Monthly Archives: December 2011

Wyers subjectivities

I posted a piece about painter Brian Wyers November 29th, and knew I’d have more to say.  This is a continuation. I am again fascinated by a Wyers painting that’s unlike anything I’ve ever seen.  Perhaps painters or art-critics would … Continue reading

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10 Questions for Kevin Mallon

Kevin Mallon is the Artistic Director of Aradia Ensemble;  he will be conducting The Dublin Messiah December 17th at the Glenn Gould Studio. I ask Mallon ten questions: five about himself and five about his work. 1) Which of your … Continue reading

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Boheme Against the Grain again

You can only be shocked that way once. When I attended the opening night of Against the Grain’s La bohème in June, it was thrilling to experience a modern adaptation of this well-worn opera in a downtown Toronto bar, in … Continue reading

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