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SCRUTINY | Tapestry Opera's "Forbidden" Raises More Questions Than It Answers

By Matthew Timmermans on February 13, 2018

Tapestry Opera’s "Forbidden" bravely asks what an opera can be, but leaves this reviewer with mixed feelings.
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PRIMER | A Guide To Getting Ready For Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio

By Matthew Timmermans on February 11, 2018

A helpful guide for those planning to see the Canadian Opera Company’s Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio.
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PRIMER | Cabaret Opera That Addresses A Staggering Manifestation Of Evil, But Also Illuminates It

By Matthew Timmermans on February 8, 2018

With their first production and the Canadian premiere of Jake Heggie’s one-act operas Another Sunrise and Farewell Auschwitz, the Electric Bond Ensemble tells more than just another Holocaust story.
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PRIMER | Everything You Need To Know About Tapestry Opera's Persian Classical Music Hip-Hop Opera

By Matthew Timmermans on February 7, 2018

Although the concept of a Hip-Hop Opera is not new, Tapestry Opera’s Forbidden may have the inspiration to make this one work.
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SCRUTINY | Glenn Gould School Vocal Showcase Strong, But Weak On Recital Etiquette

By Matthew Timmermans on February 5, 2018

The Glenn Gould School presented its young singers in a vocal showcase last weekend. Although there were clearly some singers in need of more coaching and polish, there also was some promising talent.
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FEATURE | Toronto Opera Directors Ponder "What's Next For Opera?"

By Matthew Timmermans on January 31, 2018

This week, we asked a crucial question: “why is opera important, and what is next for the genre?” And who better to answer this question than the artistic directors of Toronto’s opera companies?
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SCRUTINY | Canadian Opera 151: Where Do We Go From Here? Vengeance?

By Matthew Timmermans on January 24, 2018

University of Toronto New Music Festival asks “where do we go from here?” The answer may surprise you.
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PRIMER | A Guide To Getting Ready For Verdi’s Rigoletto

By Matthew Timmermans on January 20, 2018

A helpful guide for those planning to see the Canadian Opera Company’s upcoming performances of Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto this week.
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SCRUTINY | A Night Of Opera Shenanigans With Loose Tea's “Whose Opera Is It Anyway?”

By Matthew Timmermans on December 21, 2017

A Verdi aria sung in the style of Madonna? Don Giovanni serenading about flying cats in space? Loose Tea Music Theatre takes improv opera to a whole new level.
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SCRUTINY | Tafelmusik’s Sing-Along Messiah Was The Most Fun We've Had All Year

By Matthew Timmermans on December 19, 2017

Some might laugh at the saturation of Christmas sweaters, but for this chorister for a day, and the many others in attendance, it was the highlight of the holiday season.
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