Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert returns to Toronto (Roy Thomson Hall, January 1, 2:30pm) and Hamilton (FirstOntario Concert Hall, December 30, 2:30pm) this holiday season. This year’s concert will feature a brilliant new program of Strauss waltzes and sweeping melodies from beloved operettas performed by acclaimed European singers, champion ballroom dancers, ballet, and live symphony orchestra.
Also co-produced with Roy Thomson Hall: Bravissimo! Opera’s Greatest Hits (New Year’s Eve, 7pm). Four world-renowned opera stars, backed by a 40-voice opera chorus and full orchestra, will perform your favourite arias, choruses, and duets that have withstood the test of time and are as bright and everlasting as the tradition of New Year’s Eve.
AGCP co-presents the Cinematic Series with the Sony Centre; films presented in stunning HD with live orchestra. Upcoming performances: Casino Royale in Concert (October 11-12), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (November 15-17), Amadeus Live (February 21-22), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (May 2-4), and Ghostbusters Live (June 8). www.salutetovienna.com