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SCRUTINY | Toronto Symphony's Gould Tribute Almost Pure Gold

By Arthur Kaptainis on September 23, 2017

Pianist Jan Lisiecki and the TSO's re-enactment of the Brahms D minor Concerto superb, but it was Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll that won us over.
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SCRUTINY | A Moving Bruckner Fifth In Many Ways

By Arthur Kaptainis on September 8, 2017

Under Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the call for "all hands on deck" commanded impressive results out of the Orchestre Métropolitain.
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SCRUTINY | Music Prevails In National Youth Concert

By Arthur Kaptainis on July 26, 2017

A kaleidoscopic concert commemorating Canada's 150 years, as offered by two national youth ensembles at Toronto Summer Music.
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SCRUTINY | Mason Bates Opera Does The Job In Santa Fe

By Arthur Kaptainis on July 24, 2017

Cutting-edge tech in opera? Steve Jobs would have been proud, as Apple lends its star power to the Santa Fe contemporary opera scene.
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THE SCOOP | South Korea’s Yekwon Sunwoo Takes Cliburn Gold

By Arthur Kaptainis on June 11, 2017

“Every time you play, you feel that you could have done better,” Yekwon Sunwoo said in a thoughtful tone. “There is no one way, no perfection. But this is the beauty of making music."
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UPDATE | Three Strong Performances But The Cliburn Winner Is TBA

By Arthur Kaptainis on June 10, 2017

We had a fight on Friday night at the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Between nations, selections and, inevitably, styles.
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REPORT | Cliburn Competition: A Frankly Superior Performance

By Arthur Kaptainis on June 9, 2017

The Cliburn piano competition inches towards choosing a winner, but it is still anyone's guess as to who that will be.
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FEATURE | A Fond Farewell To Nora Shulman, A Total Pro

By Arthur Kaptainis on June 6, 2017

"My personal ambitions never went beyond maintaining my work at the highest level. That was always my goal." MT catches up with TSO Principal Flute Nora Shulman to chat about her upcoming retirement and the road ahead.
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SCRUTINY | Sir Andrew Davis, TSO And Choirs Make A Feast Of Walton

By Arthur Kaptainis on June 4, 2017

"Brass were hearty, strings full of fire." Sir Andrew Davis makes a superior performance out of William Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast at Roy Thomson Hall.
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SCRUTINY | Warsaw Silver Winner Charles Richard-Hamelin Is In Sterling Form

By Arthur Kaptainis on May 5, 2017

Toronto audience marvels at Charles Richard-Hamelin's classy playing from beginning to end.
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