— An evening of Osvaldo Golijov

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."

− The Charlebois Post

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

− Maclean’s
AtG Canadian Opera Company Free Concert Series

Free lunchtime concert of AYRE – November 10

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If you want a sneak preview of Ayre, we’re staging a scaled-back presentation at the COC’s Free Concert series. Against the Grain Theatre’s Ayre with  Joel Ivany, director, Miriam Khalil, soprano and AtG Orchestra…

atg volunteers

Work with AtG!

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We're looking for friendly and outgoing volunteers for Ayre (November 10, 11, 12), taking place at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. This is your chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at our...
Against the Grain Theatre Opera Pub

Opera Pub returns November 3

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We weren’t sure what to expect at our inaugural Opera Pub event. But last Thursday, more than 100 music fans, and friends (and a handful of folks who had no…

Joel Ivany

Joel in the North

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I have always wondered about the North.   We, of course, learned about the Northwest Territories in school and since, I’ve always wondered what was up there.   In University,…