— by Paula Citron: Yang Liping’s Rite of Spring is what Luminato is all about, why the festival is so important to the cultural life of this city. As well as showcasing the talents of local and Canadian artists, Luminato is also an international festival, and as such, its mandate is to introduce Toronto to the rich diversity of arts and culture from abroad. The North American premiere of this magnificent Rite of Spring from China is a jewel in the crown of the Luminato 2019 playbill — “a beg, borrow or steal a ticket” kind of show…

Image courtesy of Luminato

June 22, 2019