The New Classical FM is the Official Media Partner of TIFF’s “Cinematheque” programme. This year-round programme at the TIFF Bell Lightbox is devoted to film classics and favorites, rarities and recent restorations. Each season “Cinematheque” features curated retrospectives, national and regional spotlights, experimental and avant-garde cinema and in-cinema conversations and special guests. For tickets and info go to tiff.net.
June 20, 21, 22
The New Classical FM is the Official Radio Sponsor of Moses Znaimer’s annual ideacity conference…June 20, 21, 22 at Koerner Hall. This year’s theme is “Worlds In Collision” a look at the latest tech revolutions like robots, artificial intelligence, blockchain and more. Attend in person or watch it live from home. Get all the details at ideacity.ca.
THE NEW CLASSICAL FM PET OF THE WEEK
We’re proud sponsors of The Toronto Humane Society and each week we highlight a different pet who is in need of finding it’s “forever home”. Check our website every Monday for each weeks updated pet or learn more about the adoption process by visiting torontohumanesociety.com.
THE SHAW FESTIVAL
April 4 to October 28
The New Classical FM is the Official Radio Sponsor of The Shaw Festival 2018 Season at Niagara-On-The-Lake from April 4 to October 28. This year’s World-class theatre line-up includes 14 plays on 3 stages. See “Grand Hotel”, “The Magician’s Nephew”, “The Hound of the Baskervilles” and more. To check out their complete schedule or to order tickets go to shawfest.com or call 1-800-511-SHAW
THE PIANO GUYS
The New Classical FM is proud to present “The Piano Guys” live at the Budweiser Stage… Tuesday July 31 at 6:30pm. The world wide classical music sensation became popular by creating their successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos such as their innovative version of One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful.” For tickets and more information go to ticketmaster.ca.
THE TORONTO SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018
July 2 to August 4
The New Classical FM is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of “The Toronto Summer Music Festival 2018” at Koerner Hall, Walter Hall and Heliconian Hall from July 2 to August 4. This summer’s festival is a tribute to the 100th anniversary of the end of World War and features the Borodin Quartet, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, L’histoire du soldat, A Tribute to Yehudi Mehuhin and Ben Heppner with the Toronto Mass Choir performing a tribute to Gospel Music, plus free concerts, kids concerts and more! For a complete event line-up or to purchase tickets go to www.torontosummermusic.com.
YANNI 25 – LIVE AT THE ACROPOLIS ANNIVERSARY TOUR
World-renowned composer Yanni returns with “Yanni 25 – Live At The Acropolis Anniversary Tour” at the Budweiser Stage on Saturday, July 21 at 8:00pm. He will be Performing his instrumental hits from shows that have become famous around the world and for the first time ever, fans will be introduced to music from his new album “Truth of Touch.” For tickets and more info visit ticketmaster.ca.
While he is recognized as one of the most esteemed classical artists on the planet, Ludovico Einaudi is no one-trick pony. The prolific Italian pianist and composer possesses an impressive catalog that traverses the genre gamut, incorporating pop, rock, folk, electronic, world music and more. Bringing with him decades of experience in the live arena, don’t miss Ludovico Einaudi on his 2018 North American tour ‘Essential Einaudi.’Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. For tickets call 1-855-985-5000 or visit www.livenation.com and www.ticketmaster.ca.
July 13 to 29
Soon, Elora will be filled with the most beautiful music in the world. In its 39th year, North America’s signature music festival, the Elora Festival, will again present a world class experience for music lovers. From Chantal Kreviazuk to Ben Heppner to the Rolston String Quartet, the Elora Festival brings a range of top talent to Elora, the “prettiest town in Ontario.” From July 13th to 29th the Elora Festival continues its tradition of presenting outstanding vocal, choral and chamber music artists of national and international stature. Elora expects capacity crowds from across Canada (and beyond) as they’ve assembled another exciting lineup! For tickets and more info visit elorafestival.ca.
PEEKS TORONTO CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL
July 7 to August 12
Join us as we celebrate the 51st anniversary of the festival! The Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival is 4 glorious weeks of Caribbean music, cuisine, and revelry. It’s an all-out spectacle of visual and performing arts. For more info visit: https://
STRATFORD SUMMER MUSIC
July 16 to August 26
The New Classical FM is the “Official Classical Radio Sponsor” of “Stratford Summer Music 2018” from July 16 to August 26. The Summer program presents over 100 concerts and events throughout Stratford’s downtown core. There’s Big Band, Classical, a Grand Piano Series, Vocalists and more. For a complete line-up go to stratfordsummermusic.ca or call 1 (866) 288-4313.
THE 5TH ANNUAL CULTURAL HOTSPOT
On Now to October 31
The New Classical FM is the “Official Radio Sponsor” of “The 5th Annual Cultural Hotspot”…on now to October 31. The program features arts, culture, culinary adventures, festivals, family events in Scarborough and most events are free. For a complete list of exciting events go to: toronto.ca/culturalhotspot.
LEAVE A LEGACY™ INFORMATION SERIES
On Now to October 11
For several years, the CAGP GTA Chapter has conducted a highly popular Leave A Legacy Community Outreach information series in the Greater Toronto Area. Join us from May to October as we host our annual LEAVE A LEGACY™ Public Information Series which this year is presented by WEALTHinsurance.com. For more info visit cagptoronto.org.
SHAKESPEARE IN HIGH PARK
June 28 to September 2
Zoomer Radio is the “Official Radio Station” of Canadian Stage’s ”Annual Shakespeare in High Park” featuring 2 classics…”Romeo and Juliet” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on alternating nights from June 28 to September 2. Experience Canada’s longest running outdoor theatre event under the stars at this pay-what-you-can event or reserve your spot online. Gates open at 6 pm- show starts at 8. For more information visit canadianstage.com.
TORONTO OUTDOOR ART FAIR
July 6 to 8
The New Classical FM is a proud Radio Sponsor of the “Toronto Outdoor Art Fair”…Canada’s largest and longest-running juried outdoor contemporary art fair at Nathan Phillips Square…July 6 to 8 with a dynamic showcase of over 340 visual artists and it’s free – rain or shine. For more information go to: torontooutdoor.art.
DANCING ON THE PIER AT HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
July 12 to August 30
The The New Classical FM is the official Radio Sponsor of “Dancing on the Pier” at Harbourfront Centre… Free social dancing by the water with live music every Thursday evening featuring the Toronto All-star Big Band and Changui Havana from 7pm – 10pm. For more information visit harbourfrontcentre.com.
SUMMER MUSIC IN THE GARDEN – HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
June 28 to September 16
The New Classical FM is the official Radio Sponsor of Harbourfront Centre’s 19th season of “Summer Music In The Garden”… Free classical concerts every Thursday at 7 PM and Sunday 4 PM at the beautiful Toronto Music Garden on Queens Quay West. For more information go to harbourfrontcentre.com.
On Now to July 8th
Janel Parrish leads a cast of riotous Pink Ladies and T-Birds in the smash-hit live production of Grease the Musical. Featuring all of the unforgettable hit songs of Grease, including “Summer Nights,” “You’re The One That I Want,” “Greased Lightning” and more! Playing at the Winter Garden Theatre – Elgin Winter Garden Theatre Centre, 189 Yonge St. For tickets visit: https://www.ticketmaster.ca/ or www.GreaseOnStage.com