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FEATURE | Deutsche Grammophon Artist Peter Gregson On ReComposing Bach And Writing For The Movies

By Anya Wassenberg on September 17, 2019

Scottish cellist and Deutsche Grammophon artist Peter Gregson talks about his rising career as performer and composer, and how both led him to write the score for the new movie 'Blackbird'.
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FEATURE | Classical Music Takes A Bow In François Girard's 'The Song Of Names'

By Anya Wassenberg on September 11, 2019

The Red Violin Director François Girard returns to his roots with a musical mystery about loss and remembrance.
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FEATURE | Riga Jurmala: The New Summer Classical Music Festival Everyone Is Talking About

By Lev Bratishenko on September 3, 2019

A look at the inaugural Riga Jurmala classical music festival, and what Canadian classical music festivals can learn from it. 
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FEATURE | The Piano Market Is Booming, And It's All Because Of China

By Anya Wassenberg on August 13, 2019

An estimated 50 million Chinese kids are now furiously studying classical piano. A look at China's modern-day piano-mania.
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CLASSICAL 101 | Why Is There No Saxophone In The Orchestra?

By Hye Won Cecilia Lee on August 7, 2019

With so many standard instruments included in the orchestra, where is the saxophone? The answer may surprise you.
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OP-ED | An Expert's Guide To Getting A Cello Onto An Air Canada Flight Unscathed

By Brian Yoon on July 30, 2019

Are you brave enough to travel with a cello? Victoria Symphony Principal Cello, Brian Yoon, shares the extraordinary steps he takes to fly with his prized cello on Air Canada.
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CLASSICAL 101 | How Can Violins Sound So Sad?

By Anya Wassenberg on July 25, 2019

There is no doubt that there is something about the achingly sweet sound of the violin that makes it the ideal means of expressing sorrow and sadness.
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FEATURE | Festival Of The Sound: From A Little Town With A Big Voice

By Holly Harris on July 15, 2019

Tucked away on the picturesque shores of Georgian Bay, the Festival of the Sound marks its 40th anniversary with a three-week birthday bash.
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MAJOR CHORDS | Exploring An Immersive Future In Classical Music

By Anya Wassenberg on July 9, 2019

A look at how virtual reality technology is opening up entirely new ways of thinking about, and experiencing classical music.
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FEATURE | Music And The Happiness Curve — Fulfilling The Dreams Of Adult Amateurs

By Robin Roger on July 5, 2019

A look at how the Toronto Summer Community Academy fills an essential need for serious music students who want to keep learning.
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