Toronto hires a critic

Toronto hires a critic


norman lebrecht

October 15, 2014

At a time when most papers are laying off arts writers, we are delighted to learn that the Toronto Star has appointed a new music critic.

He is our longterm associate Michael Vincent, publisher of Musical Toronto.

michael vincent



  • Alisa Kensington says:

    It’s such a relief that they replaced John Terauds. I couldn’t stomach his writing, and I know I’m not the only one. Good for the Toronto Star. There’s so much music in Toronto, it deserves to be covered.

    • MWnyc says:

      I rather liked John Teraud’s work.

      In any case, it is indeed good that the Star is doing this. Especially since The Globe & Mail, now being (at least notionally) a national newspaper, doesn’t seem to be covering Toronto arts quite as thoroughly as it once did.

  • I’ve never known Canadians to be critical of anything.

  • Milka says:

    Boring Fileclerk, it’s only a facade,they
    can be a mean parochial group .

  • Len says:

    Milka, a parochial opinion, to be sure.

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