This past September Massey Hall was proud to host Yo-Yo Ma And The Silk Road Ensemble while they were in Toronto for the TIFF premiere of The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble. The film, by acclaimed and award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), follows the band over several years and many borders in their quest to teach, collaborate and perform. for a special evening of music that united musicians and traditions from more than twenty countries along the Silk Road — and beyond.
Each year, as the moments and memories pile up, we like to take a minute to recognize and thank the incredible and dedicated staff, crew, patrons, artists, and community of leaders who help make Massey Hall so magical – night after night.
Over the past year, among countless happenings, we welcomed over 200,000 people through its famous red doors including more than 1800 students from 44 different GTA schools and community groups at Share the Music workshops and CONTINUE READING >
On May 29, multiple Grammy-winner Kathleen Battle returns to Roy Thomson Hall for the first time since 2008. Her performance will feature the spirituals that have appeared in her repertoire for years, garnering wide acclaim, but which take on special meaning when brought together under the banner of Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey, a special afternoon of song featuring acclaimed pianist Joel A. Martin and Toronto’s own national treasure, the Nathaniel Dett Chorale.
That Battle returns to the Hall is cause for celebration. CONTINUE READING >
Blues rock titan George Thorogood returns to Massey Hall on Friday, May 6. The “Bad to the Bone” singer and his band, The Destroyers, continue to tour and record, proving they’ve lost none of the drive that propelled them from their very first gig in 1973.
Enter to win a pair of tickets to see George Thorogood & The Destroyers at Massey Hall with special guest JW Jones, and a prize package which includes a pre-concert meet-and-greet with the legendary rocker himself.