THE SCOOP | Annual Battle of Messiahs Just Got A Little More Serious
Against the Grain Theatre returns to remount co-production of Handel’s Messiah this December.
ISSUES | In Defence of Going to Concerts Alone
Why going to a concert solo just might be the best thing ever.
CRITIC’S PICKS | Nine Musical Outings You Should Do Next Week
Musical Toronto’s weekly Critic’s Picks are a fully curated list of some of the best concerts happening now through the end of the week.
SCRUTINY | TSO Shakes Off the Summer With Kirill Gerstein
Soloist Kirill Gerstein performs Gershwin’s Concerto in F Major with the TSO, under guest conductor James Gaffigan.
SCRUTINY | Adrianne Pieczonka Impresses Despite Uneven Program
Soprano Adrianne Pieczonka and Kristina Szabó contend with George Crumb and a few missteps at Soundstreams 2015/16 season opening.
THE SCOOP | TSO Names Jordan Pal RBC Affiliate Composer
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra has announced that Toronto-based composer Jordan Pal has been selected as the next RBC Affiliate Composer.
IN MEMORIAM | Canadian Icon Michael Burgess Has Died
Famed tenor Michael Burgess, who has been battling cancer for many years, passed away on Monday evening at a Toronto hospice at age 70.
Q&A | 21 Questions For Kirill Gerstein
Pianist Kirill Gerstein answers 21 questions, including his favourite drink, biggest phobia, and the best thing about being a pianist.
THE SCOOP | Glenn Gould: Celebrating Genius with Cupcakes
By Neil Crory on September 28, 2015
Glenn Gould Foundation celebrates Glenn Gould's 83rd birthday with a new plaque, new collectors books, remastered CD's, and LP releases.
COFFEE BREAK | Meet the World's Youngest Opera Critic
Extraordinary 6-year-old, Iain Armitage considers opera his playground.
JOHN TERAUDS | Why Do We Need Mental Pictures to Help Us Appreciate Music?
By John Terauds on September 27, 2015
John Terauds shares his thoughts on the search for meaning and appreciation in music. What about simply letting the music be what it is?
THE SCOOP | TSO Raises a Cool Half Million at Opening Night Gala
Toronto Symphony Orchestra raises over $500,000 at the annual fundraising gala event at The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto.