Tags » Labadie

Requiem come to life?

Joel Ivany’s much anticipated “semi-staged” version of Mozart’s Requiem K. 626 finally saw the light yesterday evening at Roy Thomson Hall.  There were some interesting ideas but, ultimately, I didn’t think I came away with any new insight into the piece or life or death or anything really(*).   633 more words


Heating up

Next week things get rather busy.  There’s all the Hannigan shenanigans at UoT ; lecturing, masterclassing, concerting, walking on water, details here.  There are a couple of lunchtime concerts in the RBA.   207 more words

Toronto Opera News And Views

For Others

So I may whine about a situation entirely of my own making, but I only have to step back a little way to see the absurdness of it all. 328 more words


Local Grassroots Organizer Pushes to Revamp Home for Women in Transition

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Two miles from the scene of last week’s shooting death of an 18-year-old and one block from where a teen girl’s dead body was dumped, KMOX’s Carol Daniel talks to a grassroots organizer who wants to take back the community one woman at a time. 318 more words


50-year-old woman killed in north St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Homicide detectives with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department wrapped up the initial stages of their investigation after a woman was shot and killed overnight in north city. 69 more words


Police investigating homicide on Whittier

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Police are  investigating a homicide that occurred on Whittier near Labadie Avenue around 3 am Saturday morning. Officer responding to the scene found a man unconscious and suffering gunshots wounds to head, cheek and leg. 12 more words


Commissioners Tentatively Scheduled to Review Coal Ash Comments

Labadie, Mo. (KMOX) –  Franklin County Commissioners could sit down to work on hotly debated regulations concerning coal ash this week.

Earlier this month, the commissioners listened to timed testimony from both Ameren and the Labadie Environmental Organization on proposed changes to the county’s rules governing power plant waste. 117 more words