Summer Music in the Garden 2024

June 30th, 2024 § 0 comments § permalink

Check out this summer’s lineup at the coolest performance space in town. All concerts are free (donations accepted).

Wholenote Cover

May 30th, 2024 § 0 comments § permalink

Really happy to make the cover of the Wholenote, with this great shot taken by Adam Coish. The article talks about upcoming performances of Lessons in Failure, my play+recital, as well as the upcoming 2024 season at Summer Music in the Garden. Yas!

Read the feature article here: Embracing Failure: In Conversation with Gregory Oh

or you can read the magazine on the reader below.

Volume 29 Issue 6 | June, July & August 2024

New Season of SMIG!

June 1st, 2023 § 0 comments § permalink

Here’s the new trailer for the 2023 season of Summer Music in the Garden, as assembled by myself and Associate Curator Rebecca Cuddy!

Excuse the Mess

April 2nd, 2023 § 0 comments § permalink

We just had to update our server, and WordPress is unhappy. Apologies for the mess!

Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Musical Direction!

October 18th, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

The Least We Could Do – Nov 3, 2022 @ MUN

October 18th, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

This is going to be a fun show! Will be playing Ann Southam’s Glass Houses No. 5, Phillip Glass’ Etude No. 6, Sean Griffin’s Pattycake, Steve Reich’s Piano Phase and Frederic Rzewski’s Coming Together. Tickets here.

NEWFOUND Music Festival

June 1st, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

Here’s some video from the 2022 Newfound Music Festival, where I perform some WIlliam Grant Still – Dark Horsemen and Summerland, as well as Jerome Kitzke’s Sunflower Sutra.

Battle of Manassas by Thomas Wiggins

January 7th, 2022 § 0 comments § permalink

This just dropped. When I read about this piece in an article by George Lewis, I immediately listened to this great recording by John Davis. I am blown away by this work. It is powerful, incredibly intense and feels like it could have been written today. It was written by a 14-year old blind virtuoso pianist in the 1860s who was a slave.

News: I’m the new curator for Harbourfront’s Summer Music in the Garden

September 5th, 2021 § 0 comments § permalink

I’m pretty excited to be programming again! Harbourfront has always been one of my favourite areas of Toronto and I love the beauty and unique vibe that the Music Garden has brought to the lakeshore.

Press release below:


Summer Music in the Garden Welcomes Curator Gregory Oh

Harbourfront Centre opens a new chapter for landmark outdoor concert series

Toronto, ON, August 23, 2021 Harbourfront Centre‘s beloved music series Summer Music in the Garden welcomes genre-defying new music revolutionary Gregory Oh as its new curator for the 2022 season. The award-winning pianist, Dora-nominated music director and conductor takes the helm of this landmark summer event beginning September 2021.

“We are delighted to announce that Gregory Oh is the new Curator for Summer Music in the Garden, succeeding founding Artistic Director Tamara Bernstein. Gregory is an acclaimed Toronto-based pianist, conductor and curator with a remarkably versatile career and a deep curiosity for music programming that is relevant to today’s audiences. We look forward to Gregory’s dynamic vision and our return to the Garden in summer 2022.” “ Nathalie Bonjour, Director Performing Arts, Harbourfront Centre.

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Steve Reich’s Piano Quartet on Bandcamp

June 4th, 2021 § 0 comments § permalink

Just released this new recording of Steve Reich’s Piano Quartet on Bandcamp! With NEXUS and Midori Koga.