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PREVIEW | A Rough and Tumble Guide to Summer Festivals in Ontario

By Sara Schabas on June 23, 2017

The summer music season is upon Ontario. Here are Musical Toronto's music festival picks from across the province.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Songs By Richard Strauss Are Not For Wallflowers

By Norman Lebrecht on June 23, 2017

English soprano Louise Alder, who made an opera debut as Glyndebourne’s stand-in Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier in 2014, sounds undaunted by anything Strauss can throw at her.
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THE SCOOP | Woman Assaulted At The Toronto Symphony

By Michael Vincent on June 22, 2017

A patron at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra was assaulted during a performance of Carmina Burana.
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INTERVIEW | An Operatic Suffragette to Commemorate Women's Rights Today

By Sara Schabas on June 22, 2017

Opera5's new production serves as a reminder of the women's rights movement, as relevant as ever today.
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THE SCOOP |  Music Critics Association Chooses The Year's Best New Opera

By Jennifer Liu on June 22, 2017

The inaugural MCANA Opera Award is given to Breaking the Waves, for which MT's Arthur Kaptainis served on the contemporary competition jury.
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RECORD KEEPING | At the Crossroads of Gamelan and Minimalism

By Paul E. Robinson on June 20, 2017

How American Lou Harrison synthesized Asian percussion instruments and minimalism into his music in the middle of the 20th century.
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TRUTH AND MATTER | On the Art of Musical Calligraphy

By William Beauvais on June 20, 2017

Getting the art of musical notation down to a science.
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Q&A | 43 Questions For Tenor Asitha Tennekoon

By Musical Toronto on June 19, 2017

Tenor Asitha Tennekoon takes on MT's Q&A, including the strangest road he's ever travelled, and the three composers he never wants to hear again.
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CRITICS PICKS | 10 Concerts You Should Absolutely See This Week

By Joseph So on June 19, 2017

Classical music and opera events happening in and around Toronto for the week of June 19 to 25.
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LISZTS | Seven Pieces In Honour Of Father's Day

By Sara Schabas on June 18, 2017

In honour of Father's Day, here's a playlist looking at the complex relationships between Dads and their musical offspring.
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