Pocket Concerts uses music to connect people through shared experiences by bringing some of Canada’s finest musicians into homes and offices all over Toronto to deliver the complete, intimate chamber music concert. In an interactive and informal setting, each concert consists of an hour of music followed by a reception with the artists. Hailed for its “intimacy that’s hard to find in the concert hall” by the Toronto Star, Pocket Concerts has received numerous accolades, including being listed in Toronto Life’s “Best in the City 2015” and “TIFF Guide,” as well as BlogTO’s “10 Fun Activities For A First Date.”
“At Yamaha Canada Music, we are always looking for ways to connect classical musicians at different levels of their careers with the community,” says Aya Sato, Marketing Manager, Yamaha Canada Music. “Working with Pocket Concerts allows us to give people the chance to experience classical music in an innovative, intimate, and interactive way, and for some, maybe for the first time.”
The concert at Ronald McDonald House Toronto will launch a series of similar concerts across Toronto, all sponsored by Yamaha Canada Music. It is one of many initiatives that not only reach out to the community at large with music, but also nurtures the arts community by engaging local talent.