Q&A | 66 Questions for James Westman
Baritone James Westman answers 66 of life's most pressing questions, including his shoe of choice, and his favourite swearword.
THE VOICE | Gianandrea Noseda Tells All
By Neil Crory on December 3, 2014
The dynamic Italian conductor, Gianandrea Noseda, needs little introduction to Torontonians. Since his local debut in April 2002, he has conducted nearly a dozen programmes with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. For his upcoming appearance, however, Noseda is bringing his own orchestra and chorus from the Teatro Regio Torino in Italy, together with twelve soloists for a single, not-to-be-missed performance of Rossini's epic William Tell (or, more appropriately, Guglielmo Tell).
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.
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 | 40 Questions For Matt Haimovitz
Renowned cellist Matt Haimovitz answers our 40 questions, including the three things about Toronto that make him want to live here.
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.
Q&A | 20 Questions for Stewart Goodyear
Just mentioning the name, Stuart Goodyear around Toronto and people perk-up. To call him a pianist really doesn't cut it. He's more of a one man phenomenon - a piano superhero of sorts.Goodyear began his training at The Royal Conservatory in Toronto, and has become a go-to soloists for orchestras around the world, including Philadelphia Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Montreal Symphony, Toronto Symphony Orchestra (just to name a few)...
Q&A | 20 Questions For Andrew Haji
Tenor Andrew Haji answers 20 questions including the things that make Toronto a great place to live, and his default drink of choice.
INTERVIEW | Peter Oundjian On The Eve Of Saying Goodbye
Is the TSO underrated?“Absolutely, yes." Peter Oundjian sits down for an in-depth and candid interview on the ups and downs of his 14 years reign as Music Director of the Toronto Symphony.
Q&A | 21 Questions for Jonathan Crow
Hailing from Prince George, BC, Jonathan Crow has become one of Canada's leading violinists. After his studies at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, he moved to Montreal to attend McGill University. At age nineteen he graduated, and was made Concertmaster of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal - making history as the youngest concertmaster of a major North American orchestra. He joined the Toronto Symphony Orchestra as Concertmaster in 2011.