Kopernikus

— April 4–13, 2019

Ayre Live

— Our first AtG Records album

(La) voix humaine

— February 16

Opera Pub

— Next event: March 7

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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."

− The Charlebois Post

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

− Maclean’s
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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…

Against the Grain Theatre Opera Pub at Amsterdam Bicycle Club. Photo: Darryl Block

Q&A with Scottish mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill

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Karen Cargill is a Scottish operatic mezzo-soprano who has performed with the Metropolitan Opera and at the Edinburgh International Festival among other organizations. We’re fortunate to have Karen on our faculty for Summer Modern Intensive 2019! Karen…

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(La) voix humaine

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Click here to purchase tickets. Against the Grain is hanging up on fachs with (La) voix humaine – a gender-bent re-imagining of Francis Poulenc’s one-woman show La voix humaine. AtG…