INTERVIEW | Pianist Lucas Debargue On His Musical Life – And His Meteoric Rise To Fame
French pianist Lucas Debargue talks to us about his musical evolution and approach, with Show One impresario Svetlana Dvoretsky's perspective on what drew her to him as an artist.
PRIMER | Mervon Mehta Takes Us Inside The 7th 21C Festival Line-up
From American icon Laurie Anderson to global jazz experiments with Danilo Pérez and Zakir Hussain, intriguing vocal staged works and more, 21C aims to dazzle Toronto audiences with a diverse line-up of international talent.
REPORT | Surgeons Perform Better To Classical Music, Study Says
Classical music can improve surgical performance by increasing accuracy and speed according to the results of a new research study.
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.