SCRUTINY | Brent Carver and Art Of Time Ensemble Amaze With Theatrical Flair
The Art of Time Ensemble with Brent Carver reminds us once again, why they are the absolute best at what they do.
SCRUTINY | Stars Of Tomorrow Sparkle In 2017 COC Ensemble Showcase
By Joseph So on February 24, 2017
COC Ensemble Studio deviates this year with a new showcase format sampling excerpts from La finta giardiniera, Ariodante, and Norma.
LEBRECHT LISTENS | You Can't Ignore Boris Tishchenko
The eighth symphony, written in 2008 when Boris Tishchenko was mortally ill, draws the ear into an eerie landscape of ghosts, trolls, and spooks.
CANADA MOSAIC | Film Composer Erica Procunier On DAM! The Story of Kit the Beaver
Composer Erica Procunier chats about her involvement in the animated film DAM! The Story of Kit the Beaver with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
SCRUTINY | Tafelmusik’s Visions and Voyages is Laudable, But Short Of Clarity And Purpose
Tafelmusik's Visions and Voyages an omen that Canada is still fundamentally unsure about which stories it wants to tell about itself.
PREVIEW | Somewhere There Is A Place For Musicians Painting Outside The Lines
Now in its 5th year, the Somewhere There Creative Music Festival knows how to celebrate… seven distinct concerts in three days, featuring 40 musicians, and probably too many hours to count of music.
FEATURE | When Divas Are Fashionistas
By Robin Roger on February 22, 2017
How do performers create their appearance and what does it cost in time, effort and money? In the first of a series looking at musicians’ style and image Robin Roger chats with COC Ensemble Studio performers about how they created their visual signature.
FEATURE | Were Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen the Mozart and Beethoven of 20th-Century Folk Rock?
How a comparison between the styles of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen leads right back to Mozart and Beethoven.
RECORD KEEPING | Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Aaron Copland
New release of Copland’s classic scores, paired with an almost completely unknown saucy ballet score "Hear Ye! Hear Ye!" provides insight into the mind of an American master.
WHO'S WHO | Orchestra Toronto Is Hiring An Executive Director
By Member on February 21, 2017
Orchestra Toronto has directed a committee of its board of directors to immediately conduct a search for its next Executive Director.