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Discover our nation’s distinct musical heritage through interactive Toronto Symphony Orchestra performances on this innovative learning platform. Free for learners of all ages.

Listen to O Canada performed in 12 languages
“O Canada”
Hear our anthem performed in 12 languages. The TSO invited Canadians to perform “O Canada” in their mother tongues. This is our shared anthem.

A still from the animated film Dam the story of Kit the Beaver
Introduction to film music: DAM! The Story of Kit the Beaver
Meet composer Erica Procunier and watch the complete animated film.

The TSO performs Iris at Roy Thomson Hall
Texture and timbre: Jordan Pal Iris
Experience how musical elements can be used to paint pictures through sound.

Peter Oundjian, Jordan Pal, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra after the premiere of Iris
Listening room: Jordan Pal Iris
Watch the complete World Première performance by the TSO.

Wu Man, pipa, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra perform Rejuvenation: A Taoist Journey
Form: Vincent Ho Rejuvenation: A Taoist Journey
Experience the musical element that relates to the structure of the piece.

Wu Man, pipa, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra perform Rejuvenation: A Taoist Journey
Listening room: Vincent Ho Rejuvenation: A Taoist Journey
Watch the complete World Première performance by the TSO.

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra performs Inuit Games
Introduction to Indigenous music: T. Patrick Carrabré Inuit Games
Experience the captivating and unique sounds of Inuit throat singing paired with a full orchestra.

Peter Oundjian conducts the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at Roy Thomson Hall
Listening room: T. Patrick Carrabré Inuit Games
Watch the complete performance of Inuit Games.

Heather Bambrick performs the Log Driver's Waltz with the TSO
Rhythm and melody: Hemsworth “Log Driver’s Waltz”
Experience this classic Canadian song in 3/4 time.

Lucas Waldin conducts Danse Villageoise
Dynamics: Claude Champagne Danse Villageoise
Find out how composers use expressive controls to bring music to life.

An archival photo of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Canadian music timeline
The history of music in our country is filled with bold and surprising moments. Here are some of them.

Lucas Waldin conducts Danse Villageoise
Teacher resources
Find lesson plans to teach Canadian music in the classroom.