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Messiah of clarity

Sometimes it takes some time away from home to be able to see things clearly again.  That’s rather how I felt about last night’s Messiah performed by Tafelmusik at Koerner Hall.   480 more words

Performance Review - Miscellaneous

Over the holidays

As things will soon slow down for the holidays I am going to do one listings post from now through to the New Year.  There are of course still the… 112 more words

Toronto Opera News And Views

Hallelujah!

It’s that time of year when one ponders the vexed question of how many Messiahs, and which ones, one is going to see this year.   365 more words

Toronto Opera News And Views

Handel's Water Music: next time, we’ll do it on a boat

By Tim Crouch, Marketing Manager

With the (still-humid) September air, the words ‘Season Opener’ seem to be everywhere in Toronto’s cultural scene.

We’re adding an extra word – ‘Festive Season Opener,’ because there’s no better description for Handel’s perennial favourite, … 161 more words

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