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Show One Productions In Collaboration With The Canadian Opera Company PROUDLY PRESENTS TRIO MAGNIFICO The Ultimate Opera Gala STARRING ANNA NETREBKO, soprano YUSIF EYVAZOV, tenor DMITRI HVOROSTOVSKY, baritone World Premiere Appearance of Magnificent Trio of Opera Stars! JADER BIGNAMINI, conductor CANADIAN OPERA COMPANY ORCHESTRA TUESDAY, APRIL 25 AT 7:30PM Four Seasons Centre for the Performing […]

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Five years to the exact day of their last appearance in Toronto, the internationally acclaimed all-male comic ballet company, LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE Monte Carlo will return to Toronto with their breathtaking blend of technical prowess, athletic artistry and perfect parody. For this Toronto engagement, THE TROCKS repertoire will include one of the company’s signature […]

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Lucas Debargue

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Lucas Debargue – Biography In 2015 the French pianist Lucas Debargue became the most talked-about artist of the 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition. Despite being placed 4th, his muscular and intellectual playing, combined with an intensely poetic and lyrical gift for phrasing, earned him the coveted Moscow Music Critics’ Award as ”the pianist whose incredible gift, […]

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Buried Soviet-Era Yiddish Tunes Come to Life

Thousands of Yiddish song lyrics, stored for decades in sealed boxes in the basement of the Ukrainian National Library, have given us the rare opportunity to look into the world of Yiddish-speaking Soviet Jewry during the Holocaust era. Some 2.7 million Soviet Jews died during the Holocaust years, but until the boxes were discovered in […]

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Professor Anna Shternshis on honouring a destroyed culture

‘Musically it sounds amazing.” We spoke to University of Toronto professor Anna Shternshis about lost Yiddish lyrics written by Soviet Jews during the Second World War and recently set to music by poet-musician Psoy Korolenko. The music, reconstructions in the style of popular Russian music of the 1940s, will be premiered in a concert on […]

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Re-discovered Yiddish songs performed in Richmond Hill

Premiere of all-star singers is Jan. 27 Richmond Hill Liberal In a dramatic discovery, fit for Hollywood, University of Toronto professor Anna Shternshis found thousands of long-lost Yiddish songs buried deep in the archives. None have been performed in nearly 70 years. Until now. These songs dated to 1947, all composed or sung during the […]

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo come to Vancouver for first show in 30 years

For the first time in 30 years, the world-infamous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo will grace the stage in Vancouver. Presented by Toronto’s Show One Productions, this show promises pointy-shoed playfulness from an all-male troupe of gifted professional dancers. Humourous and technically impressive, this one-of-a-kind show is not to be missed by Vancouver dance […]

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Renowned Russian Violinist to Perform in Toronto

In honour of Toronto-based impresario Svetlana Dvoretsky’s 10th year showcasing mainly Russian artists, violinist Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosi chamber orchestra will be in concert May 9 at Roy Thomson Hall. Spivakov and the Moscow Virtosi will perform classical works by Mozart, Shostakovich, Piazzolla and Tchaikovsky. After a chance meeting with Spivakov in downtown […]

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Svetlana Dvoretsky packed up her culture and came to Canada

‘I came home crying every night, but I learned how to build something,’ says the Russian-born founder of Show One Productions. Russia and Canada are not on the best of terms these days, but you wouldn’t know it from the work of Svetlana Dvoretsky, who has spent the past decade bringing some of the finest […]

Impresario makes polished impression

Producer Svetlana Dvoretskaia sails into Marc Laurent in Hazelton Lanes with a coffee and an apology for being a hair late. She is just back from New York where she was taking a meeting with Placido Domingo. Producer Svetlana Dvoretskaia sails into Marc Laurent in Hazelton Lanes with a coffee and an apology for being […]