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THE SCOOP | Emilie LeBel Named Affiliate Composer With The TSO

By Michael Vincent on August 9, 2018

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra has announced that Toronto-based composer Emilie LeBel has been selected as the next Affiliate Composer.
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Doors Open Toronto weekend big on architecture and history, but lacking musical imagination

By John Terauds on May 26, 2012

I can’t help feeling that Doors Open Toronto, our annual celebration of interesting architectural spaces, is missing an opportunity to extend itself by mixing more arts activity — especially music — into its programming.
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THE SCOOP | Ottawa Opera company fires American singer over Facebook posts

By Michael Vincent on August 31, 2014

We’ve all read them. Social media posts expressing mundane annoyances of everyday public life. But as the American opera Bass Mr. Ruminski has just learned, publicly mocking a man with decorated nails on the bus during gay pride month in Ottawa doesn’t rate well on the scale of public annoyances. But bullying sure does. If fact, according to a poll on the 100 most annoying things, bullying ranks number 16 on the list.
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Taiwan's fascinating Sizhukong mixes jazz, Chinese tradition for Canadian Music Fest

By John Terauds on March 20, 2012

Peng’s five-member band, Sizhukong, makes its Toronto début on Wednesday at 9 p.m., at Lula Lounge, one of the 74 venues that are part of the five-day Slacker Canadian Music Fest, which kicks off spring in Toronto tomorrow.
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Concert review: Toronto Symphony Mozart fest closer a bit less than sum of promising parts

By John Terauds on January 19, 2012

Here is a copy of what I filed to the paper last night:
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Feb. 21: Toronto classical concert highlights for the next six days

By John Terauds on February 21, 2012

  • Pianist Mehdi Ghazi at the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, noon.
Mehdi Ghazi showed a lot of promise when pianist Alain Lefèvre met him at a master class in Algeria. Lefèvre, with the help of Canadian diplomats, invited the student to come study at the arts centre in Orford, Qué., and the Conservatoire in Montréal. Today, we get to gauge the talented 22-year-old’s progress in a “look at what I can do!” programme that includes pieces by Ravel, Liszt and Robert Schumann’s fearsome Op. 13 Symphonic Etudes. It’s free — and get there early.
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THE SCOOP | Lydia Adams To Step Down After 35-Years As Head Of The Amadeus Choir

By Michael Vincent on May 15, 2018

After 35 years, Canada’s “powerhouse of Canadian choral music" will step down as Artistic Director and Conductor of the Amadeus Choir.
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ON THE RADAR | Toronto Singers Band Together In Support Of The Barbra Schlifer Clinic

By Joseph So on May 26, 2018

A group of 20 musicians are coming together as "Inglorious Women" to raise funds for underrepresented women in need of legal assistance and counselling.
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Tafelmusik unveils renovations and acoustic improvements to Trinity-St Paul's Centre

By John Terauds on January 28, 2013

The period-instrument orchestra has been based at the multipurpose building — erected in 1889 as a Methodist church — since 1981.
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THE SCOOP | Stratford Summer Music Launches New Vocal Academy

By Michael Vincent on April 2, 2015

Training academies are becoming an increasingly popular choice for summer classical music festivals. Le Domaine Forget, Toronto Summer Music, Brott Music Festival, Tanglewood, Ravina, Glimmerglass, Santa Fe, all offer apprentice programs aimed at providing training for up and coming musicians during the summer festival season. Now we can add Stratford Summer Music to the list...
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