TMC with the TSO

Our guest appearances

The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir has sung classical masterworks with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra since 1937. Each season, we perform a number of great choral works with the TSO. We also make other guest appearances throughout the season.

2021/22 season

Check back regularly. More concerts are expected to be added to our guest appearance schedule.

December 15-19, 2021

Messiah

TMC joins the TSO and great soloists for this annual holiday Toronto favourite – Handel’s stirring Messiah. This year conducted by TSO Resident Conductor and TMC Associate Conductor Simon Rivard! Get more details on the TSO website.

Simon Rivard, conductor
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

June 15-19, 2022

Gimeno + Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”

A triumphant rallying cry to hope, humanity, and universal fellowship, Beethoven’s eternal and transcendent Symphony No. 9—culminating in the ecstatic and uplifting “Ode to Joy”—reflects a moment in our history like no other. This unforgettable Toronto concert, which combines the Orchestra, chorus, and vocal soloists, will be one for the ages. More details on the TSO website.

Gustavo Gimeno, conductor
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

2020/21 Online projects

Completed with the TSO during the pandemic

December 2020

Messiah: Complex

TMC was thrilled to be part of Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) and the TSO’s innovative, multi-lingual cross-Canada project in December 2020. The Choir had the honour of singing the Hallelujah Chorus for this project. Learn more about the project here: https://atgtheatre.com/upcoming/messiah-complex/

May 2020

Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine

In May 2020, 126 choristers and orchestral musicians from the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra and Toronto Symphony Orchestra came together under the artistic leadership of conductor Simon Rivard to create a virtual performance of Fauré’s lyrical Cantique de Jean Racine. You can enjoy it on YouTube.