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Funeral for Father Owen Lee Saturday, August 10th

The funeral for Father Owen Lee will take place on this Saturday, 10th August 2019 at 10 a.m. at St Basil’s Church, Bay Street at St Joseph. All lovers of music are encouraged to attend. Although not a member of the … Continue reading

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Operatic thought for Canada Day

Is it true that Alexander Neef, General Director of the Canadian Opera Company is headed back to Paris? Today I read Michael Vincent’s news report  via Ludwig-van.com that was a natural segue from the conversation I had with my companion … Continue reading

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Making a FUSS

Last night there was a big fuss downtown about a big sporting event. Traffic may have been slow but there was jubilation in the air. And although the game and championship were milestones for Toronto, yet that’s not the FUSS … Continue reading

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LET’S MAKE A FUSS: A concert to benefit ALS research

SAVE THE DATE! June 13, 2019, 7:30 PM St. Andrew’s Church 73 Simcoe St., Toronto LET’S MAKE A FUSS! A concert to benefit ALS research at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Sunnybrook is pioneering the use of focused ultrasound to treat … Continue reading

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Questions for John Abberger: 4th annual Bach Festival

John Abberger, one of North America’s leading performers on historical oboes, is a familiar face locally as the principal oboist with Tafelmusik (bio), often playing key solos in concerts as he did just last week. John is also Artistic Director … Continue reading

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Musique 3 Femmes: The Next Wave Workshop

Musique 3 Femmes with Tapestry Opera Announces The Next Wave Workshop Presentation of operas by winners of inaugural $25,000 Mécénat Musica Prix 3 Femmes, new prize supporting creation of operas by emerging female and female-identifying composers and librettists in Canada … Continue reading

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Unsafe at Berkeley Street Theatre

A world premiere event by a Canadian cultural icon. UNSAFE AN INVESTIGATION IN THE CENSORSHIP OF ART AND THE ART OF CENSORSHIP IN CANADA Written + Created by SOOK-YIN LEE Directed by Sarah Garton Stanley Performed by Sook-Yin Lee + … Continue reading

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The Woods are Dark and Deep: internment story

The Woods are Dark and Deep is a new, original historical drama by Mladen Obradović, a Toronto-based theatre creator. It is based on a little known historical fact that during World War I, immigrants who were living in Canada, but … Continue reading

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Opera Atelier Announces 2019/20 Season

Opera Atelier Announces 2019/20 Season of Sinners and Saints Company Unveils 34th Season Featuring Daring Juxtaposition of Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Handel’s The Resurrection Toronto, ON — Opera Atelier is thrilled to announce a dramatic 2019/20 season with two wildly varying … Continue reading

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“From Treblinka to Auschwitz” | Vasily Grossman and Primo Levi

North American Premiere of From Treblinka to Auschwitz Vasily Grossman and Primo Levi: a dialogue between witnesses A theatrical reading with live music for Holocaust Remembrance Day With Michael Miranda and Martin Julien, actors Robbie Grunwald, piano | Drew Jurecka, … Continue reading

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