THE VOICE | Christine Goerke: This Valkyrie Rocks! (Profile)
By Neil Crory on February 6, 2015
Those who have met and/or worked with the American dramatic soprano, Christine Goerke describe her as "fun to be with", "unassuming", "down to earth", "hard working", "a real charmer" - the furthest one can get from your stereotypical, card-carrying Valkyrie...
PROFILE | Orchestral Obsessions: In Conversation With Matthias Pintscher
Matthias Pintscher redefines the ego-driven approach to conducting and composition that has notoriously, and maybe unfairly, defined 20th-century classical music making.
PROFILE | The Tattooed Luthier: New Life in Young Hands
Leyland Hiphner wasn’t happy, and that changed everything. The 6’4” B.C. native sits at his workbench doing a general set up of a violin at Geo. Heinl & Co. Ltd.
PROFILE | A Day In The Life Of TSO Principal Librarian Gary Corrin
Principal Librarian Gary Corrin takes us on behind the scenes tour of how scores get made and played at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
FITS & BURSTS | The Isabel: The Perilous Life of a Newborn Concert Hall
No one is quite sure how it happens, but after years of ‘trying’ – often with the help of artificial insemination, conception occurs, and a new bouncing ballroom is born into existence. Before you know it, they are old enough to get a licence to sell alcohol in the lobby.
FIVE MINUTES | On Reaching Beyond With Rose Bolton
With this series, we push some of Toronto’s best composers to the centre stage and pry into their creative practice. This week, we meet Rose Bolton.
PROFILE | Soile Isokoski: The Artist as Teacher
By Joseph So on July 16, 2015
Finnish lyric soprano Soile Isokoski shares her thoughts on her art and the passing her wisdom and experience to the next generation.
Q&A | 28 Questions For Rosemarie Umetsu
Rosemarie Umetsu answers 28 questions, including the strangest place she's ever been, and things that make Toronto a great place to live.
PROFILE | 10 Things You May Not Know About Violinist Aisslinn Nosky
By Ludwig Van on April 16, 2015
One of Canada's foremost baroque violinists, Aisslinn Nosky shares ten things you might be surprised to know about her.
PROFILE | Russell Hartenberger: You Can't Make Me Call It Minimalism
A jaunt through the history of the Steve Reich Ensemble, with original member, Russell Hartenberger.