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Opera Atelier on form

Opera Atelier’s production of Mozart’s Lucio Silla opened last night at the Elgin.  This is, more or less, the production that played at the Salzburg Festival and, later, at La Scala to considerable critical acclaim.   522 more words

Performance Review - Miscellaneous

House of Dreams

I recently had the pleasure of experiencing  House of Dreamsa musical presented by Tafelmusik, the acclaimed baroque orchestra from Toronto, Canada.  Who knew there were such things as baroque musicals? 244 more words

Johannes Vermeer

Opera Atelier announces 2016/17 season

Opera Atelier has announced its 2016/17 season.  The fall production will be Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.  It isn’t clear whether this is a new production or a revival.   164 more words

Toronto Opera News And Views

Tafelmusik vocal competition

This was a vocal competition with a twist.  The repertoire was all baroque and the prizes were the soloist spots in upcoming performances of Zelenka’s… 675 more words

Performance Review - Miscellaneous

Back to work

Things are starting to pick up after the Christmas lull.  Here’s my pick of the week in Toronto for w/c 10th January.

Today at 3.30pm The Talisker Players have a concert at Trinity St. 104 more words

Toronto Opera News And Views

Get your Messiah here

As Brian Cohen discovered picking a Messiah is a tricky business.  So is picking a Messiah.  As usual the winter solstice season in Toronto offers multiple options.   318 more words

Toronto Opera News And Views

Armide’s Arabic calligraphy; after the hustings

It rained a lot yesterday in Toronto. I encountered a man on the Spadina street car. He was carrying home a large boxed toy for his son cheering up the gloomy day. 1,112 more words