SCRUTINY | Peggy Baker And Arcade Fire Member Collaboration Is A Curiosity
Despite a combination of fabulous talent from Peggy Baker with a score and live music by Sarah Neufeld and Jeremy Gara of Arcade Fire, 'who we are in the dark' leaves the feeling that something is missing.
THE SCOOP | Toronto May Soon Get A New 9-Story Cultural Hub And Concert Hall
The University of Toronto and the New York architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro have revealed designs for a new campus building and concert hall to replace McLaughlin Planetarium at 90 Queen's Park.
LEBRECHT LISTENS | How Chance Preserved History With The Berlin Philharmonic
The radio recordings between 1939 and 1945 with the Berlin Philharmonic and Wilhelm Furtwängler are among classical music’s most compelling sound documents.
SCRUTINY | Glenn Gould Gala Does Justice To Jessye Norman
Glenn Gould Prize Gala Concert Honouring Jessye Norman a memorable experience, and a fitting tribute to musical excellence.
THE SCOOP | 10 Terrific Operas For Met Live in HD 2019-20 Season
By Joseph So on February 21, 2019
The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera's award-winning series of live high-definition cinema simulcasts, announces 2019/20 season.
SCRUTINY | Sting's 'The Last Ship' Unfurls Its Sails In Toronto
While Sting's musical 'The Last Ship' didn't fare well on Broadway, it's sensibilities should find a more sympathetic audience in Toronto.
THE SCOOP | Art Of Time Ensemble Announce 2019/20 Season Includeing A Celebration Of Abbey Road
Standing true to the Art of Time ethos, the ensemble will kick-off the 2019–20 season with a deep dive into everything from the work of the Gershwins to a program inspired by Abbey Road.
OPINION | Toronto's 10 Dundas East Building Installs Classical Music To Deter Loitering
The idea of weaponizing classical music as a deterrent against loitering and crime may be a painful one for music aficionados, but does it work?
CRITIC'S PICKS | 12 Concerts You Absolutely Need To See In Toronto This Week (Feb. 18 – 24)
By Joseph So on February 18, 2019
Classical music and opera events happening in and around Toronto for the week of February 18 – 24.
SCRUTINY | TSO Gets Sentimental With A Silver Screen 'Casablanca'
By Brian Chang on February 16, 2019
Casablanca’s has not been lost to history. The film and its music continue to stand the test of time, 77 years later, with every bit of sentimentality intact.