“I’ve loved the challenge of conquering new repertoire”: SesayArts in conversation with Dr Robin Williams

Robin Williams is preparing to rock it on Saturday night. As the music director of newchoir, Toronto’s first rock choir, he is deep into the final rehearsals for the organization’s annual concert at Koerner Hall. If rock and choir seem incongruous, then newchoir has shifted many a perception. An audition adult choir, newchoir has carved […]

Toronto Arts Foundation award nomination celebrates tabla guru Ritesh Das

Toronto residents will not be surprised to see tabla guru Ritesh Das’ name on the list of finalists for the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Celebration of Cultural Life Award. The biennial award, inspired by Toronto Arts Council’s founding president William Kilbourn, recognizes the excellence of three senior arts practitioners. An award recipient must be an individual […]