post cover

Review: Uncle Vanya (Show One Productions / Luminato)

Uncle Vanya played to sold out crowds as part of the 2017 Luminato Festival in Toronto I’ll admit that I approached seeing Uncle Vanya, the classic play about a family caught between between tradition and transformation, with trepidation. The play written by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov was performed during the 2017 Luminato Festival in Russian by Moscow’s Vakhtangov State Academic […]

post cover

Uncle Vanya Lives Passionately Through The Vakhtangov Troop

Pure brilliance was formed last night in the John Bassett Theatre, when the intense text of Anton Chekhov met the meticulous techniques of the Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre of Russia. I am most certain that Rimas Tuminas’ direction of Uncle Vanya, in addition to the roaring sound of applause, summoned both Vakhtangov and Chekhov from the grave […]

post cover

SCRUTINY | Red Giselle Dazzles With Epic Storytelling And Superb Dancing

Eifman Ballet’s Red Giselle at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Through May 13. Fast on the heels of the success of Trio Magnifico in April, Show One Productions is bringing the Eifman Ballet’s Red Giselle to Toronto’s Sony Centre for a four-performance run. Founded in 1977 by Boris Eifman in St. Petersburg, Russia, […]

post cover

What does Dmitry Masleev sound like? Brilliant: review

Winner of Tchaikovsky Competition gold makes Canadian debut with a piano recital master class. Dmitry Masleev At Koerner Hall on March 22 A little bit of history was made at Koerner Hall on Wednesday, with the Canadian debut of 28-year-old Russian pianist Dmitry Masleev. Since winning gold at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 2015, audiences […]

post cover


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 […]

post cover


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 […]

post cover

Lucas Debargue

  • By show1admin 
  • Category: Bio 

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, […]

post cover

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 […]

post cover

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 […]

post cover

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 […]


Зарегистрируйтесь что б стать VIP-членом и получать все последние новости и обновления от Show One Productions: