Small World Music Society is, “the beat of the globe in the heart of Toronto,” engaging audiences, enabling artists, and connecting industry, breaking down walls through the power of music. This year, the Small World Music Festival returned to Toronto stages to usher autumn in with a captivating and diverse mix of sounds new and old. Highlights included legendary Beijing-based Mongolian rockers Hanggai, globally acclaimed Tuareg soul rebels Tinariwen, a free day of global music programming at stackt market, and the anticipated Toronto debuts of NAMU’s fusion of Korean sounds, and Brazil’s provocative Teto Preto.
Throughout April and May, Small World will present the 18th annual “Asian Music Series,” embracing the scope of sounds from across the Asian cultural landscape. Arriving at various venues across the GTA, the Series unites emerging artists with internationally renowned figures and partners with premier presenters.
Small World Music Centre continues to present concerts and workshops as Small World’s intimate venue, and serve as a community space for creation and experimentation year-round inside Artscape Youngplace.