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Review: Former Toronto Symphony Orchestra music director Jukka-Pekka Saraste serves up bowl of mushy peas

By John Terauds on March 29, 2012

That sentiment became amply clear in the company of former music director, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, on Thursday night at Roy Thomson Hall.
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An insight on lecturing vs making art from late pianist and scholar Charles Rosen

By John Terauds on December 11, 2012

He died on Sunday, aged 85, of complications from a struggle with cancer.
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Essay: Toronto Symphony's Mahler 8 an epic-scale peek into a conflicted soul

By John Terauds on June 13, 2012

Mahler (1860-1911) was famous in his day as an opera conductor and secured the respect of Germanic Europe in his mid-20s by conducting a Wagner Ring Cycle and completing an unfinished opera of Carl Maria von Weber, Die drei Pintos.
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Welcome to the evolution of Musical Toronto

By John Terauds on August 22, 2012

It seems right to celebrate the imminent arrival of our 150,000th visitor with a completely redesigned website.
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THE SCOOP | Canada Council Award Three Artists With Major Awards

By Michael Vincent on November 21, 2017

The Canada Council has awarded three of their most prestigious music-related awards yesterday, each with a cash prize of between $7,500 and $50,000.
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Comparison: The many speeds of Francis Poulenc's Mélancolie for solo piano

By John Terauds on September 16, 2012

I’ve been luxuriating in the heavy cream sauce of pianist Stephen Hough’s new French Album, hot off the press from Hyperion. My first sighting of turning leaves at the end of a particularly nice last weekend of summer made me want to listen to Hough playing Francis Poulenc’s Mélancolie a couple more times.
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Friday: The end of the world a good excuse to surrender to the emotional pull of mugam

By John Terauds on December 19, 2012

 
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Polish craftsman brings Leonardo da Vinci bowed keyboard instrument sketch to playable life

By John Terauds on November 19, 2013

The viola organista looks like a harpsichord. But rather than hitting the strings with a hammer, or plucking them with a plectrum (as is the case with a harpsichord), the viola organista’s keys actuate a mechanism that bows the strings with a series of wheels turned via a pedal-operated crankshaft.
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Concert review: Tafelmusik teams up with R.H. Thomson for visit to late-Baroque London

By John Terauds on January 17, 2013

Our guide is Thomson’s Richard Neale, a retired oboe player from the Orchestra of Her Majesty’s Theatre, Haymarket, who, with the help of his “spectral players,” a.k.a. Tafelmusik, survey the pan-European collection of composers and styles that comprised musical life in Britain’s capital.
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CD Review: Free music sharing is the only logical response to Beethoven bounty

By John Terauds on June 26, 2012

A confluence of blog posts and articles last week about free music sharing led to a fresh volley of arguments for and against the now-ubiquitous practice.
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