Guide to the Toronto Summer Music Festival


July 12th – August 4th, 2018

Toronto Summer Music Festival (TSMF) brings world-renowned performing artists to Toronto for an unparalleled combination of concerts, guest lectures and Masterclasses over four weeks each summer.

Each summer is programmed around a theme and features an array of renowned Canadian and international artists in more than 60 public events at venues such as Toronto's highly acclaimed Koerner Hall at the Royal Conservatory and Walter Hall at the University of Toronto Faculty of Music, Heliconian Hall, and more.

The TSMF Academy offers instruction at the highest level to musicians on the threshold of professional careers through the Chamber Music Institute and the Art of Song programs. As part of the Festival, TSMF Fellows can be found performing on stage along with Resident Artists of the festival in a series of Saturday concerts – Chamber Music reGeneration.

For full information, visit the Toronto Summer Music website


Jonathan Crow takes the reins in Toronto

This year’s edition of the Toronto Summer Music (TSM) marks two milestones: along with a celebration of Canada’s Sesquicentennial, it will inaugurate Jonathan Crow’s tenure as new Artistic Director. Crow, 40, is an internationally acclaimed violinist who has served as concertmaster of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra since 2011.