The tropical breeze will be missing, but not its sounds and attitude this evening at the Toronto Reference Library, as I spend an hour chatting with Jane Bunnett as she celebrates the 30th anniversary of her first trip to Cuba and the amazing musical collaborations that have developed since.
The Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto announced today that $1 Million will be donated to support the Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program over the next five years.
Inexplicably buried in the Business pages of the BBC News website is an article by one of those scholars, Armand d’Angour, Classics Fellow at Jesus College, Oxford, explaining in lay language how he and his fellow travellers have been figuring out the music notation of Ancient Greece.
That’s because the hardworking maestro was in China earlier this month with one of this two other orchestras, the Rotterdam Philharmonic. The Philadelphians are instead on the road with the excellent Donald Runnicles.
The winners of the 47th annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers were announced at the conclusion of the competition’s final round this evening, which took place before an enthusiastic audience at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City.