Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Feb 14, 2023


Perfect for Valentine’s Day, selections from Prokofiev’s masterpiece about Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers are paired with Lalo’s salute to the sultry dance rhythms of Spain, featuring Menuhin Competition winner María Dueñas as soloist. Celebrating its centennial season, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra makes its Symphony Center debut with its dynamic new music director, Gustavo Gimeno.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
8:00 PM

Symphony No. 2


Symphonie espagnole


Recuerdos de la Alhambra [Encore with María Dueñas]


Suite from Romeo and Juliet


Lyric Waltz from Ballet Suite No. 1 [Encore]


Somewhere from West Side Story [Encore]

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