A dreamy night with Fleetwood Mac, a bold Russian ballet and six other things worth seeing, hearing and doing in Toronto this week
A dreamy night with Fleetwood Mac
1Earlier this year, Fleetwood Mac divorced the guitarist Lindsey Buckingham for a long time over a planning conflict. Buckingham was the creative mind behind some of the band's most iconic songs, including "Go Your Own Way" and "Never Going Again Again", but this is not the first time the group has changed the dynamics of its 50-year running: founder Peter Green said farewell to the band in the 70's and Stevie Nicks took a detour as a soloist in the 90's. In Buckingham's place, the band participates in former Tom Petty and Heartbreaker guitarist Mike Campbell and Crowded House frontman Neil Finn for a show containing all hits, paired with nostalgic tracks from their early days. Monday, November 5th. $ 74- $ 1200. Scotiabank Arena.
A true story about internet prophecy
2In the 1960s, U of T-Professor Marshall McLuhan became the world's most influential media specialist, with the pattern "The Media is the Message." Today he is considered a prophet who predicted wonders and dangers on the internet. In Jason Sherman's controversial biodrama, The message An aging McLuhan (played by R. H. Thomson), disabled by a stroke, attempts to complete a final visionary effort to save humanity from the threat of modern technology. Sherman's game was supposed to debut in 2003 but was interrupted after a threatened McLuhan property. Opens Wednesday, November 7th. $ 30. Tarragon Theater.
17th century biggest hits
3Between his days as a diplomat, a priest and a singer, Agostino Steffani composed some of the 18th century most fascinating music. To reintroduce his work to a modern audience, Tafelmusik takes a "biggest hit" strategy Drama and devotion: Mezzosoprano Krisztina Szabó sings arier from several of his once-popular operas, and the constantly reliable chamber marker will perform "Stabat Mater", the piece that Steffani celebrated as his best, describing Mary's grief on his son's crucifixion. Thursday November 8th to Sunday, November 11th. $ 30- $ 99. Jeanne Lamon Hall.
An acrobatic spectacle
4The famous Australian choreographer Yaron Lifschitz's latest show, people, combines dance with acrobatics to explore the boundaries of strength and flexibility. There are no elaborate backgrounds or spotted lights; A mere stage shows the adrenaline-driven stunts, which include human jumping ropes, extreme jumps and human pyramids. Their movements flow from grace to extremes and show the most amazing things that human bodies can cope with. Friday, November 9th. $ 62- $ 157. Sony Center for Performing Arts.
A bold ballet
5Legendary choreographer John Neumeier-who choreographed the National Ballet's love Nijinsky-Service to Toronto with Anna Karenina, a modern take on the Leo Tolstoy 1877 novel. Neumeir's adaptation, performed over two actions, is canceled today, and the score combines Tchaikovsky with works by the German-Soviet composer Alfred Schnittke and Yusuf Islam (CatStevens). Saturday November 10th to Sunday, November 18th. $ 71- $ 265. Four Seasons Center for Performing Arts.
A wartime masterpiece
6English composer Benjamin Britten – an engaged pacifist and conscience bomber during World War II – wrote War requirement, an emotional masterpiece to mark the 1962 invasion of the new Coventry Cathedral after the original building was destroyed during a bombing disaster. In a brilliant coral gambit he combined the traditional Latin mass for the dead with poetry war poetry by Wilfred Owen, who was killed in battle one week before the end of Armistice for World War I. Combine power and upset with intimate poetic details, war requirement is a spreading composition worth hosting almost all the resources that the Toronto Symphony Orchestra can offer: a full orchestra, achamberkester, a full runner, a boy, three vocalists and an organ. Thursday November 8th and Saturday November 10th. $ 35.50- $ 131.75. Roy Thomson Hall.
An exciting showcase for indie artists
7Now in its 16th year Indie Week returns to Toronto for its biggest year yet, with more than 250 artists from 16 countries including Chilean hip hop artist Bubaseta and Latvian rock band Carnival Youth. In addition to performances, Indie Week hosts workshops, one-on-one mentor sessions and a massive Indie101 Music + Tech Conference that teaches artists how to make a stomach on the market. Tuesday 6 November to Sunday 11 November. Passing $ 60- $ 120. Different places.
One night with Young the Giant
8In the earlier days, Young the Giant took a milder attitude toward music, focusing on hummable soft rock. But Trump era inspired them to take a more political tone. For their 2016 album, Home for the strange, the band, which includes members of Indian, Persian and Québécois descent, reflected on their immigrants' identities and the term "America". For his North American tour, the Orange Country's all-rounder performs with the Canadian singer Lights to promote his latest version, 2018 mirror Master. Thursday, November 8th. $ 35- $ 45. Rebel.