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COFFEE BREAK | Toronto's Ladom Ensemble Plays Radiohead Better Than Radiohead

By Michael Vincent on January 12, 2017

Toronto’s Ladom Ensemble are not your typical chamber group. In many ways, they represent a changing definition of chamber music which sees musicians increasingly looking away from a purely Eurocentric purview.

“Ladom doesn’t pretend to represent any one tradition, but rather expresses a more authentically Canadian fusion. Ladom has a musical identity combined from many sources and reflects a beautiful new world with a Western classical toolset.”

The group formed after meeting at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Music. Hailing from Prince Edward Island, Alberta, Quebec, and Iran, each of the five members have diverse backgrounds.

They can play pretty much anything. Even Radiohead.

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Michael Vincent has worked as a senior editor for La Scena Musicale and web editor for Norman Lebrecht. On January 21, 2014, he went to lunch and left as the publisher of Musical Toronto. Later that year he found himself as a freelance classical music critic for the Toronto Star, the former employer of his favourite author Ernest Hemingway. Michael holds a Doctorate in Music from the University of Toronto.
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THE SCOOP | Glenn Gould Gets A Birthday Message From Outer Space

By Michael Vincent on September 25, 2017

Glenn Gould gets a surprise birthday greeting the International Space Station orbiting above the earth.
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THE SCOOP | The Toronto Consort Announce The End Of An Era — But Also Something New

By Michael Vincent on October 4, 2017

The Toronto Consort has announced that David Fallis will be stepping down from his role as Artistic Director of the Toronto Consort after the 2017–18 season.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Steven Isserlis Gives Haydn A New Swagger

By Norman Lebrecht on September 22, 2017

The latest release by cellist Steven Isserlis takes on two well-known Haydn concertos plus three works touched by Haydn's influence.
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