THE SCOOP | Music Critics Association Chooses The Year's Best New Opera
The inaugural MCANA Opera Award is given to Breaking the Waves, for which MT's Arthur Kaptainis served on the contemporary competition jury.
THE SCOOP | Gerald Finley Made Commander Of The Order Of The British Empire
Acclaimed Canadian bass-baritone Gerald Finley has been named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).
CONVERSE | Claire Chase On Pursuing New Ground For Contemporary Music
New music pioneer Claire Chase takes us through her artistic philosophy and future plans, touching upon the help she’s received on her journey, one which cuts across the baseball diamond along the way.
THE SCOOP | Kent Nagano and Charles Richard-Hamelin Named Companions of Quebec’s Order of Arts and Letters
Classical music represents at Quebec’s Order of Arts and Letters with Kent Nagano and Charles Richard-Hamelin.
THE SCOOP | Felix Hong Wins Québec's 2017 Prix d’Europe
The jury of the 2017 Prix d’Europe Competition has chosen pianist Felix Hong as this year’s winner.
THE SCOOP | Sir Andrew Davis Named Interim Artistic Director Of The TSO/Peter Oundjian Conductor Emeritus
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra announced today that conductor Peter Oundjian will be promoted to Conductor Emeritus following the 2017/18 season, his final term as TSO Music Director.
THE SCOOP | 2017 Dora Award Nominees Announced
Today, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) unveiled this year’s nominees, including 53 mentions for the Opera and Musical Theatre/Opera divisions.
THE SCOOP | Russell Hartenberger Honoured for Musical Legacy
Toronto percussionist Russell Hartenberger is the recipient of the 2017 Leonardo Da Vinci World Award of Arts, awarded by the World Cultural Council.
THE SCOOP | Composer Kevin Lau Wins Lynch-Staunton Award
The Canada Council for the Arts has named Toronto composer Kevin Lau winner of the 2017 Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award in the Music category.
INTERVIEW | An Inside Look At Key Changes To The 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
Musical Toronto gets up to speed with Van Cliburn International Piano Competition CEO and president Jacques Marquis for an inside look at key changes to the 2017 edition.