CHECK IN | Is Urbański Still A TSO Maybe?
The charismatic conductor Krzysztof Urbański is a credible choice as a possible successor to the throne as Artistic Director at the Toronto Symphony. But with everyone's lips firmly sealed, we ask, is he still a contender?
INTERVIEW | Peter Oundjian On The Eve Of Saying Goodbye
Is the TSO underrated?“Absolutely, yes." Peter Oundjian sits down for an in-depth and candid interview on the ups and downs of his 14 years reign as Music Director of the Toronto Symphony.
FEATURE | When Divas Are Fashionistas
By Robin Roger on February 22, 2017
How do performers create their appearance and what does it cost in time, effort and money? In the first of a series looking at musicians’ style and image Robin Roger chats with COC Ensemble Studio performers about how they created their visual signature.
FEATURE | Musical Tributes: The Lionization Of Matthew Shepard
By Brian Chang on February 26, 2017
An in-depth look at composer Craig Johnson's choral tribute to Matthew Shepard, the boy who would become the national symbol of violence against gays.
JOHN TERAUDS | Bitter Lemons Puts the Squeeze on Traditional Relationship Between Presenter and Critic
In the era of online arts blogs and in-house publications, is the idea of paying for arts coverage unethical?
EDITORIAL | Is Opera A Misogynistic Art Form, Or A Chance At Redemption?
Stabbed, yelled at, beaten, treated like children, and made to go mad. Are female characters getting a fair shake against our "woke" contemporary standards?
FEATURE | What Does Multiculturalism Sound Like?
Michael Vincent chats with RCM's Mervon Mehta about the New Canadian Global Music Orchestra, the first orchestra in Toronto comprised of recent immigrants to Canada.
FEATURE | Diary Of A First Time Page Turner
Ludwig Van writer Robin Roger shares her first-hand experience as a novice page turner, which she learns, requires timing, dexterity, grip accuracy, visual acuity and eye-tracking and even good balance.
INTERVIEW | Jamie Barton: The Magnificent Voice Returns To The TSO
By Joseph So on September 23, 2016
MT catches up with mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton for her upcoming performance of Mahler's Symphony 3 with the TSO.
TRUTH AND MATTER | Why Artists Create And The Power Of Being Useful
"As creators, we send our work into the world hoping to find an audience, but not only for that reason. We send it out mostly because we believe in it..." William Beauvais shares his wisdom on creativity and passing it forward.