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from British Columbia
on March 13, 2017

Vocal ensemble performs special concert at Heritage Hall

"When Musica Intima’s artistic manager Joanna Dundas joined the ensemble as a soprano in 1999, she couldn’t have predicted she would remain with the organization for the next 18 years.

from National
on March 11, 2017

"Montreal-based composer Nicole Lizée fuses the old with the new, the antiquated with the innovative, the defective with the pristine. Her work pushes technological objects to the point of rupture, and displaces these sounds into different and daring contexts. Lizée’s work is characterized by the striking sonic...

from British Columbia
on March 10, 2017

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The Canadian Music Centre in BC is pleased to announce a new education program, the Jean Coulthard String Quartet Readings, in collaboration with the Borealis String Quartet and Kwantlen Polytechnic University's Faculty of Arts, and Composer-in-Residence Farshid Samandari.

from National
on March 9, 2017

Ahead of Plumes' show at the Music Gallery, local composer Monica Pearce discusses translating Grimes's Visions for an acoustic ensemble, and gender equity in Toronto’s classical scene

"Grimes’s 2012 album Visions is getting the classical treatment from Montreal-based ensemble Plumes.

from National
on March 8, 2017

Established in 2014 by the Azrieli Foundation, the two Azrieli Music Prizes (AMP) offer opportunities for the creation, performance and celebration of high quality new Jewish Music.

from National
on March 8, 2017

"One facet of the classical musical scene Torontonians can be most proud of is Toronto’s wave of indie opera companies. And some of the best news on this Women’s Day? Many of the leaders of these groups are female.

from National
on March 6, 2017

"Toronto musician Owen Pallett has a very clear idea of the relationship of music to politics. To him, they are one and the same thing. Pallett is one of the most interesting musical forces of his generation, equally at home in pop music and in whatever we call that other kind of music the symphony presents – most...

from National
on March 6, 2017

Tanya Tagaq will improvise a song lamenting murdered and missing indigenous women when fest begins March 4.

"Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq’s song “Qiksaaktuq” will be heard for the first time Saturday evening in Roy Thomson Hall.

No one — not even Tagaq — knows what it will sound...

from National
on March 2, 2017

"...The fest also features the debut of The Overcoat: an Opera, with music by Canadian composer James Rolfe and libretto and direction by Morris Panych, a coproduction with The Canadian Stage Company and Tapestry Opera of Toronto (April 28 to May 12, 2018). The production reunites the key creative team from the...

from National
on March 1, 2017

"Founded in 1968 by Ruby Mercer and Lloyd Bradshaw, the Canadian Children’s Opera Company (resident children’s chorus for the Canadian Opera Company), possesses a prolific history of commissioning and performing new operatic works written for children, including The Hobbit (Dean Burry, 2004), A Dickens of a...