The new production of Donizetti's Anna Bolena does not thrill - a review (online here, in print Fall 2018)

The COC revives Robert Lepage's production of The Nightingale and Other Short Fables by Igor Stravinsky - a review (Fall 2018 issue)

Opera Canada         


A review of Anne Garreta's book Not One Day (translated by Emma Ramadan) - April/May issue, 2017 (PDF)

Globe and Mail

Elixir of Love at the Canadian Opera Company (Oct 2017)

The Marriage of Figaro at Opera Atelier (Oct 2017)

Arabella at the Canadian Opera Company (Oct 2017)

The Marriage of Figaro at the COC (Feb 2016)

A review of Lend Me Your Character by Dubravka Ugresic (G&M Books, 2005)

WholeNote (selection)

Conduct! Every Move Counts (Nov 2017)

21C Festival Opening Night: Brian Current, Samy Moussa, Matthew Aucoin & Unsuk Chin and the COC Orchestra (May 2017)

Toronto Consort in Elena by Cavalli (May 2017)

Soundstreams' Odditorium: A Deft Distillation (Mar 2017)

Adrianne Pieczonka sings Die Winterreise (Feb 2017)

Hungry for Beauvoir - a Violette Leduc biopic (Sept 2013)

A Touch of absurdity - Slovenian film Dual (May 2014)

Midnight Cowgirls - Medeleine Olnek's The Foxy Merkins (May 2014)


Canadian Queer Cinema Primer: On The Romance of Transgression by Thomas Waugh (Jan 2007)

Women in Love: On Diana Souhami's Wild Girls (Apr 2006)

Books in Canada

A review of Sex and Ethics. Essays on Sexuality, Virtue, and the Good Life, edited by Raja Halwani (18(1) 2008, pp. 103-5)

Social Semiotics

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