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Artword's Guide to Music Groups, Organizations and Resources in Toronto, for classical and new music, and opera.

Music Groups
Concert Halls / Music Venues

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Performance Venues (& map)
Theatre Companies
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Information compiled by Judith Sandiford 

Array Music and its ensemble supports new composition.

Art of Time Ensemble, with a 4-concert season, mixes classical, jazz and experiments with other disciplines.
Association of Improvising Musicians, an umbrella organization promoting local, creative, improvising musicians.
Esprit Orchestra is Canada's only full-sized orchestra devoted exclusively to new music.
Nathaniel Dett Chorale is Canada's first professional choral group dedicated to Afrocentric music of all styles
Opera Atelier producing opera, ballet and drama from the 17th and 18th centuries.
Soundstreams Canada commissions and presents Canadian and international new music, for dynamic encounters among composers, performers and audiences.
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra perform on period instruments
Tapestry New Opera Works develops and produces new and original works of music theatre and opera.
Toronto Consort, a chamber ensemble specializing in the music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and early Baroque.
For a much more complete list of music groups in Toronto, consult Wholenote's online
member's profiles.
And in other categories:
Fado Performance, a Canadian artist-run centre for performance art.

Massey Hall, 178 Victoria Street at Shuter, built in 1893 by Hart Massey is a heritage site, (2753 seats)

Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St. West at John St., 341 seats, CBC Broadcast Centre's concert venue is also a recording studio.
Music Gallery, in St George-the-Martyr Anglican Church at John and Stephanie Streets, is a centre for presenting innovation and experimentation in all forms of music.
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street at King, seats 2630, built in 1982 as Toronto's new concert hall, home of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street (Sheppard or North York Centre subway) has 3 spaces for theatre and concerts: Main Stage Theatre (1727 seats), George Weston Recital Hall (1036 seats) and Studio Theatre (200 seats).
Trinity St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. W. at Spadina, is home to Tafelmusik and the Toronto Consort.
University of Toronto, Faculty of Music, 80 Queen's Park, south of Bloor, has two performance halls: Walter Hall (seats 490), and MacMillan Theatre (seats 815).

Music Organizations / Listings

Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street, holds Canada's largest collection of Canadian concert music and promotes the works of its Associate Composers in Canada and worldwide.

Classical 96.3 FM music events listing in their Toronto Guide.
Listserve of new experimental and improvised music:
Toronto Life's
classical music listings.
Wholenote Magazine (on-line version) lists music events monthly.