COFFEE BREAK | Yo-Yo Ma's New Bach Video Is The Inspiration We Needed Today
Released yesterday, Yo-Yo Ma’s new music video featuring a performance of Bach’s Prélude from Cello Suite No. 1 merges Ma’s performance with footage contributed by fans across the world.
INTERVIEW | So Percussion: A Backstory And Unique Evolution, Explained
Ahead of their all-Canadian premiere program at the 21C Music Festival this weekend, we chat with members of So Percussion to find out more about their history, and the importance of putting on a good show.
SCRUTINY | Damien Sneed And Friends Captivate For “We Shall Overcome”
By Brian Chang on January 14, 2019
Damien Sneed's “We Shall Overcome" wins us over with a refreshingly exuberant concert full of life.
CRITIC'S PICKS | 9 Concerts + 2 Festivals You Absolutely Need To See In Toronto This Week (Jan. 14 – 20)
By Joseph So on January 14, 2019
Classical music and opera events happening in and around Toronto for the week of January 14 – 20.
IN MEMORIAM | Reflections On The Passing Of Neil Crory
It is with great sadness that we write of the passing of our dear friend and colleague Neil Crory.
SCRUTINY | TSO Delivers Serviceable Sibelius But Stravinsky Steals The Show
The Toronto Symphony takes the chill off a cold, blowy January night with Sibelius Second Symphony and Kurt Weill's charming cabaret with violinist Leila Josefowicz, visiting conductor Ludovic Morlot.
LEBRECHT LISTENS | Liszt, Boris Giltburg, And A Fazioli Will Travel
Comparisons between pianists Daniil Trifonov and Boris Giltburg are inevitable, but this new album of Liszt piano music shows he is every bit as thoughtful and, of necessity, twice as ingenious.
THE SCOOP | American Jazz Musician Named Winner Of The
Glenn Gould Protégé Prize
Jessye Norman names jazz singer and composer Cécile McLorin Salvant, as the recipient of The Glenn Gould Protégé Prize.
INTERVIEW | Adrianne Pieczonka Explains Why Music Education Matters More Than Ever
By Joseph So on January 9, 2019
After the news yesterday that Adrianne Pieczonka has been appointed to the Glenn Gould School, we caught up with the Canadian soprano to ask her about the new position, and more about her plans to start teaching more.