THE SCOOP | Royal Canadian Mint Honours Pianist Oscar Peterson
The Royal Canadian Mint has honoured late Canadian pianist Oscar Peterson’s memory with a commemorative circulation coin.
LEBRECHT LISTENS | John Adams Rattles And Rolls Like New Music
John Adams became John Adams around 1995, when he broke with repetitive minimalism and found a more variegated expression.
SCRUTINY | Production Values Lift Gould’s Wall Above The Ordinary
Tapestry Opera has combined something like psychoanalysis with rock climbing in 'Gould’s Wall' at the Atrium of the Royal Conservatory of Music.
THE SCOOP | The DORA Awards Return In Person To Celebrate Toronto’s Performing Arts In September 2022
The 42nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards ceremony will be held in person at the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre in Toronto on September 19.
FEATURE | Five Violins With A Story To Tell
The violin is an instrument with a legendary mystique. Here are five instruments who’ve seen their share of ups and downs over the centuries.
THE SCOOP | Fall for Dance North 2022 Brings New Works At Old Prices
Fall for Dance North returns to Toronto’s stages in 2022 with dance performances, live music, and a new film series.
THE SCOOP | Toronto Mendelssohn Choir: New Works, Old Favourites & Expanded Choir For 2022-23
The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir announced new works and initiatives, along with treasured favourites, for their 2022-23 season.
REPORT | Teens, TikTok, And Orchestral Music
Teens on TikTok are streaming orchestral music, and leading what’s some are calling a revival of the art form.
LEBRECHT LISTENS | John Cage: Marvellous And More Than A Little Bit Mad
Taken from a late-night festival performance, the admirable Alexei Lyubimov plays John Cage's 'Four Walls' with immersive devotion.
SCRUTINY | High Spirits And Bold Sounds From The National Youth Orchestra Of Canada
The bravos in most cases were richly deserved as the National Youth Orchestra of Canada brought their tour to Koerner Hall after a two-year hiatus.