Jun 9, 2010

Fira's Luminato Wish List

images from Luminato's site

As usually, Summer in Toronto is beyond busy. I am still making up my mind about where to go for Luminato (Capa wrote about the festival a few days ago). I've short-listed these events and will further narrow down the list when it comes to actually attending them:

The Ascension of Beauty
by Mark Fast - an installation by a remarkable Canadian-born designer illustrates the synergy between fashion and art. June 11-20, Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street. Free

Vienna Academy Orchestra
- one of the worlds' most renowned orchestras performs Haydn, Mozart, and Schubert. June 12, Trinity St. Paul's, 427 Bloor Street West. $40.

President's Choice 1000 Tastes of Toronto
- international gourmet meals prepared by Toronto's' famous chefs are only $5! June 19 and 20, Queen's Park North.

TSO Goes Late Night: Beethoven Symphony 9
- Music Director Peter Oundjian conducts the Orchestra in Beethoven’s monumental 9th Symphony at 11:00 PM, featuring a full cast of soloists and the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. June 19, Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street. $20-$69

Diva Photos From the Black Star Collection at Ryerson University
- Thirteen photographs of such world-famous divas as Cher, Janis Joplin, Annie Lennox, and Liza Minnelli frame the performances in Yonge-Dundas Square throughout the Festival. June 11-16, Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas Street East. Free.


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