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CD REVIEWS | Two New Enescu Discoveries: Axel Strauss/Ilya Poletaev (Naxos) & Hannu Lintu/Truls Mørk (Ondine)

By Paul E. Robinson on May 11, 2015

Although Enescu never received the adulation he deserved for his music during his lifetime, in recent years his music is being “rediscovered”, as it were, and these two new recordings should help to move along the Enescu revival.
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MIMC Spanish Fiesta serves up sweet musical desserts

By Michael Vincent on August 17, 2014

The annual summer Montreal International Music Competition dinner-concert has become a genuine summer hot spot for Quebec’s classical music community.
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Review: Tafelmusik programme with Marion Verbruggen a showcase of tiny pleasures

By John Terauds on February 21, 2012

At the opening concert at George Weston Recital Hall on Tuesday night, members of the period-instrument orchestra, led by violinist Jeanne Lamon, delivered large musical treats from reduced forces.
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SCRUTINY | Elisa Citterio Shows She Is Exactly What Tafelmusik Needs

By David Podgorski on May 6, 2017

Tafelmusik's Elisa Citterio demonstrates an engaging but modest stage presence and an easy command of the orchestra from the first violin desk.
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Luminato review: Atom Egoyan serves up multi-disciplinary triumph with Feng Yi Ting

By John Terauds on June 20, 2013

The wonderful, engrossing, 45-minute show is an ensemble effort on the part of some very fine musicians as well as theatre artists. It would take three quarters of an hour alone to describe the many layers of detail that work together to produce a psychologically as well as musically rich tapestry.
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SCRUTINY | Cameron Carpenter Shakes Koerner Hall With Debut Of International Touring Organ

By Michael Vincent on April 2, 2016

If you see Koerner Hall looking a little bit disheveled this morning, that's because Cameron Carpenter's debut digital touring organ gave the hall, and the patrons inside, a reverberant shake.
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SCRUTINY | NACO Is Welcome Anytime, But Easy On The Walton

By Arthur Kaptainis on February 26, 2017

A Walton heavy program meets some resistance at the annual visit by National Arts Centre Orchestra with classical guitar legend Pepe Romero.
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CD Review: Bach and Schubert sing in pianist Simone Dinnerstein's Something Being Said

By John Terauds on February 26, 2012

I have to confess I was seduced by New Yorker Simone Dinnerstein from the first time I heard her recording of J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations nearly five years ago. It hasn’t been unconditional love since, but a respect and appreciation for a musician who can bend everything she touches to suit her will.
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SCRUTINY | Old School Tosca Caps A Highly Successful COC Season

By Joseph So on May 1, 2017

Warhorse? Potboiler? “Shabby little shocker” as coined by musicologist Joseph Kerman? Never mind! Puccini had the last laugh with Tosca.
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RECORD KEEPING | Karl Böhm: Late Recordings (DG)

By Paul E. Robinson on August 22, 2016

An important new set of recordings reminds us that Karl Böhm's recorded legacy is an invaluable documentation of the art of a passionate and masterful conductor.
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