THE SCOOP | Toronto’s Three Major Theatres Set to Merge
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.
THE CLASSICAL TRAVELER | Handel Rarity Triumphs at Opera Theatre of St. Louis
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.
SCRUTINY | Goodnight Means Goodbye at the National Arts Centre Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman says farewell to the National Arts Centre Orchestra after 16 years as Music Director.
CD REVIEW | Gryphon Trio Struggles to Catch Fire With New CD of Canadian Music
Gryphon Trio brings together four Canadian works in world premiere recordings in "Elements Eternal."
JOHN TERAUDS | Bitter Lemons Puts the Squeeze on Traditional Relationship Between Presenter and Critic
In the era of online arts blogs and in-house publications, is the idea of paying for arts coverage unethical?
Q&A | 22 Questions for Teng Li
TSO Principle Violist Teng Li answers our 22 questions, including her surprising (and impressive) answer to her strangest talent.
DVD REVIEW | Barbara Hannigan Documentary Highlights Discipline and Preparation
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.
SCRUTINY | TSO: Happy Ending and Then Some in Mahler's Second
Toronto Symphony Orchestra, with Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and guests, perform Mahler's Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”.
NEVER HEARD OF IT | An Interview with The Thin Edge New Music Collective
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.