Kopernikus

— April 4–13, 2019

Ayre Live

— Our first AtG Records album

(La) voix humaine

— February 16

Opera Pub

— Next event: April 4 (Guest Takeover!)

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

Against the Grain Theatre

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

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"Opera needs exciting productions like
#UncleJohn … The directness is electric."

− Maclean’s
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Interview with Lorraine Vaillancourt, the premiere conductor of Kopernikus

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Introducing Claude Vivier (Pt.2): a three-part series on the life and works of Claude Vivier by Against the Grain’s Media Attaché, Michael Zarathus-Cook Against the Grain Theatre will be staging…

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‘Find the Soul of the human race’

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Introducing Claude Vivier (Pt.1): a three-part series on the life and works of Claude Vivier by Against the Grain’s Media Attaché, Michael Zarathus-Cook Had you been even the most occasional…

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Kopernikus: Canada’s most famous unknown opera

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TORONTO — The turbulent life of Montréalais composer Claude Vivier (1948-1983) came to end at the age of 35 when he was murdered in his Parisian hotel room. Against the Grain’s mission of pushing the…

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AtG launches opera streaming research project with national partners

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Against the Grain Theatre, Toronto’s visionary chamber opera company, has always asked questions about what it means to be an opera company in the 21st century. Starting today, the company…