Tag Archives: Matthew Jocelyn

Dynamic Duo: Hannigan & Storgårds

The Toronto Symphony’s opening concert welcomed the “dynamic duo”, soprano Barbara Hannigan and violinist John Storgårds. Each did some conducting, and each took a turn as a soloist. While it was not a long evening it felt like a lot … Continue reading

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Unsafe

There are nights when the theatre reminds you how lucky you are. You may think that I say this too often, but I don’t believe we say it often enough, especially the entitled white upper class twits I think of … Continue reading

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CanStage / Soundstreams Julie: so old yet so new

Tonight I saw the North American debut of Philippe Boesmans’ opera Julie in a joint production of Soundstreams and Canadian Stage, at the Bluma Appel Theatre, a triumphant opening in front of a full house.  You might want to attribute … Continue reading

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10 Questions for Matthew Jocelyn

If you were to read Matthew Jocelyn’s biography on the Canadian Stage website you might be surprised. Originally from Toronto and later based in France, Jocelyn is an internationally acclaimed producer and director of theatre, dance and opera as well … Continue reading

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Dark Matters, or What does Dance know of Puppetry?

Dark Matters is every bit as mysterious & profound as its portentous title.  The work was conceived, directed & choreographed by Crystal Pite, presented by her company Kidd Pivot Frankfurt RM (KP are supported by Kulturfonds Frankfurt RheinMain) In the … Continue reading

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