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Video: Happy 327th for George Frideric Handel

By John Terauds on February 23, 2012

327 is a strange anniversary year. So, to mark the birth of George Frideric Handel on this day in 1685, I thought I’d choose something strange — and neat: a brace of flautists performing a Handel Passacaglia:

 

John Terauds

John Terauds

John Terauds, Editor-Emeritus of Ludwig van Toronto, is currently a Divinity student at the University of Toronto and a church music director. He joined the Toronto Star in 1988, was the classical music critic from 2005 to 2012, and continues as a freelance critic for the paper. He is the co-author of Roy Thomson Hall: A Portrait, a book written with Toronto Star Colleague, William Littler.
John Terauds
John Terauds

John Terauds

John Terauds, Editor-Emeritus of Ludwig van Toronto, is currently a Divinity student at the University of Toronto and a church music director. He joined the Toronto Star in 1988, was the classical music critic from 2005 to 2012, and continues as a freelance critic for the paper. He is the co-author of Roy Thomson Hall: A Portrait, a book written with Toronto Star Colleague, William Littler.
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FEATURE | The Piano Market Is Booming, And It's All Because Of China

By Anya Wassenberg on August 13, 2019

An estimated 50 million Chinese kids are now furiously studying classical piano. A look at China's modern-day piano-mania.
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THE SCOOP | Canadian Violinist Makes Sexual Assault Allegations Against Curtis Institute Teacher

By Anya Wassenberg on July 25, 2019

Lara St. John has gone public with sexual abuse allegations against a former teacher while studying at the Curtis Institute of Music when she was 14.
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SCRUTINY | NYO Canada Raises The Roof At Koerner Hall

By Holly Harris on July 31, 2019

To paraphrase a pithy bon mot popularly attributed to Walt Kelly, “We have seen the future of Canadian classical music, and it is the National Youth Orchestra of Canada.”
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