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THE SCOOP | Canadian Composer Killed By Grizzly Bear In Northwest Territories

By Anya Wassenberg on August 22, 2019

The classical music world lost an innovative light when composer Julien Gauthier was killed in an attack by a grizzly bear in the Northwest Territories on August 15.
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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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CLASSICAL 101 | How Can Violins Sound So Sad?

By Anya Wassenberg on July 25, 2019

There is no doubt that there is something about the achingly sweet sound of the violin that makes it the ideal means of expressing sorrow and sadness.
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THE SCOOP | NYO Canada Soloists Named 2019 Michael Measures Prize Winners

By Anya Wassenberg on July 19, 2019

Cellist Matthew Christakos and violinist Alison Kim have been named the winners of the 2019 Michael Measures Prize.
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MAJOR CHORDS | Exploring An Immersive Future In Classical Music

By Anya Wassenberg on July 9, 2019

A look at how virtual reality technology is opening up entirely new ways of thinking about, and experiencing classical music.
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THE SCOOP | Community Devastated As Toronto Loses An Essential Venue

By Anya Wassenberg on July 6, 2019

Gallery 345 opened it's doors in 2005 and has served as an essential venue for smaller classical, jazz and contemporary music concerts in Toronto.
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REPORT | New Study Argues For More Improvisation In Classical Music

By Anya Wassenberg on July 2, 2019

A recent study by Imperial College London and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in the UK provides a convincing argument for improvisation in classical music.
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REPORT | Study Shows Classical Music Streaming Soaring In Popularity

By Anya Wassenberg on June 24, 2019

Did you know that classical music is the fourth most popular genre among music consumers? Or that it numbers more fans worldwide than R&B or hip hop?
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FEATURE | Tech Mogul Predicts People Will No Longer Listen To Music In 10 Years

By Anya Wassenberg on June 15, 2019

Prominent venture capitalist Vinod Khosla states that the groundwork for the AI generated music revolution is well underway, and we will be listening to custom made song equivalents build to match our mood.
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