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THE SCOOP | Rocking Horse Winner Dominates 2017 Dora Awards

By Michael Vincent on June 27, 2017

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.
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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.
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PREVIEW | A Rough and Tumble Guide to Summer Festivals in Ontario

By Sara Schabas on June 23, 2017

The summer music season is upon Ontario. Here are Musical Toronto's music festival picks from across the province.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Songs By Richard Strauss Are Not For Wallflowers

By Norman Lebrecht on June 23, 2017

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.
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THE SCOOP | Woman Assaulted At The Toronto Symphony

By Michael Vincent on June 22, 2017

A patron at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra was assaulted during a performance of Carmina Burana.
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INTERVIEW | An Operatic Suffragette to Commemorate Women's Rights Today

By Sara Schabas on June 22, 2017

Opera5's new production serves as a reminder of the women's rights movement, as relevant as ever today.
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THE SCOOP |  Music Critics Association Chooses The Year's Best New Opera

By Jennifer Liu on June 22, 2017

The inaugural MCANA Opera Award is given to Breaking the Waves, for which MT's Arthur Kaptainis served on the contemporary competition jury.
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RECORD KEEPING | At the Crossroads of Gamelan and Minimalism

By Paul E. Robinson on June 20, 2017

How American Lou Harrison synthesized Asian percussion instruments and minimalism into his music in the middle of the 20th century.
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TRUTH AND MATTER | On the Art of Musical Calligraphy

By William Beauvais on June 20, 2017

Getting the art of musical notation down to a science.
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Q&A | 43 Questions For Tenor Asitha Tennekoon

By Musical Toronto on June 19, 2017

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.
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