THE SCOOP | Deutsche Welle Launches New Classical Music YouTube Channel
Christmas came a little early for classical music lovers this year when Deutsche Welle (DW) launched a dedicated YouTube channel on December 4, 2019.
THE SCOOP | Diana Weir Leaves Hamilton Philharmonic For A Newly Created Post At The TSO
Diana Weir, Executive Director of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra (HPO) will leave her job in January to take up a newly created vice presidency at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO).
GUIDE | A Ludwig Van Guide To Holiday Concerts
Ludwig Van's guide to holiday concerts in Toronto.
IN MEMORIAM | Mariss Jansons, Renowned Conductor, Dead At 76
Renowned conductor Mariss Jansons has died. Born January 14, 1943, Jansons passed away on November 30, 2019 of heart disease in his home in St. Petersburg, Russia.
INTERVIEW | Daniel Lozakovich Talks About Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto And A Life In Music
Young virtuoso violinist Daniel Lozakovich talks to us about tackling Tchaikovsky’s notoriously difficult concerto, his teachers, and falling in love with the violin at age six.
THE SCOOP | Opera Singers Net Canada’s Only Grammy 2020 Nomination In Classical Music Categories
One single recording, and two Canadian opera singers, are the nation’s only representation among the Grammy Award nominations for 2020 in the classical music categories.
COFFEE BREAK | Six Classical Music Pieces To Help You See The Beauty In Winter
Classical music can be relied on to create moments of beauty, even in unexpected situations...like winter. And snow. Here are six compositions inspired by the coldest season that turn the ice and snow into sublime sound.
FEATURE | Elgin And Winter Garden Theatres Are An Enduring Testament To Toronto’s Entertainment History
Toronto’s Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre are the last surviving double-decker theatres of the Edwardian era still in operation in the world.
INTERVIEW | Roberto Campanella Previews The Toronto Premiere Of ProArteDanza’s 'The 9th!' Set To Beethoven’s Symphony
ProArteDanza Artistic Director Roberto Campanella talks about the 10-year journey to complete the choreography for all four movements of Beethoven's 9th, culminating in the Toronto premiere of The 9th! in November 2019.
COFFEE BREAK | Opera Singer Breaks Curfew Silence In Chile By Singing Aria (VIDEO)
Soprano Ayleen Jovita Romero surprised her Santiago, Chile neighbourhood with an a capella version of “El derecho de vivir en paz” — or “The right to live in peace” — by composer Victor Jara, breaking the silence of a government-imposed curfew.