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Toronto Symphony Orchestra to Present MESSIAH/COMPLEX Photo Toronto Symphony Orchestra to Present MESSIAH/COMPLEX
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 9, 2020

Premiering this December, the multi-award-winning innovative team at Against  the Grain Theatre (AtG) is proud to present a bold interpretation of Handel's Messiah, accompanied by and in partnership with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), and co-directed by  Joel Ivany, the Founding Artistic Director of AtG, Reneltta Arluk, Director of Indigenous Arts  at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Messiah/Complex will premiere online on December  13, 2020 on AtG TV.  

The Royal Conservatory of Music Announces November and December Updates Photo The Royal Conservatory of Music Announces November and December Updates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2020

Under current Government of Ontario regulations for performing arts venues, The Royal Conservatory is unable to have audiences in their venues until November 21st, at the earliest. However, they remain committed to bringing extraordinary music and will continue to present online concert livestreams.

Winners Announced for Toronto's 2020 Dora Awards! Photo Winners Announced for Toronto's 2020 Dora Awards!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2020

The annual Dora Awards celebrate excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in a ceremony that includes 46 Dora Awards, the Silver Ticket Award, and the Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award.

VIDEO: Tune in to the 41st Dora Awards, Honoring Toronto Theatre, Tonight at 7:30pm! Photo VIDEO: Tune in to the 41st Dora Awards, Honoring Toronto Theatre, Tonight at 7:30pm!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2020

The 41st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards are being held virtually tonight, June 29, at 7:30pm.

Presenters, Special Guests and Theme Announced for 2020 Virtual Dora Awards Photo Presenters, Special Guests and Theme Announced for 2020 Virtual Dora Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2020

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts today announced the VIP presenters, special guests and theme for the 41st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards which, for the very first time due to the restrictions in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic, are being held virtually.

The Royal Conservatory Of Music's 2020-21 Concert Season Announced Photo The Royal Conservatory Of Music's 2020-21 Concert Season Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2020

Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, and James Anagnoson, Dean of The Glenn Gould School, today revealed details of the diverse concerts that will make up the 12th concert season at The Royal Conservatory of Music.

Nominations for the 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Announced Photo Nominations for the 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2020

At an online media announcement - pre-taped in front of Meridian Hall with physically distanced protocols in place - streamed June 8 on the Dora Awards YouTube channel, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 243 nominations for the 41st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

BWW Review: CAROLINE, OR CHANGE at the Winter Garden Theatre Photo BWW Review: CAROLINE, OR CHANGE at the Winter Garden Theatre
by Louis Train - Feb 5, 2020

The theatre shook with applause for Jully Black last night as she opened the musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE at the Winter Garden Theatre. She was one of many in the cast to give powerhouse performances in a dramatically and musically challenging show.

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsal Photos of Jully Black and Measha Bruggergosman i Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsal Photos of Jully Black and Measha Bruggergosman in CAROLINE, OR CHANGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2020

Following announcements earlier this year of a new annual residency at the historic Winter Garden Theatre and the inaugural production of the residency - a reimagined and expanded staging of their 2012 hit, CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, again in co-production with frequent collaborators Obsidian Theatre  - The Musical Stage Company shares a sneak peek at this hotly anticipated show.

BWW Review: Iconic Music and Powerhouse Artists put Stevie Wonder and Prince Center S Photo BWW Review: Iconic Music and Powerhouse Artists put Stevie Wonder and Prince Center Stage in UNCOVERED
by Isabella Perrone - Nov 6, 2019

When it comes to covering popular music, navigating the space between individual interpretation while still respecting the original artist's work could be a daunting task. And when the artists whose music is being covered are household names and legends in every way, there's also the need to ensure their fans appreciate the changes made in the reimagining.

BWW Interview: UNCOVERED's Michelle Bouey on her Lifelong Connection to Stevie Wonder Photo BWW Interview: UNCOVERED's Michelle Bouey on her Lifelong Connection to Stevie Wonder's Music and Prince's Star Quality
by Isabella Perrone - Nov 6, 2019

Michelle Bouey might be a fairly new name in Toronto's performing arts scene, but the rising singer has already made an impact in the city. With a 2018-19 Banks Prize under her belt, Bouey returns to The Musical Stage Company for her second edition of UNCOVERED. The thirteenth show in the concert series focuses on the music of Stevie Wonder and Prince, and Bouey gave us the ins and outs of how a show like UNCOVERED comes together behind the scenes in an exclusive Q+A.

Tiffany Desrosiers Stars in CELEBRATE CELINE at the State Theatre Photo Tiffany Desrosiers Stars in CELEBRATE CELINE at the State Theatre
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 27, 2019

Celebrate Celine stars powerhouse vocalist Tiffany Desrosiers, who takes audiences on a journey through all of Celine Dion's biggest hits including 'The Power of Love', 'My Heart Will Go On', I'm Alive', 'Because You Loved Me', That's The Way It Is', 'The Prayer' and more! Tiffany brings her talent to the State Theatre on Saturday, April 27. 

BWW Review: UNCOVERED: JONI MITCHELL & CAROLE KING Re-imagines the 21st Century's Big Photo BWW Review: UNCOVERED: JONI MITCHELL & CAROLE KING Re-imagines the 21st Century's Biggest Singer-Songwriter Hits
by Isabella Perrone - Nov 18, 2018

What happens when you put eight accomplished singers, two dynamic actresses, and a back-up band that steals the show more than once? You get UNCOVERED: JONI MITCHELL & CAROLE KING.

Jully Black - Canada's Queen of R&B Soul is Midland Cultural Centre's Third Feature i Photo Jully Black - Canada's Queen of R&B Soul is Midland Cultural Centre's Third Feature in their Black History Month Series
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2018

Dubbed 'Canada's Queen of R&B Soul' by her fans and peers, and named by CBC Music as one of 'The 25 Greatest Canadian Singers Ever', Jully Black is a true Canadian Icon. Midland Cultural Centre's is excited to present Ms Black as their third musical feature in their 2018 Black History Month concert series! As a platinum selling recording artist, her music career has yielded multiple singles reaching the Top 10 pop, R&B and dance music charts. She has taken home multiple Juno Awards, earned many industry accolades and was hand-selected to sing for the Queen of England.

Midland Cultural Centre Feature ONLY Ontario Performance of UK's Award-Winning CALL M Photo Midland Cultural Centre Feature ONLY Ontario Performance of UK's Award-Winning CALL MR. ROBESON. A LIFE, WITH SONGS in their Black History Month Series
by Julie Musbach - Feb 7, 2018

Midland Cultural Centre's first musical presentation in their 2018 Black History Month series 'Sugar and Gold: Stories of the Underground Railroad' received a standing ovation!

Submissions for JUNOFEST 2018 Now Open Photo Submissions for JUNOFEST 2018 Now Open
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 1, 2017

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is now accepting artist submissions for JUNOfest 2018, presented by CBC Music. The annual two-night music festival lineup is packed with performances by Canada's musical talent in venues throughout Vancouver on Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24 as part of JUNO Week 2018. This year's JUNOfest will be produced by MRG Concerts.

Method Man & Redman to Headline at Toronto's Festival of Beer This July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

The iconic hip-hop duo and founding members of rap super groups Wu-Tang Clan and Def Squad, Method Man & Redman will make their long awaited return to Toronto this summer at Toronto's Festival of Beer presented by the Beer Store, with a supporting performance by Canadian hip-hop pioneer Saukrates.

Method Man & Redman to Headline at Toronto's Festival of Beer This July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The iconic hip-hop duo and founding members of rap super groups Wu-Tang Clan and Def Squad, Method Man & Redman will make their long awaited return to Toronto this summer at Toronto's Festival of Beer presented by the Beer Store, with a supporting performance by Canadian hip-hop pioneer Saukrates.

2013 Juno Awards Winners Announced
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 29, 2013

The 2013 Juno Awards were announced last night in Regina, Saskatchewan. Three of the four classical categories were won by Naxos and its distributed labels including the first ever win for a composer in the new Naxos Canadian Classics series (http://bit.ly/ZH6hx4).

2012 Toronto Independent Music Awards Ceremony Held Tonight, October 6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2012

Tonight, October 6, 2012 the Toronto Independent Music Awards (TIMA) will showcase the best in independent music with awards in 21 categories and 11 live performances, including Juno-nominated producer Rich Kidd featuring a collaboration with Famous, and Karina Es, whose Dancing in the Stars video recently had airtime on MuchMusic.

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