Pipa virtuosa Wen Zhao and flamenco guitarist Roman Smirnov unite for Strings Without Borders. Presented by the Canadian Opera Company, this unique pairing tackle everything from love songs to folk dances from China, Spain, and the Middle East.
There’s a reason The Annex is populated by a young, fashionable crowd; it was the first suburb in Toronto to be specifically planned for professional, upper middle class residents. Take the guided ROMWalks tour through the area to learn more about its history, and the architecture that spans from the 17th through the 21st centuries.
With NXNE and other summer festivals just around the corner, it’s appropriate that Steam Whistle’s June art show is celebrating A Moment in Music. Curated by The Indie Machine (iM), the exhibit pairs photos of musical artists with iM staff-recommended music selections, available to stream via QR codes. To kick it all off, a handful of surprise musical acts will perform at the opening night party.