Baritone Dion Mazerolle now joins our prestigious group of emerging and established artists.
May 3 Kevin Mallon conducts the Aradia Ensemble with the Toronto Youth Chamber Orchestra and the Kingsway Conservatory Strings for "Baroque Idol 2" at the Music Gallery, Toronto. Young composers are invited to submit new works written for baroque ensemble, and based on audience votes, the winner is crowned then commissioned to write a new work for Aradia. This year, some of the collaborating composers are invited to bring their own bands along too - Roman Tomé, Ronley Teper and her Lipliners, Scott Maynard and the Quiet Revolution. www.aradia.ca May 10 – 11 Charlotte Corwin and Benjamin Covey star in John Blow's opera Venus and Adonis with Toronto Masque Theatre's double bill, "The Lessons of Love" and Marion Newman stars in the newly commissioned opera by Alice Ping Yee Ho and librettist Marjorie Chan, The Lesson of Da Ji www.torontomasquetheatre.com
May 14 Music in China – Soundstreams Canada, Koerner Hall East meets West in this dynamic evening of music and dance from Taipei’s Chai Found Music Workshop, dancer/choreographer Lars Scheibner, and an ensemble of brilliant Canadians, with Leslie Dala, conductor www.soundstreams.ca