THE SCOOP | Rocking Horse Winner Dominates 2017 Dora Awards
At last night’s 38th annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards at Elgin Theatre, it was Tapestry Operas time to shine with a total of five awards in the Opera Division, including Outstanding Direction to Michael Mori.
SCRUTINY | A Fiery Finish to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Season
By Joseph So on June 25, 2017
A superb cast of soloists makes a meal out of Carmina Burana as the TSO sends off its 2017–18 season.
PREVIEW | A Rough and Tumble Guide to Summer Festivals in Ontario
The summer music season is upon Ontario. Here are Musical Toronto's music festival picks from across the province.
LEBRECHT LISTENS | Songs By Richard Strauss Are Not For Wallflowers
English soprano Louise Alder, who made an opera debut as Glyndebourne’s stand-in Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier in 2014, sounds undaunted by anything Strauss can throw at her.
THE SCOOP | Woman Assaulted At The Toronto Symphony
A patron at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra was assaulted during a performance of Carmina Burana.
INTERVIEW | An Operatic Suffragette to Commemorate Women's Rights Today
Opera5's new production serves as a reminder of the women's rights movement, as relevant as ever today.
THE SCOOP | Music Critics Association Chooses The Year's Best New Opera
The inaugural MCANA Opera Award is given to Breaking the Waves, for which MT's Arthur Kaptainis served on the contemporary competition jury.
RECORD KEEPING | At the Crossroads of Gamelan and Minimalism
How American Lou Harrison synthesized Asian percussion instruments and minimalism into his music in the middle of the 20th century.
TRUTH AND MATTER | On the Art of Musical Calligraphy
Getting the art of musical notation down to a science.
Q&A | 43 Questions For Tenor Asitha Tennekoon
Tenor Asitha Tennekoon takes on MT's Q&A, including the strangest road he's ever travelled, and the three composers he never wants to hear again.