Orpheus in the Underworld
Larry Beckwith has been a creative and varied contributor to the musical life of Toronto and beyond as a conductor, violinist, singer, writer, educator, and programmer for over 30 years. In 2003, Larry founded Toronto Masque Theatre, which under his tireless and imaginative artistic leadership, from 2003 to 2018, presented over 85 innovative, critically-acclaimed programs of interdisciplinary performing art. In 2018, Larry co-founded Confluence Concerts and it has quickly become one of the most exciting and eclectic musical series in the country. Larry has appeared at several Ontario’s summer music festivals, including Chamberfest in Ottawa, Elora Festival, Westben Festival, Toronto Summer Music, and Festival of the Sound. He is a committed educator and runs the celebrated strings program at the arts intensive Unionville High School in addition to conducting the Mooredale Senior Youth Orchestra.