FEATURE | Beethoven At 250: An Icon At Risk Of Overexposure?
This year marks Ludwig van Beethoven's 250th birthday. Though some of his creations have been overexposed, there are still others waiting to be discovered.
WHO’S WHO | The Elora Singers Present A Reimagined Concert Season
By Member on October 20, 2020
With in-person concerts for live audiences still a distant hope, The Elora Singers bring their sound into your living rooms this winter with four pre-recorded programs.
FEATURE | Back To School Changes Post-COVID For Music Students In Professional Programs
By Robin Roger on October 19, 2020
Ludwig Van checked in with music students and educators at every level, from amateurs to elite performance programs, to see how the first full academic year since COVID began is going.
CRITIC'S PICKS | Classical Music Livestreams You Absolutely Need To See This Week (October 19 – 25)
By Joseph So on October 19, 2020
Classical music and opera events streaming on the web for the week of October 19 – 25.
LEBRECHT LISTENS | Two New Classical Persuasions For Younger Folks
New music from Eighth Blackbird and Navarra String Quartet offers classical persuasions for younger folks.
THE SCOOP | Filmmaker/Artist Alanis Obomsawin Is The 13th Glenn Gould Prize Laureate
Abenaki filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin has been chosen as the thirteenth Glenn Gould Prize Laureate.
THE REMOTE PODCAST | Arlen Hlusko On Recording 'in[verse]' For The Fall For Dance North Festival
Episode 4 of the REMOTE podcast: A great conversation with cellist Arlen Hlusko about her latest recording, commissioned by the Fall for Dance North Festival.
CRITIC'S PICKS | Classical Music Livestreams You Absolutely Need To See This Week (Oct. 12 – 18)
By Joseph So on October 12, 2020
Classical music and opera events streaming on the web for the week of October 12 – 18.
IN MEMORIAM | Renowned Canadian Soprano Erin Wall Dies At Age 44
Canadian soprano Erin Wall has died at the age of 44. She had been living with cancer since 2018.
LEBRECHT LISTENS | Malcolm Arnold: A Composer Who Was Everything The Suits Hated
The most popular and prolific composer of his time, Malcolm Arnold was shunned by the British music establishment for being, mostly, too popular and prolific, and therefore a potent threat to the nonentities who were not.