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THE SCOOP | Toronto’s Three Major Theatres Set to Merge

By Michael Vincent on July 1, 2015

City proposes a single management plan to retain public funding for the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, the Sony Centre, and the Toronto Centre for the Arts.
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SCRUTINY | The Rebirth of R. Murray Schafer's Apocalypsis

By Neil Crory on June 30, 2015

Apocalypsis closes Luminato festival in grand style.
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THE CLASSICAL TRAVELER | Handel Rarity Triumphs at Opera Theatre of St. Louis

By Paul E. Robinson on June 29, 2015

MT on the road: Opera Theatre of St. Louis amazes once more in Handel’s Richard the Lionheart with a strong cast and versatile production.
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SCRUTINY | Goodnight Means Goodbye at the National Arts Centre Orchestra

By Michael Vincent on June 22, 2015

Pinchas Zukerman says farewell to the National Arts Centre Orchestra after 16 years as Music Director.
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CD REVIEW | Gryphon Trio Struggles to Catch Fire With New CD of Canadian Music

By Paul E. Robinson on June 22, 2015

Gryphon Trio brings together four Canadian works in world premiere recordings in "Elements Eternal."
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JOHN TERAUDS | Bitter Lemons Puts the Squeeze on Traditional Relationship Between Presenter and Critic

By John Terauds on June 18, 2015

In the era of online arts blogs and in-house publications, is the idea of paying for arts coverage unethical?
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THE SCOOP | Photo of Bloody Piano Goes Viral

By Michael Vincent on June 17, 2015

Photo of Japesene pianist bleeding on a keyboard goes viral.
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Q&A | 22 Questions for Teng Li

By Michael Vincent on June 16, 2015

TSO Principle Violist Teng Li answers our 22 questions, including her surprising (and impressive) answer to her strangest talent.
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COFFEE BREAK | Sir Christopher Lee Explains How He Almost Became an Opera Singer (Video)

By Musical Toronto on June 13, 2015

Sir Christopher Lee, the screen legend who really wanted to be an opera singer.
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DVD REVIEW | Barbara Hannigan Documentary Highlights Discipline and Preparation

By Paul E. Robinson on June 13, 2015

On this DVD, Barbara Hannigan takes on this dual role with the excellent Mahler Chamber Orchestra in a concert recorded live at the 2014 Lucerne Festival.
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SCRUTINY | TSO: Happy Ending and Then Some in Mahler's Second

By Arthur Kaptainis on June 11, 2015

Toronto Symphony Orchestra, with Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and guests, perform Mahler's Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”.
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NEVER HEARD OF IT | An Interview with The Thin Edge New Music Collective

By Tyler Versluis on June 11, 2015

The Thin Edge New Music Collective is a young-ish contemporary music ensemble regularly engaged in promoting young and emerging artists in Toronto. Thin Edge’s final concert on June 12th, Premieres IV, features newly commissioned music by four young composers, Annie Hui-Hsien Hsieh, Colin Labadie, Sophie Dupuis and Jenny Beck. We asked co-artistic directors Cheryl Duvall and Ilana Waniuk a few questions about the exciting and often challenging processes involved with featuring new music.
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