FEATURE | Back To School Changes Post-COVID For Music Students In Professional Programs
By Robin Roger on October 19, 2020
Ludwig Van checked in with music students and educators at every level, from amateurs to elite performance programs, to see how the first full academic year since COVID began is going.
Guide | A Musical Reading List For The Labour Day Weekend
By Robin Roger on September 4, 2020
Even for adults, the Labour Day Weekend has a “back to school” feeling, so we include a book about learning in this list in addition to others to offer some consolation for the onset of autumn.
FEATURE | Opera And The Art Of Living With COVID
Opera scholars Linda and Michael Hutcheon talk about the art form’s rich encounter with our susceptibility to disease.
GUIDE | A Musical Reading List For The August Civic Holiday
Here are five titles to occupy the month of August with reading in a musical theme.
FEATURE | A Piano Retreat Moves Online
Author and amateur pianist Robin Roger revisits a summer piano retreat — this year via Zoom.
GUIDE | A Musical Reading List in Celebration of Canada Day
Reading books written by Canadians about music or books about Canadian musicians is an ideal pastime for Canada Day.
FEATURE | Music And Liberation
To honour Pride Month, LVT spotlights two illuminating presentations on iconic gay composers Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Leonard Bernstein.
GUIDE | A Musical Reading List For The Victoria Day Long Weekend
Prior to the Victoria Day Weekend and every other long weekend for the rest of the summer, we’ll recommend a few of our favourite books on music.
FEATURE | Toronto Ravel Focus On Creativity During The Lockdown
Members of The Toronto Ravel talk about creativity and composing for themselves during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Feature | When The First Piano Teacher Is Mom, Dad Or Grandma
We take a look at the long standing traditions of parents and grandparents who pass along their knowledge of the piano to the next generation.