IN MEMORIAM | Irene Salemka McGillivray (1931-2017)
A leading Canadian soprano on European opera stages in the 1950s and 60s, Irene Salemka McGillivray passed away Sunday in her Ontario home.
INSTAGRAM | Close Encounters Of The Instrumental Kind
We've rounded up photo evidence of musicians who played with the idea of changing instruments. That's Insta-worthy!
COFFEE BREAK | Swiss Pianist Plays Piano In Mid-Air
Look, up in the sky! It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... a pianist hanging vertically with his grand piano and rocking some tunes!
LISZTS | Classical Musicians With Perfect Pitch (Part I)
A compilation of classical musicians who have revealed their perfect/absolute pitch ability to the public.
BANFF | JACK Quartet: Reimagining Chamber Music From A To Jay
JACK of musical trades—and mastering the art of change. The Quartet bring their creative brand to collaborations in a forward-looking world.
BREAKING | Eleanor Stubley's Body Located
The body of McGill University music professor and associate dean of graduate music studies, Eleanor Stubley, was found Sunday evening.
COFFEE BREAK | Hamster-Operated MIDI Music
These hamsters are thinking outside the box for aleatoric music, and we like to think that John Cage would have been proud!
COFFEE BREAK | Sibelius Violin Concerto Is Child's Play
Violinist EKruspe pulled out her childhood violin during her university studies, and tried the Sibelius concerto on it for size!
LISZTS | Classical Music's Sisters
As parts of the world celebrate Sister’s Day, we look at sister groups who have made an impact on classical music, both in Toronto and abroad.