• Sustain


    Sunday December 1, 2019
    8:00pm Concert / 7:15pm Pre-Concert Chat

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  • A commitment to community engagement

    Through several outreach programs, Esprit provides zero-cost opportunities for students and the public to meet and learn from Canadian composers.

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  • Alexina Louie Wins Molson Prize in the Arts

    Dear friends, I’m so pleased that I’ve been afforded the opportunity to share with you the celebration of Alexina Louie being...

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  • FOUNDER AND MUSIC DIRECTOR ALEX PAUK

    Through founding Esprit Orchestra in 1983 and devoting the organisation to new music, Pauk revitalised orchestral life for composers across Canada.

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Esprit Orchestra is Canada's only full-sized, professional orchestra devoted to performing and promoting new orchestral music.

Upcoming Concerts

Sustain

  • Sunday December 1, 2019
    8:00pm Concert / 7:15pm Pre-Concert Chat
  • Koerner Hall,
    TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning,
    273 Bloor St. W.
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Music by Andrew Norman, José Evangelista, and a World Premiere by Adam Scime. Featuring violin soloist Véronique Mathieu.... Read More

Electric & Eclectic

  • Wednesday February 26, 2020
    8:00pm Concert / 7:15pm Pre-Concert Chat
  • Koerner Hall,
    TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning,
    273 Bloor St. W.
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Music by John Adams, Alfred Schnittke, and a World Premiere by James O'Callaghan with surround sound electroacoustics; Performances by Marie Bérard, Stephen Sitarski, Stephen Clarke, and James O'Callaghan.... Read More

Taiko Returns

  • Sunday March 22, 2020
    8:00pm Concert / 7:15pm Pre-Concert Chat
  • Koerner Hall,
    TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning,
    273 Bloor St. W.
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Music and performances by Barbara Croall, Christopher Goddard, Eugene Astapov, Maki Ishii, Shannon Mercer, and Nagata Shachu.... Read More

New Wave Festival

  • April 16th-18th 2020
  • Trinity St. Paul's Centre,
    427 Bloor St. W.

A rendezvous, bridge, crucible, showcase, interface for young composers, performers, and audiences. ... Read More

2019-2020 SEASON BROCHURE

Esprit Brochure

See what's in store for our upcoming season.

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SUPPORT ESPRIT ORCHESTRA

Esprit Orchestra is a registered not-for-profit charitable organization that relies on your financial support to help achieve all of its goals. Each season we engage over 1000 musicians, composers, students, volunteers, and community members to produce high quality concerts and outreach programs.

We can’t do this without donations from people like you.