FEATURE | Royal Conservatory Widens its Reach with its Wide Open House
At the Royal Conservatory Wide Open House, Musical Toronto's Robin Roger got the chance to indulge her fantasies when she was handed a cello and a bow.
SCRUTINY | The TSO Provide a Short Ride in a Fast Machine
The TSO closed a three-performance run at George Weston Recital Hall on Sunday with an all-American matinée program rife with energy and optimism.
THE VOICE | Against the Grain Theatre Goes Green and Wins Gold (Review)
This past Friday, Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) gave the final of four sold-out performances of their latest venture, Death & Desire, featuring mezzo-soprano, Krisztina Szabó, bass-baritone, Stephen Hegedus, and pianist, Topher Mokrzewski.
SCHMOPERA | The Failure Taboo: All Grist For the Mill
There is a taboo surrounding the many reasons for walking away from a career in the performing arts. One thing leads to the next, so isn't it all just grist for the mill?
CD REVIEWS | Bruckner: Original and Revised
Paul E. Robinson compares two Bruckner CD's with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Stanislaw Skrowaczewski.
THE SCOOP | Tafelmusik Announce New International Vocal Competition for Spring 2016
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir launch first ever Tafelmusik Vocal Competition for Spring, 2016.
THE SCOOP | Royal Conservatory Shake Things Up For Upcoming 2015-16 Season
RCM Executive Director Mervon Mehta discusses the Royal Conservatory's upcoming 2015-16 season.
CRITIC’S PICKS | Six Musical Outings You Should Do This 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.
COFFEE BREAK | The Ikea "Klårynett" (video)
A hilarious video by the Het Concertgebouw showing a fictional clarinetist preparing for a solo recital by building an Ikea Klårynett.
Q&A | 30 Questions for Alexander Neef
COC general director Alexander Neef answers our 30 questions, including his favourite drink: Single malt Scotch (of course).
THE SCOOP | 2015 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Announced
The 26th annual Dora Mavor Moore Award nominees have been announced, with the COC in the lead for a total of 29 nominations in the opera division.
COFFEE BREAK | Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier Animated In Neon Lights
Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier virtually animated with rhythmic neon lights (Video)