You can see free concerts at the Harbourfront Centre this summer

Jun 24 2019, 4:10 pm

Live music at a venue on the water on a warm summer evening? Count us in.

The Harbourfront Centre is presenting concerts twice-a-week at the Toronto Music Garden this summer from June 27 to September 15, absolutely free.

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The Summer Music in the Garden concert series will kick off in honour of the Toronto Music Garden’s 20th anniversary, and will feature 18 free concerts of classical, traditional and world music. The concert will be held on Thursdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 4 pm, including a concert on August 25 that will feature the Music Garden’s “theme song,” Bach’s Suite no. 1 in G Major for solo cello.

Here are just some of the array of shows you can check out:

  • The Madawaska Quartet on June 27 at 7 pm
  • Montreal’s Les Voix humaines viol quartet on June 30 at 4 pm
  • Tamar Ilana and her trans-Mediterranean ensemble, Ventanas on July 11 at 7 pm
  • Violinist Andréa Tyniec and cellist Stéphane Tétreault on July 18 at 7 pm
  • Juno-nominated cellist Elinor Frey and baroque cellist Phoebe Carrai playing Bach’s Suite no. 1 in G Major for solo cello on August 25th at 4 pm.
  • And many, many more!

Bench space at the Garden is limited, so try and get there early to secure a spot, or you could bring along a lawn chair or cozy up on a blanket as well.

You can find more information and view a full schedule of the events here.

Summer Music in the Garden

When: June 27 to September 15, Thursdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 4 pm
Where: 479 Queens Quay West
Price: Free to attend