THE SCOOP | Honens Festival 2019 Line-Up A Musical Love Letter To Calgary
The Honens Festival returns in 2019 with everything from a Bach Capriccio and Beethoven string quartet to a Rossini Overture for one piano six hands, and performances for all ages — indoors and out.
PROFILE | Mandle Cheung: The Toronto Tech Entrepreneur Who Bought Himself An Orchestra
A portrait of Mandle Cheung and the 90-member philharmonic orchestra he created to help rekindle his love of classical music.
THE SCOOP | Luminato Festival Announces 2019 Season With Star Power
Curated by recently appointed Artistic Director Naomi Campbell and predecessor Josephine Ridge, the festival offers The National's Bryce Dessner, Jeremy Dutcher, Russell Braun, Lido Pimienta, Cris Derksen and more.
FEATURE | It's Time To Talk About Classical Music's Mental Health Problem
Studies show that, out of all professions, musicians report the highest job satisfaction. At the same time, it’s one of the top five professions likely to report mental illnesses.
THE SCOOP | Toronto May Soon Get A New 9-Story Cultural Hub And Concert Hall
The University of Toronto and the New York architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro have revealed designs for a new campus building and concert hall to replace McLaughlin Planetarium at 90 Queen's Park.
THE SCOOP | Karen Kain To Make Directorial Debut With New Staging Of 'Swan Lake' At National Ballet
With a brand new production of "Swan Lake" along with world premieres, and a new commission, the National Ballet of Canada's 2019/2020 season announcement is marked by a series of firsts, even as it looks back to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of Artistic Director Karen Kain.
THE SCOOP | RCM 2019/20 Season Preview: “I go looking for great music” Says Mervon Mehta
From Renaissance opera for the 21st century to a premiere by a Canadian jazz icon, RCM's 2019/20 season preview includes a few surprises up its sleeve.