Academic Performances

  • Music Lights The Way (FREE TO WATCH)

    Come together with us to launch the Celebration Series®, Sixth Edition in spectacular fashion.

    With newly composed works and well-known repertoire performed by internationally acclaimed pianists including Stewart Goodyear, Angela Hewitt, and Jan Lisiecki, it will be a concert you don’t want to ...

  • Johannes Debus conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra (FREE TO WATCH)

    Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 88 in G Major, Hob.I:88
    Béla Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, op. 19a, BB82, Sz.73a (suite from pantomime)
    Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, op. 68

  • The Robert W. and G. Ann Corcoran Concerto Competition (FREE TO WATCH)

    Hear the talented solo performers of The Glenn Gould School compete for the opportunity to perform a concerto with the Royal Conservatory Orchestra during the 2022-23 concert season.

    Concert Program

    Learn more about the Judges

  • The Glenn Gould School Chamber Competition Finals

    Hear the talented ensembles of The Glenn Gould School compete for over $14,000 in prizes.

    2022 GGS Chamber Competition Results

    Chamber Groups

    1st Prize $4,000 Mykola Trio Daniel Dastoor, David Liam Roberts, and Godwin Friesen

    2nd Prize $3,000 Highwood Quartet Hee-Soo Yoon, Daniel Dastoor, ...

  • Tania Miller conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra

    Tania Miller, conductor
    Jean-Luc Therrien, piano
    Royal Conservatory Orchestra

    Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring (suite for full orchestra)
    Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major, S.125
    I. Adagio, sostenuto assai - Allegro agitato assai
    II. Allegro moderato
    III. Allegro deciso - ...

  • The Glenn Gould School Vocal Showcase

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    Antonio Vivaldi: “Laudamus te”
    (Stella Heald, soprano, 1st year BMus; Lauren Smith, soprano, 1st year BMus; Rachael Kerr, piano)

    Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky: “To Forget so Soon”
    (Diana Agasian, soprano, 4th year BMus; Jennifer Tung, piano...

  • Earl Lee conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra

    Hector Berlioz: Le corsaire, op. 21
    George Walker: Lyric for Strings
    Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 5 in F Major, op. 103 (“Egyptian”) (Thomas Torok, piano)
    Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, op. 14

    Earl Lee is a renowned Korean-Canadian conductor and cellist, recently appo...

  • Andrei Feher conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra

    Andrei Feher, Music Director of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, has earned a reputation for his musical maturity and integrity, natural authority on the podium, and an imaginative and intelligent approach.

    Part of the Temerty Orchestral Program at The Glenn Gould School (GGS), the Ro...

  • Barry Shiffman with Jeanie Chung

    Barry Shiffman, violin & viola
    Jeanie Chung, piano


    Johann Sebastian Bach: Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D Minor for Solo Violin, BWV 1004 (transcribed for viola)

    Florence Price: Fantasie No. 1 in G Minor, for violin and piano

    Florence Price: Adoration, for violin and piano, (arr. Ela...

  • Academy Chamber Orchestra

    April 28, 2019

    Ivars Taurins, conductor
    Winners of the Taylor Academy Concerto Competition
    Academy Chamber Orchestra

    Charles Auguste de Bériot: Allegro-maestoso from Violin Concerto No. 7 in G Major, op. 76
    (Sean Ping, violin)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Allegro from Piano Concerto No. 2...

  • Tania Miller conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra (2015)

    Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp Minor

    1. Trauermarsch: In gemessenem Schritt. Streng. Wie ein Kondukt. (Funeral March: At a measured pace.
    Strict. Like a cortège)
    2. Stürmisch bewegt. Mit grösser Vehemenz (Tempestuously. With utmost vehemence)
    3. Scherzo: Kräftig, nic...

  • The Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble: Abalone

    Curated and conducted by Brian Current, the students of The Glenn Gould School perform the world premiere of Canadian composer Anna Höstman’s Abalone for distanced ensemble.

    Daniel Dastoor, violin
    Royce Richert, violin
    Yanet Campbell, violin
    Hee-Soo Yoon, violin
    Christian Wrona, viola

  • Beethoven Cello Sonatas

    1 season

    Glenn Gould School faculty member and Toronto Symphony Orchestra principal cellist, Joseph Johnson, will perform all five Beethoven Sonatas and three Variations for cello and piano with GGS pianists Eric Guo, Godwin Friesen, Alexander Malikov, Agnė Radzevičiūtė, and Sae Yoon Chon.

  • The Glenn Gould School Vocal Showcase


    Cécile Chaminade: “Villanelle”
    Ella Farlinger, soprano, 2nd year BMus
    Jennifer Tung, piano

    Giacomo Puccini: “Che gelida manina” from La bohème
    Tyler Cervini, tenor, 2nd year ADP
    Jennifer Tung, piano

    Michael Head: “Beloved” from Over the Rim of the Moon
    Charlotte Anderson, soprano, 1st ...

  • The Glenn Gould School Piano Showcase

    An all-French program including the complete 1st Book of Debussy Preludes and various works for two pianos and one piano four hands.


    Claude Debussy: Préludes, Book 1, L. 117
    1. Danseuses de Delphes: Lent et grave
    Mariya Orlenko: 4
    th year BMus from the studio of John Perry and David L...

  • The Glenn Gould School Spring Opera: Benjamin Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia

    The extraordinary artists of The Glenn Gould School vocal program perform their annual opera in Koerner Hall, this year in a concert version format.

    Etruscan prince Tarquinius, who is leading Rome in a war against the Greeks, is tired of hearing his general Collatinus speak of his virtuous wif...

  • Rebanks Family Fellowship Concert

    The Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program at The Royal Conservatory’s Glenn Gould School is the only one of its kind in Canada, offering a rich curriculum for career development. Alumni of the program grace the world’s great stages, including Carnegie Hall, Wig...

  • The Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble: FLIPBOOK: Music and Images

    Thursday, February 18, 2021

    Brian Current, conductor
    Yanet Campbell Secades, violin
    Daniel Dastoor, violin
    Royce Richert, violin
    Hee-Soo Yoon, violin
    Matthew Eeuwes, viola
    Christian Wrona, viola
    Mansur Kadirov, cello
    Jacques Forest, bass
    Sarah Pollard, flute
    Michael Zaapavigna, flute
    Anna Betuz...

  • The Royal Conservatory Orchestra

    Sunday, October 4, 2020

    Jonathan Crow, concertmaster
    Sae Yoon Chon, piano
    Royal Conservatory Orchestra


    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385 (“Haffner”)
    I. Allegro con spirito
    II. Andante
    III. Menuetto and Trio
    IV. Presto

    Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto ...

  • Leon Fleisher conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra

    February 16, 2018

    Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62

    Ludwig van Beethoven Born in Bonn, Germany, December 15 or 16, 1770; died in Vienna, Austria, March 26, 1827

    Coriolan Overture, op. 62
    This is the first great work in a genre now known as the ‘concert overture.’ It was a new gen...

  • Johannes Debus conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra

    Leonard Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

    Friday, April 20, 2018

    Program Notes

  • Tania Miller conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra

    - September 26, 2019

    Segei Prokofiev: Symphony No.5 in B flat Major, Op.100

    Program Notes

  • Gábor Takács-Nagy conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra

    September 28, 2018

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Overture to La clemenza di Tito, K. 621

    Program Notes

  • Johannes Debus conducts the Royal Conservatory Orchestra

    February 14, 2020

    Richard Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20

    Program Notes