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An exhibition opening at the Royal Ontario Museum next month will offer those travelling on cheap flights to Toronto an insight into the life and works of 19th century composer Frederic Chopin.

Published on: 30 September 2010
Chopin exhibition to open at Toronto museum

Music lovers getting onboard cheap flights to Toronto from UK airports may be interested in a new exhibition set to open at the city's Royal Ontario Museum next month.

From October 9th, the Frederic Chopin & the Romantic Piano exhibition will offer visitors an insight into the life and legacy of the 19th century composer.

Commemorating the bicentennial of the Polish musician's birth, the exhibition at the Toronto museum will allow people to see a variety of instruments, including Chopin's favoured Pleyel Grand Piano, and musical scores.

There will also be the opportunity to view clothing and decorative arts from the Romantic period of music.

Held in the museum's Samuel European Galleries located on the first floor, the exhibition runs until March 27th.

As well as temporary exhibits, the Royal Ontario Museum also contains a variety of permanent collections with the Matthews Family Court of Chinese Sculpture showcasing Buddhist statues and the Daphne Cockwell Gallery of Canada exploring the lives of native Canadians.

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