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Hot Date: Bonny Brit Hits

Nicola Benedetti performs this month with the TSO

MARCH 6 & 7
Enjoy a medley of classical hits from the U.K. with the “Best of British” series of concerts presented by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The intriguing program sees violinist Nicola Benedetti perform cadenzas from Ralph Vaughan Williams’s lyrical homage to pre-war England, The Lark Ascending, while maestro Christopher Bell leads the orchestra in renditions of Elgar’s Enigma Variations, plus spirited Scottish dances and selections from the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan. Roy Thomson Hall, Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sunday 3 p.m., $27.50 to $74; call 416-593-4828 or visit the TSO to purchase.

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