Jun 21, 2018
By Michael Kramer
Mayor John Tory is presenting an inspiring musical master with the “Key to the City.”
Maestro Peter Oundjian is being honoured for invigorating the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in a number of ways during his tenure – which includes the creation of recordings, tours and innovative programming like the New Creations Festival.
As Conductor Emeritus his final season is currently coming to an end with a month-long musical celebration of his career.
Oundjian will receive the Toronto honour Friday at 1:30 at Roy Thomson Hall –
following a free Thank You Toronto concert by the TSO at 12:30.
June 28th to 30th he concludes his time as TSO Music Director – with Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.