael Praetorius to present-day artists. The TCC welcomes Japanese taiko drummers Nagata Shachu, trumpeter Stan Klebanoff and organist Matthew Otto as special guests during this reverberating first season concert.
Songs of Celebration
Saturday, November 5, 2016 | 4:00pm
Calvin Presbyterian Church | 26 Delisle Ave.
The Main Choir will uplift the audience with songs of joy and celebration, including the music of Bach, Mendelssohn, Canadian composers, and TCC favourites. Guest guitarist, Warren Nicholson, will perform the stirring music of Spanish composers during this special concert in support of the Chamber Choir’s July 2017 tour to Spain.
A Child’s Christmas
Saturday, December 17, 2016 | 2:00pm
Roy Thomson Hall | 60 Simcoe St.
Usher in the holidays with the angelic voices of more than 300 choristers joined by the TCC Alumni Choir. The choirs will perform seasonal favourites and the Main Choir will present a special ‘musical’ reading of Dylan Thomas’s A Child’s Christmas in Wales, with orchestral arrangements by Nancy Telfer. The Chorus is thrilled to welcome Stratford Festival actor Geraint Wyn Davies as narrator of this enchanting Christmas story, told from a young child’s perspective. Harpist Judy Loman, trumpeter Stan Klebanoff, percussionist Andy Morris and many friends from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra will also join the choirs onstage for this special concert, a family favourite with Toronto audiences.
Celebrate at the Movies
Saturday, February 25, 2017 | 5:00pm
Randolph Theatre | 736 Bathurst St.
Celebrate with more than 300 voices of the Toronto Children’s Chorus in this sing-a-long family concert filled with music from some of the most beloved children’s movies, a first for the Chorus! Bring your voice, dress as your favourite film character and join the choir in singing songs that truly make magical movie moments! The Chorus is excited to welcome guest host, Ramona Gilmour-Darling, Loonette the Clown from The Big Comfy Couch! The TCC also welcomes percussionist Andy Morris and trumpeter Stan Klebanoff as special guests.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 | 4:00pm
Rosedale United Church | 159 Roxborough Dr.
The Chorale Choir will herald the arrival of spring with songs of hope and peace, including Kuarongo by Wehi Whanau of New Zealand, Da Pacem by Jeff Enns, Mass #6 by György Orban, and Gloria Kajoniensis by Levente Gyongyösi. The Chorus will also premiere a new work by Hussein Janmohamed and Shireen Abu-Khader. Guest artists include violinists Carol Lynn Fujino and Virginia Chen Wells, cellist Winona Zelenka and trumpeter Stan Klebanoff.
In Peace and Celebration
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 3:00pm
Toronto Centre for the Arts | 5040 Yonge St.
Our spring concert will celebrate Artistic Director Elise Bradley’s 10th season at the Toronto Children’s Chorus. The Chorus also shares this milestone in its history alongside Canada’s 150th birthday! The walls will vibrate in jubilation as all choirs perform works by Canadian and world composers, including Lori-Anne Dolloff, Hussein Janmohamed, Shireen Abu-Khader, Oscar Peterson, Imant Raminsh and Mark Sirett.
$35.50 – $45.50
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Tour Send-Off Concert
Saturday, July 8, 2017 | 5:00pm
Church of the Redeemer | 162 Bloor St. W.
Come to the Chamber Choir’s tour send-off concert and enjoy the ensemble’s full tour repertoire before they fly to Barcelona, Spain to represent Canada at the 11th World Symposium on Choral Music.