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Off to the Races

Tuesday, June 27, 2023
8:00 pm


TCO 2023 Summer Toronto Symphony concert

Symphony meets derby

We start our season with a nod to some of the most exciting collaborations of classical music and large scale events – derby races! ! Put on your Derby best and enjoy the best of Ragtime music with your mint julep in hand as we take you to Kentucky and beyond with music of the races and country clubs. The TCO takes centre stage featuring music by Scott Joplin, Leroy Anderson, Aaron Copland, Canadian composer Liza McLellan, and more!


Gioachino Rossini - William Tell Overture

Leroy Anderson

Bugler's Holiday

The Waltzing Cat

Summer Skies

Horse and Buggy

Scott Joplin

The Chrysanthemum

Maple Leaf Rag

Leroy Anderson

Plink Plank Plunk

The Girl in Satin

Governor Bradford March

Liza McLellan - Glory and Power: Fasten Your Seatbelts

--- Intermission ---

Scott Joplin

The Entertainer

Leroy Anderson

Jazz Pizzicato

The First Day of Spring

Scott Joplin

The Ragtime Dance

The Easy Winners

Albert Ketelbey - Bells Across The Meadows

Eric Coates - London Suite

Leroy Anderson - Home Stretch

*Programs are subject to change without notice

Dress code

Come in your Derby Best! Colourful Kentucky Derby inspired dresses, hats, fascinators, riding coats, and any other ensembles that read as a fun day at the race track!

Season Passes

VIP Pick 3 High Table for 2 - $649

Best Experience

VIP Pick 3 Diamond - $249

Best Offer

Pick 3 Gold - $179

Save 16%

Pick 3 Silver - $149

Save 19%

Single Tickets

VIP High Table for 2 - $250

VIP lounge with food & drink tickets included ($60 value)

2 assigned high table seats with the best view.

VIP Diamond - $99

VIP lounge with food & drink tickets included ($30 value)

Select seats from VIP Diamond section.

Gold - $69

Select seats from Gold section.

Silver - $59

Select seats from Silver section.

30 under 30 - $30

Select seats in silver section for people under 30.

Important: Step 1. input promo code "under30"; 2. Select your seats to complete purchase; 3. Show your valid ID at the venue.

For information on accessible seating, services, VIP upgrade, please call hotline numbers 437-780-0763.

Treat Yourself & Your Loved Ones to a VIP Experience


VIP lounge access add-ons $30

Includes (One pass per person):
- access to waterfront lounge
- curated hors d’oeuvres
- mingle with the artists and VIPs



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