THE SCOOP | Banff Centre Taps NAC Theatre Impresario As Managing Director Of Performing Arts
The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity has announced they have hired Nathan Medd, as Managing Director of Performing Arts, effective August 27, 2018.
THE SCOOP | $150K Gift Launches New Musician Mental Health Program At NYO Canada
Thanks to a $150,000 three-year gift, the National Youth Orchestra of Canada will now include mental wellness training for students as part of its regular curriculum.
THE SCOOP | NAC Hires From Within, Christopher Deacon Named President And CEO
"I am brimming with ideas and energy and a passionate desire to work with all of you." The National Arts Centre appoints Christopher Deacon, President And CEO.
THE SCOOP | Jon Kimura Parker Saves The Day As Jean‑Yves Thibaudet Cancels
In a last minute scramble, Canadian pianist Jon Kimura Parker has agreed to graciously step in to replace Jean‑Yves Thibaudet as soloist in Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F with the Toronto Symphony this week.
THE SCOOP | Opera Atelier And Mirvish Productions Join Forces In New Partnership
Announced Monday, Opera Atelier and Mirvish Theatre have rekindled a partnership resulting in its moving all future productions to the Ed Mirvish Theatre.
THE SCOOP | Toronto Mendelssohn Choir Replaces Noel Edison With New Interim Conductor
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir (TMC) has appointed local mainstay conductor David Fallis as Interim Conductor and Artistic Advisor for the 2018/19 and 2019/20 seasons.
THE SCOOP | Indie Opera Makes History Dominating 2018 Dora Award Nominations
In a surprise coup for Toronto’s small independent opera companies, this is the first time in 40 years that the Canadian Opera Company have been surpassed in nominations.
THE SCOOP | Canadian Opera Company And TSO Get Funding Slashed Over Diversity Concerns
Toronto City Council has clawed back funding expected by the Canadian Opera Company (COC) and Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) for the 2018-19 season.
THE SCOOP | Tafelmusik Says A Heartfelt Goodbye To William Norris
"We are extremely grateful to William for his dedication and leadership and wish him the very best in his new endeavour,” said Tafelmusik Board Chair Helen Polatajko.
THE SCOOP | Guelph Man Breaks Into Home To Drink Wine And Practice Piano
A 33-year-old Guelph man is facing charges after he was found in someone's home playing their piano.