We would like to thank Iain Scott for his contribution to the Massey Opera Club over the past few years. Starting this September, Music Programming at Massey will be decided by committee consisting of Junior Fellows, Senior Fellows, Quadranglers and Alumni to be headed by Rick Phillips from Sound Advice. The dates for our Music Club evenings are listed below and each event will cover classical music in general, with the focus on important concerts playing in Toronto.
We’ll be in touch soon with specific themes and programming.
For 14 years, Rick Phillips was the Host and Producer of SOUND ADVICE®, the weekly guide to classical music and recordings, heard across Canada on CBC Radio One and CBC Radio Two every weekend. Rick was affiliated with CBC Radio for 30 years, working in Montreal, Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto in a career that spanned production to on-air to management. As well as broadcasting and webcasting, he is also a busy freelance writer and reviewer, lecturer, panel moderator, consultant, musical tour guide, artistic director and concert host. He’s often a juror in the classical music categories for the Juno Awards, and is the author of The Essential Classical Recordings – 101 CDs published by McClelland & Stewart. He leads a variety of Music History & Appreciation courses at the University of Toronto, York University and other venues. He holds a B. Mus. from McGill University and a M. Mus. from the University of Toronto.
Music Club Dates