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Today in Toronto: Leonard Cohen, Tchaikovsky Spectacular and more

Leonard Cohen The rumbling 78-year-old baritone and the wry, melancholic lyrics continue to entrance. Cohen’s most recent album, Old Ideas, is full of somber yet occasionally winking reflections on age and death. Find out more »

Tchaikovsky Spectacular Members of the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra join the TSO for this highly populist take on the Russian master’s oeuvre—what could be more crowd-pleasing than the suite from Swan Lake and the second piano concerto? Find out more »

Chick Corea and Gary Burton With the Harlem String Quartet These two towering musicians have been collaborating off and on for some 40 years, but still handle a night together with the joyful insouciance of first-timers on a spree. Find out more »

Giselle Most of the shows happening this month aim to warm hearts, not chill them. This ballet, however, gets downright spooky. Find out more »

Food events A Chef’s Tour of Little Italy and Introduction to Pie Making. See the Weekly Eater »