AtG's Messiah

— Coming December 2015

A Little Too Cozy

— A new spin on Mozart’s Così fan tutte


Against the Grain Theatre is an award-winning Canadian opera collective that presents classical music in innovative ways and in unusual venues.

"One of the most exciting companies in the country."

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AtG’s Messiah in Soundboard Magazine

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Joel Ivany sat down with our presenting partners, Massey Hall & Roy Thomson Hall, for this feature interview in Soundboard Magazine. On the cover: Joel and AtG’s Messiah choreographer Jen Nichols (left),…

Thoughts About the Future of Opera from AtG’s Founding Members

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When AtG performed with Ottawa Chamberfest this past summer, we immediately fell for the city’s people and culture. Like many others, we were shocked yesterday to hear about Opera Lyra’s immediate…

AtG's Messiah Home Slide

AtG’s Messiah – Media Release

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 2, 2015 Against the Grain Theatre remounts its popular, staged Messiah this December TORONTO — After debuting its groundbreaking take on Handel’s Messiah in 2013 to…