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Sir Andrew Davis Celebrates 75th Birthday with Wagner and the TSO

I attended the February 2nd 2019 concert at the TSO which was advertised as “Sir Andrew Conducts Wagner”.  The concert happened to also fall on Sir Andrew’s 75th birthday. The concert consisted of Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries, Albert Berg’s … Continue reading

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Johan Botha Dies at 51

It has been reported that South African Heldentenor Johan Botha has passed away at the age of 51.  Mr. Botha had been suffering from cancer. Mr. Botha was known for singing some of the most difficult tenor roles in opera, … Continue reading

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Singers Save Die Walküre

I attended the February 13th, 2015 performance of Richard Wagner‘s Die Walküre currently being performed by the Canadian Opera Company at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The performance starred Christine Goerke as Brünnhilde, in her first staged … Continue reading

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Canadian Opera Company Announces New Season

The Canadian Opera Company (COC) has announced its 2014-15 season. The new season sees a reduction in the number of productions from seven operas to six.  three performances are new, while the other three are revivals.  Some are the COC’s … Continue reading

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Bugs Bunny at the Symphony

Last night I attended a performance of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.  The performance was entitled “Bugs Bunny at the Symphony.”  Many Looney Tunes episodes deal with music, and as such an idea was … Continue reading

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Toronto Wagner Society Celebrates 200 years of Richard Wagner

The Toronto Wagner Society will be celebrating the 200th birth of composer Richard Wagner on Saturday May 25th, 2013. The event takes place at the Arts and Letters Club (14 Elm Street) starting at 9:00 am.  There will be two … Continue reading

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