Q&A | 18 Questions For Jon Kimura Parker
Renowned Canadian pianist Jon Kimura Parker answers 18 questions, including his the best and worst things about being a musician, his role models, and his default cocktail of choice.
LEBRECHT LISTENS | Semyon Bychkov Puts Tchaikovsky Back On The Menu
Semyon Bychkov’s new Tchaikovsky series on Decca is well timed to rekindle interest.
WHO'S WHO | TMC Offers A Powerful Interpretation Of One Of The Pinnacles Of Choral Music
By Member on October 20, 2016
The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir celebrates Artistic Director Noel Edison’s 20th anniversary season with the Choir with a performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s great oratorio, Elijah.
IDEAS | What Glenn Gould Taught Steve Jobs About Human Creativity
By Robin Roger on October 19, 2016
Joshua Cohen from Apple University offers a brilliant lesson in the perception of musical detail in Glenn Gould's iconic interpretation of The Goldberg Variations.
THE SCOOP | Canadian Opera Company Release 2015-16 Annual Report (Analysis)
2016 Canadian Opera Company's annual report shows $32,000 surplus with stable growth on the horizon.
PROFILE | Opera Atelier's New Dido: Wallis Giunta
By Joseph So on October 18, 2016
This week we profile mezzo-soprano Wallis Giunta as she sheds light on her upcoming role debut as Dido in Opera Atelier's production of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.
THE SCOOP | Toronto's Jordan de Souza Appointed Kapellmeister at Komische Oper Berlin
Tapestry Opera's resident conductor Jordan de Souza makes a major leap as new Kapellmeister at Komische Oper Berlin, starting the 2016/17 season.
CRITIC'S PICKS | Twelve Classical Music Shows You Should Absolutely See This Week
By Joseph So on October 17, 2016
Critic’s Picks for classical music events in Toronto for the Week of Oct. 17–23.
SCRUTINY | Handel's Ariodante Gets The PostModern Treatment
"Handel lives. The larger question: Will he survive," asks critic Arthur Kaptainis.
GIVEAWAY | Win Tickets To See Amadeus Live
We're giving away two tickets to see the acclaimed film, Amadeus live with full symphony orchestra at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Enter now!