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Toronto Music Garden

Kahnekaronnion (The Waters)

Thursday, July 3 | 7pm

Singing in Mohawk and English, the Akwesasne Women Singers share their original songs that honour Haudenosaunee women’s experiences, with wisdom and humour. They are joined by Odawa composer Barbara Croall, performing her own compositions on First Nations traditional cedar flute.

Thanks to our 2013 audiences.


Dreams from Andalusia and the Silk Road

Sunday, July 6 | 4pm

The exciting new trio Lalun brings their unique instrumentation and a hypnotic, intercultural sound to their Toronto debut.


Requited Love Stories

Thursday, July 10 | 7pm

The Cecilia String Quartet performs Beethoven's Quartet in F Major, Op. 18 No. 1, and Mendelssohn'sQuartet in E Minor, Op. 44 No. 2.


Wit and Wisdom

Sunday, July 13 | 4pm

Members of New York's Gretchen's Muse, with guest cellist Beiliang Zhu, return to perform Haydn'sString Quartet in E-flat Major, Opus 33 No. 2 ("The Joke"), and Beethoven's Quartet in C Major, Op. 59 No. 3.

Thanks to Judy & Wilmot Matthews.


An Evening with Calum Graham

Thursday, July 17 | 7pm

Don't miss the Toronto Music Garden debut of a young Canadian acoustic guitar star. Punctuated with elements of jazz, pop and acoustic blues, Graham's impassioned fingerstyle work is swept along by a powerful rhythmic undercurrent, with his mellow vocals sometimes joining the mix.

Thanks to Sandra & Jim Pitblado.


Songs of Wandering

Thursday, August 7 | 7pm

The Montreal-based Bombadils return with original songs inspired by their cross-continent travels – a contemporary sound rooted in tradition, fired by virtuosity, generosity and imagination.

Thanks to Sandra & Jim Pitblado.


All Things Brass and Beautiful

Sunday, August 10 | 4pm

The Trillium Brass Quintet weaves a rich tapestry of sounds and styles in a program that ranges from Renaissance Spain to modern Canada, catching Kurt Weill, Bartok, Brahms, Gershwin and more en route.


Jayme Stone's Lomax Project

Thursday, August 14 | 7pm

Five of North America's most distinctive and creative roots musicians come together to celebrate the work of famed folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax (1915-2002) by reviving, recycling and re-imagining traditional music.


Jewish Music From the Carpathian Bow

Thursday, September 4 | 7pm

One of the world's great klezmer ensembles, Veretski Pass presents pre-World War II Jewish melodies from Ukraine, Carpathian-Ruthenia, Bessarabia and Rumania, in their unique, energetic "village style" arrangements.

Thanks to the Gail Asper Family Foundation.


Soundscapades: An Exploration of a City Full of Sound

Sunday, September 7 | 4pm

Using more than 80 percussion instruments, TorQ Percussion Quartet presents a program of music created collectively by all four members and reflecting the diverse sounds, landscapes and people of the city of Toronto.



Thursday, September 11 | 7pm

A red dress, a parka, gold shoes and snow. Mix it up with accordionist Tiina Kiik and dancer Julia Aplin as they explore the intersection of dance and music! Note: 30-minute concert due to early sunset.

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If it’s Sunday, this must be Paris: A Baroque Musical Tour

Sunday, September 14 | 4pm

A musical travelogue from Baroque Europe, featuring trio and solo sonatas from Germany, France, England, Italy and more, performed by some of Toronto's leading period instrument exponents.

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