Interview: Jacques Israelievitch and Christina Petrowska Quilico on climbing Mount Mozart
On Sunday, May 4th, violinist Jacques Israelievitch and pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico will team up to perform The Complete Mozart Violin Sonatas over the span of an entire day. This event, which takes place at Gallery 345, will allow listeners to hear the evolution of Mozart through his early Mannheim period and two later periods in Vienna.
PREVIEW | The Music Gallery Gears Up For The Viking Of 6th Avenue
There is no one quite like him. Percussionist Russell Hartenberger recounts a fateful meeting with Moondog — one of the most original composers of the last century.
PRIMER | Behind The Curtains At The Canadian Opera Company's Hadrian
By Joseph So on September 16, 2018
A first listen of COC production of Rufus Wainwright's Hadrian offers a taste of what we can only describe as "accessible and lyrical".
Preview: It’s off to the country with the Montreal International Music Competition
In keeping with tradition, the evening highlights the operatic arts, featuring top-calibre musical artists accompanied by a symphonic orchestra. It will be held at Ferme le Campanile, the private estate of MIMC president and co-founder André Bourbeau
, which has proved to be an ideal location.
PRIMER | Symphony In The Barn Gears Up For A Weekend Of Food And Music On The Farm
With its focus on locality, creativity and cross-pollination, the Symphony In The Barn promises a full-weekend of beauty, in the great Ontario summer outdoors.
ZERO IN | Charles Richard-Hamelin Finds His Stride
Since his major breakthrough at the International Chopin Piano Competition in 2015, we catch up with Charles Richard-Hamelin ahead of his appearance with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra as part of the Mozart @262 Festival.
PRIMER | Looking Ahead To 21C, The Last New Music Festival Left Standing
As we fast approach the end of the 2017-18 concert season, Toronto welcomes the fifth edition of its 21C Music Festival this week. This year’s ambitious and colourful programming promises both the friendliness and the boldness of our contemporary music scene.
PREVIEW | A Rehearsal “Ride Along” With Fauré’s Requiem At The TSO
By Brian Chang on January 30, 2017
Brian Chang offers an inside look at the rehearsal process with The Amadeus Choir, Elmer Iseler Singers, and Toronto Symphony for Fauré's Requiem.
PRIMER | Kathleen Battle Returns To Toronto In Koerner Hall Gala
By Joseph So on September 25, 2018
Koerner Hall 10th Anniversary Gala offers Toronto stargazers a rare chance to hear American soprano Kathleen Battle.
PRIMER | Everything You Need To Know About Koerner Hall's 10th Anniversary Season
With 102 concerts and events, including 478 Canadian artists, including several First Nations, and representing 27 countries, Koerner Hall’s 10th anniversary season kicks off and ends with mini-festivals, and offers a line-up that can only be called diverse.