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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Pretty Yende: A Journey (Sony Classical)

By Norman Lebrecht on September 30, 2016

At barely an hour this album is short measure, but this is a voice that must be heard. Not a minute to lose...
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RECORD KEEPING | Alexei Ogrintchouk Provides A Convincing Argument For Late Era Richard Strauss

By Paul E. Robinson on May 30, 2018

This new recording with Alexei Ogrintchouk, principal oboist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, accompanied by colleagues from the RCO and conducted by Andris Nelsons. offers a detailed and intense performance of Richard Strauss later works.
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RECORD KEEPING | Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Aaron Copland

By Paul E. Robinson on February 21, 2017

New release of Copland’s classic scores, paired with an almost completely unknown saucy ballet score "Hear Ye! Hear Ye!" provides insight into the mind of an American master.
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THE MORNING AFTER | Music That Just Is

By Lev Bratishenko on March 23, 2015

The Ladies' Morning Musical Club is the most civilized thing you can do in Montreal on a Sunday afternoon. They’ve been in continuous operation since 1892 and I have no doubt they’ll find a way to keep putting on concerts through the coming ecological apocalypse. Perhaps they will sell distilled water...
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SCRUTINY | Frescobaldi Couldn't Have Done Better Than The Toronto Consort

By David Podgorski on October 20, 2018

The Toronto Consort posed a challenge with a Frescobaldi, a monumental figure in Seventeenth-Century Italy, under the artistic direction of recorderist Alison Melville.
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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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SCRUTINY | Jann Arden Has A Blast With The TSO

By Brian Chang on December 14, 2016

Jann Arden goes above and beyond at the TSO Pops Christmas show, which also included a surprise appearance from Santa himself.
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RECORD KEEPING | Toronto Based Composer An-Lun Huang's New Album Is Required Listening

By Paul E. Robinson on April 19, 2018

An-lun Huang's work deserveS to be better-known. And thanks to Toccata Classics, this album is a good place to start.
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Daily album review 11: The sharply drawn watercolours of harpist Valérie Milot

By John Terauds on November 26, 2012

Milot, born and raised in Trois-Rivières, Québec and who polished up her artistry with Rita Costanzi in New York City, is a great Canadian talent.
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Concert review: Lack of consistency detracted from Tafelmusik Handel Celebration

By John Terauds on May 2, 2013

The period-instrument orchestra, joined by the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir and conductor Ivars Taurins, constructed its Handel Celebration programme in two parts, each made to resemble the dramatic arc of an oratorio, with an optimistic opening, sombre middle and celebratory close.
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