The 2023 Toronto International Music Festival (CCCTIMF) Gala Concert & Awards Ceremony took center stage on November 12, 2023, bringing together all the talented young musicians who participated in this year’s festival to celebrate their success and honour the winners.
Held at the 626-seat state-of-the-art P.C. Ho Theatre Concert Hall in Toronto, the afternoon was a harmonious blend of exceptional performances, recognition of remarkable talent, and a shared passion for classical music. The event began with nine captivating performances by the trophy winners, followed by the awards presentation that recognized outstanding performances by young talents in various piano and violin classes. The joy was palpable and shared among all attendees, including parents, teachers, and festival sponsors.
The CCCTIMF Gala Concert & Awards Ceremony underscored the importance of supporting and celebrating young musical talents, providing a perfect conclusion to this year’s music festival. We sincerely thank all our sponsors for their generous support, the adjudicators, parents, and teachers for their guidance, the participants for their dedication and passion, and our organizing committee members, CCC staff, and volunteers for their tremendous effort and commitment.
We hope everyone enjoyed this year’s festival and will cherish all the memories created on this musical journey!
Special mentions go out to this year’s CCCTIMF Grand Trophy winners QianXun Chen and Eason Hu, and the Cathedral Bluff Symphony Orchestra Concerto Soloist winner Max Tian.