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February 21, 2014

Sundar Viswanathan headlines the Faculty Concert Series

Versatile performer, composer, international touring artist and York music Professor Sundar Viswanathan takes centre stage with his ensemble Avataar in a signature concert Feb. 27. Read more


January 15, 2014

Edgy interdisciplinary production of “The Beggar’s Opera” rocks York U

Crime. Corruption. Social inequality. And a very messy love triangle. Theatre, music, dance and digital media converge in this bold new take on an 18th century stage sensation. Read more


December 06, 2013

Music student composes award-winning mass

York music student Jared Tomlinson is the winner of an international choral composition competition for a new setting for the mass, mounted by Toronto's historic Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Read more


November 07, 2013

Pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico performs virtuosic Canadian works for York U Faculty Concert Series

York University music Professor Christina Petrowska Quilico, a longstanding champion of contemporary and Canadian music, headlines York’s Faculty Concert Series November 14 with a program of solo piano... Read more


October 30, 2013

The Marcus Roberts Trio headlines the Oscar Peterson Scholarship Gala at York U

The Marcus Roberts Trio headlines the inaugural Oscar Peterson Scholarship Gala November 8 in the Tribute Communities Recital Hall at York University. Read more

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October 25, 2013

York's Faculty of Fine Arts to establish two new Canada Research Chairs in interdisciplinary digital media

The Faculty of Fine Arts invites applications for new Canada Research Chairs in digital performance and interactive information visualization. Read more


October 16, 2013

David Lidov and special guests launch the 2013-14 York U Faculty Concert Series

Composer, pianist and Professor Emeritus David Lidov presents a selection of his recent compositions with the participation of a dozen of his colleagues, students and alumni to launch the 2013-14 Faculty... Read more

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October 15, 2013

York U graduate student wins Great Canadian Hymn competition

A gospel song composed by York University PhD candidate Joannie Ing won top honours in the second annual Great Canadian Hymn Competition, sponsored by Toronto’s renowned Pax Christi Chorale. Read more


August 08, 2013

Nanning Cantonese Opera Troupe performs Toronto premiere of The Painted Skin at York University

The Department of Theatre in York University’s Faculty of Fine Arts is hosting the Toronto premiere and only Ontario performance of the Nanning Cantonese Opera Troupe’s production of The Painted... Read more

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August 01, 2013

York Ethnomusicologist’s Sephardic research promotes cross-cultural understanding

Long-time York University music instructor, performer and ethnomusicologist Judith Cohen’s research into Sephardic song is opening up new paths of discovery, promoting cross-cultural understanding and... Read more