PREVIEW | A Rough and Tumble Guide to Summer Festivals in Ontario
The summer music season is upon Ontario. Here are Musical Toronto's music festival picks from across the province.
INTERVIEW | An Operatic Suffragette to Commemorate Women's Rights Today
Opera5's new production serves as a reminder of the women's rights movement, as relevant as ever today.
LISZTS | Seven Pieces In Honour Of Father's Day
In honour of Father's Day, here's a playlist looking at the complex relationships between Dads and their musical offspring.
SCRUTINY | Blythwood Winds Shows Off Five Female Composers On The Rise
It is no secret there is a crisis surrounding gender balance in classical music composition. But in Toronto’s Heliconian Hall Saturday night, the scales were tipped, at least temporarily.
FEATURE | Toronto Loves To Sing: The Rise Of Choir! Choir! Choir! And Acquired Taste
What do Toronto-based string players, pianists and woodwind players do on their off days? They sing, of course.
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?