Toronto Symphony to kick off 100th-anniversary year with April 2022 quintuple-conductor event

Posted on: January 7, 2022

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra has announced that it will kick off its 100th-anniversary year with a concert on April 9, 2022 entitled “Celebrate 100: Maestros’ Special Homecoming.” The concert will feature TSO Music Director Gustavo Gimeno and four former TSO music directors: Conductor Emeritus Peter Oundjian, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Günther Herbig, and Conductor Laureate Sir Andrew Davis. Marion Newman—a Kwagiulth and Stó:lō First Nations mezzo-soprano with English, Irish, and Scottish heritage—will host the concert, which will feature music highlighting key moments in the TSO’s history. The TSO’s 100th anniversary year runs from April 2022 to June 2023.