Emily D’Angelo, Lauren Snouffer, Gerhild Romberger, Colin Ainsworth Headline Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s 2023-24 Season

By David Salazar

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2023-24 season.

For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal performances.

First up, Sir Andrew Davis conducts Fauré’s Requiem with the Amadeus Choir. The program also includes music by Mozart and the world premiere of Ed Frazier Davis’ “Sanctus Est Verum Lumen.”

Performance Date: Nov. 8-11, 2023

Mezzo Emily D’Angelo, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra spotlight artist for the 2023-24 season, teams up with Michael Tilson Thomas for Berg’s “Seven Early Songs.” The program also includes Mahler’s fifth symphony.

Performance Date: Nov. 22 – 25, 2023

Dame Jane Glover leads a performance of Händel’s “Messiah.” Soloists include Lauren Snouffer, Krisztina Szabó, Colin Ainsworth, and Joshua Hopkins.

Performance Date: Dec. 17 – 23, 2023 

Gustavo Gimeno leads mezzo Emily D’Angelo in music by Von Bingen, Hildur Gubnadóttir, Missy Mazzoli, and Sarah Kirkland. The concert also includes music by Brahms and Alison Yun-Fei Jiang.

Performance Date: May 1 & 2, 2024

Gustavo Gimeno leads a performance of Mahler’s third symphony with Gerhild Romberger as the alto soloist. The performance also includes members of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and Toronto Children’s Chorus. Katerina Gimon’s “Earth” will also appear on the program.

Performance Date: June 12-15, 2024