— November 19–21 at The Great Hall

Opera Pub

— Next event: December 6


— April 2019


Against the Grain Theatre is an award-winning Canadian opera collective that presents classical music in innovative ways and in unusual venues.

"One of the most exciting companies in the country."

− The Charlebois Post

"Opera needs exciting productions like
#UncleJohn … The directness is electric."

− Maclean’s

Stunning new interpretation of Golijov’s Ayre launches Against The Grain Records

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“A perfect and tremendously satisfying example of cultural transcendence”  –The Globe and Mail Golijov’s Haunting Song Cycle Ayre Receives Powerful New Interpretation by Soprano Miriam Khalil Live Recording to Launch…


AtG Goes North

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In a dynamic new partnership with the Yukon Arts Centre, AtG reaches further north than ever before in “Life, Love and Drinking Alone: the artist’s guide to smashing your phone” This November,…


What does opera in the age of Trumpism look like? #AtGBOUND

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 18 October, 2018 Kevin Lau’s newly commissioned opera BOUND v. 2 in concert performance with Toronto’s acclaimed indie opera company Against the Grain Theatre TORONTO – Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) has matched one… (1)

Against the Grain Theatre goes CanCon for pivotal 9th season

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 25 September 2018 AtG presents Handel revisited through a contemporary Canadian lens, and Kopernikus by Canadian composer Claude Vivier TORONTO – Against the Grain Theatre (AtG) enters in its ninth…