“It is a wonderful and maybe a dangerous thing”: Rachel Mercer on EMIC’s just-released CD, its launch concert & their upcoming performances
Kami Van Halst has integrity to spare. And, as will soon become obvious, she doesn’t lack for grit, either. When she recently applied for a vocal-instructor job, she forthrightly pointed out that a school looking for a classical or musical theatre teacher should not hire her. Which naturally invited a conversation about who should hire […]
La Traviata brings acclaimed Canadian bass-baritone Thomas Goerz “home” to COC ~ Arpita Ghosal
Artistic Director Allen MacInnis hopes that for those who visit YPT this year for the first time, the play will resonate long after the final curtain and become a habit.
Claire Morley’s got a sweet gig. As the new Program Manager for the Canadian Opera Company’s Free Concert Series (FCS), she oversees the programming for 70-plus concerts being presented this season. Thanks to her, an estimated 15,000 people will experience the series this year. For free. Morley insists that she can’t take all the credit. […]
COC’s Summer Opera Camp, led by musical director Chris Thornborrow, is now running for the first time out of the spectacular Four Seasons Centre, adding to its allure for aspiring young artists, ages 6-15 years
To hear Brent Carver sing a dozen self-selected songs, ranging from musical-theatre tunes, the American Songbook, jazz standards and contemporary pop songs is a sublime prospect.
Toronto’s acclaimed contemporary Indian dance company, inDANCE premieres The Book of Sandalwood, the latest full-length work to be choreographed by Hari Krishnan, on Saturday, May 16. The Book of Sandalwood marks the company’s first Bharatanatyam composition since 2012.
Sarah Murphy-Dyson is one of the most acclaimed Canadian actors to emerge onto the theatre scene in recent years. She currently stars in a double-bill of two George F. Walker plays, Parents Night/The Bigger Issue at Toronto’s Theatre Passe Muraille.
YOU dance, the National Ballet of Canada’s educational and outreach program, provides to students in grades 4 to 6 an incomparable, fully- participatory opportunity to explore artistic expression, rhythm and creative movement through dance–for FREE.