Tag Archives: Sir Andrew Davis

2019 In Review

2019 has now finished, and we have entered 2020.  As such, let’s take a look at what happened in 2019: In January, famed opera Bass-Baritone Theo Adam passed away at the age of 92.  While the late Roy Halladay was … Continue reading

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Thaïs Soars in Concert at the TSO

I attended the second of two performances of Jules Massenet’s opera Thaïs at Roy Thomson Hall on November 9th, 2019.  The performance was by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, led by their Conductor Laureate, and Interm Artistic Director, Sir Andrew Davis.  … Continue reading

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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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Broadway and The Met take on The Merry Widow

The Metropolitan Opera performed Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow as part of its Live in HD broadcast series on January 17th, 2015.  This performance was stunning from start to finish and saw the teaming up of the best of Broadway … Continue reading

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