The high-profile arts administrator Jeff Melanson got married and took a job with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra because he was facing harassment allegations and administrative problems at the Banff Centre, his estranged wife alleges in a court document. The 34-page court application filed by Eleanor McCain is packed with allegations of behind-the-scenes abuses and misconduct… Read More

Starting Wednesday night, at Toronto’s Koerner Hall, vocal and instrumental students at the Royal Conservatory’s Glenn Gould School will be presenting Handel’s Alcina. Normally, this kind of production might not receive too much public attention, but this one is different. Leading the orchestra, in his first staged opera, will be Ivars Taurins, director of the… Read More