INTERVIEW | In Conversation With William Shookhoff: The Father Of Indie Opera T.O.
They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. The story of Opera by Request, one of Toronto's first indie opera companies.
FEATURE | How A Toronto Neighbourhood Inspired A Homegrown La bohème
Against The Grain Theatre brings Puccini’s La bohème back to the dive bar.
LISZTS | Classical Music For Mother’s Day
A list of Classical Music, some happy, most sad, inspired by composers and librettists’ appreciation of and love for mothers.
INTERVIEW | Natalya Gennadi: "It's Like Tosca And Traviata In One Opera"
Natalya Gennadi sheds any preconceptions on being unexpectedly cast in Tapestry Opera's Oksana G.
HOT TAKE | Female Composers In Musical Toronto
Only 1.8 percent of music programmed by major U.S. orchestras is written by women. How does Toronto fare?
COFFEE BREAK | Anna Netrebko’s Instagram Tour of Toronto
If you happened to be wandering Toronto and stumbled across some flamboyantly dressed people speaking a boisterous Russian, you may have been lucky enough to catch sight of famed opera diva Anna Netrebko.
FEATURE | Why It Is So Important The COC Gets Louis Riel Right
The COC brings Louis Riel to light with an aim for reconciliation, and most importantly, input from Indigenous artists.
LISZTS | 6 Classical Music Pieces For Passover
For those who would like a little classical music to go along with their matzah and maror, below we present a list of Passover-themed pieces to get you Seder-ready.
FEATURE | Alexander Technique — Musicians & Artists' Secret Weapon
What did Heath Ledger, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Sir Ian McKellan, David Ben-Gurion, George Bernard Shaw, Alan Rickman, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Yehudi Menuhin, Madonna and Sting all have in common?
FEATURE | Sarah Slean By Candlelight
Inside Sarah Slean’s Riverdale home, candlelight, hors d’oeuvres, rosé and rustic flower arrangements set the scene for the launch of Slean’s first album in five years, Metaphysics.