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                      The Wholenote
 (selection only; more on The Wholenote site)
Barbara Hannigan on the Second Viennese School: A Q&A
The Wholenote, November 2017
ONLINE & PRINT
Mozart in the Jungle producer Susan Coyne in conversation
The Wholenote, September 2017
online &
in print
Art of Song Column: March 2017
Magnus Opus Bears Witness
online and in print
Art of Song Column: February 2017
Sapphic February
online &
in print
Ms Magazine
Queer Women of Montenegro Tell Their Stories
Ms Magazine blog, March 16, 2017
ONLINE
                        Partisan
Laurent Binet: 
La septième fonction du langage
An Interview
Partisan, December 5, 2015
ONLINE
The Globe and Mail
A Fine Austrian-Balkan Romance:
Strauss's Arabella premieres in Toronto

Globe and Mail on Saturday
30 September 2017
PRINT &
ONLINE
A review of Claus Guth's
Le Nozze di Figaro

The Globe and Mail on Saturday,
5 February 2016
PRINT &
ONLINE
Did Freud's Hysterics Speak Atonal?
Robert Lepage directs
Bluebeard/Erwartung
The Globe and Mail Monday, 4 May 2015
PRINT &
ONLINE
The Don of the New Era:
On Dimitri Tcherniakov's
Don Giovanni
The Globe and Mail on Saturday,
24 January 2015
PRINT &
ONLINE
The Believer
Margaret Drabble
The Believer online exclusive interview, November 2014
ONLINE
Laurence Equilbey
The Believer Logger interview, August 2013
ONLINE
Margarethe von Trotta
The Believer online exclusive interview,
April 2013
ONLINE
Opera Canada
(a selection)
Letter from the Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity
Opera Canada, August 2017
PRINT
Letter from Amsterdam:
Holland Festival 2016

Opera Canada, September 2016
PRINT &
BLOG
Podium Politics: Six female conductors on building careers in a male preserve
Opera Canada, Spring 2015
PRINT 
PDF 
Adrianne Pieczonka: A Portrait
Opera Canada, Fall 2014
PRINT
Group Dynamics: The Canadian Opera Company Chorus
Opera Canada, Spring 2014 
PRINT PDF 
Orchestra is Alchemy
The COC Orchestra up close and personal
Opera Canada, Spring 2013
PRINT PDF
Listen
Between Nineteen and Twenty
Laurence Equilbey on filling the gaps
Listen, Fall 2013
PRINT
Xtra! and DailyXtra.com
(a selection)
We Have Always Been Sapphic:
An Interview with Susan S. Lanser

DailyXtra, 18 June, 2015
ONLINE & 
BLOG [DIRECTOR'S CUT]
An Anne Lister Pilgrimage
DailyXtra, 27 April, 2015
ONLINE
Claude Vivier's biography:
An Interview with Bob Gilmore
DailyXtra, 24 January, 2015
ONLINE
Poet Julie Joosten on Light Light
& the Kinship Between Poetry and Science

Xtra! (print) 18 September 2014
PRINT &
ONLINE
Pleasure and the Disabled Body
A Q&A with Kaleigh Trace about her book
Hot, Wet and Shaking
DailyXtra, September 19 2014
ONLINE
American composer Jennifer Higdon
on baritones, Whitman and the music that never stops
DailyXtra, May 21 2014
ONLINE
Forbidden Love, remastered & digital
The return of the iconic documentary by Fernie/Weissman
Daily Xtra
, May 20 2014
ONLINE
Opera Tips: Un ballo in maschera
Daily Xtra, February 5 2014
ONLINE
Opera Tips: Così fan tutte
Daily Xtra, January 18 2014
ONLINE
Aunt Winnie: A New Biography by
Elspeth Cameron
Daily Extra, December 31 2013
ONLINE
Opera Tips: Peter Grimes
Xtra! Toronto, October 7 2013
ONLINE
Opera Tips: La Bohème
Xtra! Toronto, October 1 2013
ONLINE
Doing the job, paying the bills
A Conversation with Katie Herzog
Xtra! Toronto, August 30 2013
ONLINE
After Delores, 25 years later
A Conversation with Sarah Schulman
Xtra! Toronto, August 16 2013
ONLINE
Depression: A Public Feeling
An interview with Ann Cvetkovich
Xtra! Toronto, July 8 2013
ONLINE
Opera tips: Dialogues of the Carmelites
Xtra! Toronto, May 6 2013
ONLINE
Opera tips:
Lucia di Lammermoor & Salome
Xtra! Toronto, April 19 2013
ONLINE
Film Screen as Desire
A profile of experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer
Xtra! Toronto, March 21 2013
PRINT &
ONLINE
Opera can't think straight
Christopher Alden explores bent desire in new production of Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito 
Xtra! Toronto, January 30 2013
ONLINE
Angst, Volatility, Laughter
A Conversation with Laura Tucker
Xtra! Toronto,
October 4, 2012
ONLINE
Tandem
Tension, Suspension, Text: A Conversation with conductor Rinaldo Alessandrini
In print: Tandem, the weekend ed. Corriere Canadese Online: my blog Definitely the Opera
May 19, 2012
ONLINE print PDF
Interview with opera conductor
Paolo Carignani
In print: Tandem, the weekend ed. Corriere Canadese Online: my blog Definitely the Opera
February 4, 2012
ONLINE print PDF
Interview with opera director
Christopher Alden
In print: Tandem, the weekend ed. Corriere Canadese Online: my blog Definitely the Opera
October 2, 2011
ONLINE PRINT PDF
Toronto Standard
Love, Loss and What the Soprano Wore:
A Conversation with Adrianne Pieczonka
Toronto Standard, May 18, 2011
ONLINE
National Post
My Toronto: Margaret MacMillan
National Post, April 2007
ONLINE
& PRINT