FEATURE | How A Couple From Canada Brought 'Come From Away' To The World
From Broadway to London’s West End, Come From Away is the Canadian theatre feel-good story of the century. But, the story behind the celebrated musical begins in Canada, and with a show that was the hit of Toronto Fringe a decade ago.
INTERVIEW | Face To Face With Tamara Wilson And Why She Loves Toronto
By Joseph So on April 27, 2019
The down-to-earth American soprano Tamara Wilson with the big, gleaming voice reflects on her phenomenal yet unexpected career.
Q&A | 15 Questions For Lang Lang
By Ludwig Van on April 23, 2019
Renowned pianist Lang Lang answers 15 questions, including his role models, favourite concert halls, and his motto.
Q&A | 10 Questions For Alison Yun-Fei Jiang (video edition)
Ludwig Van gets to know composer Alison Yun-Fei Jiang, and her thoughts on the trials and tribulations of being a composer.
Q&A | 15 Questions For Eugene Astapov
By Ludwig Van on March 29, 2019
Canadian composer Eugene Astapov chats with Ludwig Van about his upcoming work with Esprit Orchestra, and the things that make him tick.
INTERVIEW | Measha Brueggergosman: Born to Sing, Born to Live
By Joseph So on March 27, 2019
In an intensely personal interview, the one-and-only Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman shares her thoughts on her dramatic life and career.
Q&A | 10 Questions For Christina Volpini
By Ludwig Van on March 22, 2019
Canadian composer Christina Volpini talks with Ludwig Van about her hot-off-the-press score for Toronto's Esprit Orchestra, "as within, so without".
INTERVIEW | Christine Goerke Is Ready To Unleash Her Brünnhilde On The Met
By Joseph So on March 21, 2019
The American dramatic soprano Christine Goerke, the Met’s newest Brünnhilde, shares her thoughts on singing the warrior maiden.
Q&A | 15 Questions For Composer Bekah Simms (video edition)
By Ludwig Van on March 14, 2019
In this edition of Ludwig Van's Q&A, we chat with Bekah Simms about the best and worst things about being a composer, her biggest phobia, and the inspiration behind her new commission for the Esprit Orchestra, "Foreverdark".
Q&A | 20 Questions For Christian Blackshaw
By Ludwig Van on March 12, 2019
British pianist Christian Blackshaw answers 20 questions, including his signature meal, favourite concert hall, and his role models.