February 10, 2024


Film Screening


Watch the extraordinary story of the gifted Black French maestro Joseph Bologne, who pioneered the melody of the classical era.


Photo courtesy of the artist


Step back in time with a screening of Chevalier and follow the extraordinary untold story of Black French maestro Joseph Bologne – the first classical composer of African descent to attain widespread acclaim in Europe. This rousing historical drama shares the life of the gifted composer who wrote pioneering string quartets and helped establish the symmetry and melody of the classical era. This important film puts Bologne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges, in the middle of the cultural conversation, refuting the idea that classical music was long the sole domain of white European males.

Concessions available for purchase.  

Presented by TD Bank Group through the TD Ready Commitment.


Directed by Stephen Williams

Screenplay by Stefani Robinson

Runtime: 107 mins

Rated: PG-13

Dates & Times

February 10
3pm – 5:15pm

February 10
7pm – 9:15pm


Studio Theatre

Small theatre with fixed seating


Wheelchair Accessible

235 Queens Quay West
Toronto ON M5J 2G8

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Keywords Film