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The Canada Council adds three violins and two cellos to its Musical Instrument Bank

By John Terauds on June 21, 2012

The Canada Council for the Arts announced today that it has recieved three violins and two cellos to add to its 12-piece Musical Instrument Bank.
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Torontonian appointed organ scholar at London’s famous St Paul’s Cathedral

By Michael Vincent on March 20, 2014

 
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THE SCOOP | Talisker Players Officially Join the Bloor St. Culture Corridor

By Michael Vincent on November 21, 2014

Anyone familiar with the 1.6 kilometres stretch between Bathurst and Bay Street, knows it is one of Toronto’s most important cultural hubs. With thousands of concerts a year, the area houses a large number of the cities cultural gems. The Bloor St. Culture Corridor, was first inaugurated by the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Director of Marketing, Performing Arts Heather Kelly, as a way to pool resources between the many world-class arts presenters lining the Bloor St. area.
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THE SCOOP | Annual Battle of Messiahs Just Got A Little More Serious

By Michael Vincent on October 3, 2015

Against the Grain Theatre returns to remount co-production of Handel’s Messiah this December.
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Winnipeg high school concert lone Canadian entry in inaugural Jazz Day

By John Terauds on April 30, 2012

Americans consider jazz to be their specific contribution to the musics of the world, a contribution that has spawned all kinds of variants.
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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.
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The ultimate Rite of Spring comparison: 46 recording clips in 3-1/2 minutes

By John Terauds on June 10, 2013

Here is ultimate proof of the diversity of interpretation — even for a piece that the composer didn’t believe needed “interpretration,” but just simple playing of the notes from beginning to end. There is even some Canadian content, to make me smile:
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Stratford Summer Music Festival drums up six weeks of fun and music

By Michael Vincent on May 2, 2014

Yesterday, Stratford Summer Music Festival announced the program line-up for their fourteenth season, starting July 14th through August 24th.
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THE SCOOP | Music Director Edwin Outwater Says Goodbye to the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony

By Michael Vincent on September 22, 2015

The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony announces Maestro Edwin Outwater will conclude his tenure as Music Director at the end of the current contract term, following the 2016/17 Season.
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Toronto Symphony Orchestra's upcoming year of change

By Michael Vincent on August 22, 2014

The TSO have been abroad since August 15 on a 10-day, six-concert European tour, led by music director Peter Oundjian, which includes violinist James Ehnes and clarinetist-composer Jörg Widmann. This marks the TSO’s first European concert tour in 14 years. Unfortunately they did not include a single work by living Canadian composer, which is odd, considering the large number of well-received premieres over the seasons since Oundjian arrived 11 years ago. The sole Canadian work is the eerie Orion, by the late Claude Vivier, which has gathered some steam internationally. It was also just performed as part of the Toronto Summer Music Festival at Koerner Hall on Aug. 12.
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