Few books of any kind are as unique and have left such an imprint on culture as Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Beneath its surface blend of fantasy, nonsense, outlandish characters and a vivid dreamworld—an irresistible blend, especially for children—the book has a subterranean reach extending into the realms of philosophy, language, psychology and even […]Find out more »
“Wherever Andrew plays, he’s considered one of the great stars of the trumpet.” (Maestro Peter Oundjian) Toronto Symphony Orchestra Principal Trumpet Andrew McCandless presents trumpet works, Bramwell Tovey’s Songs of the Paradise Saloon, and transcriptions of songs originally for voice by Bernstein, de Falla, and others. He is joined by pianist Sonya Sim. Tickets, here.Find out more »
In 1775 a teenage Mozart caught the operatic world by storm when he wrote La finta giardiniera, his youthful masterpiece of disguise, deception and the redemptive power of love. Five years later, he revised it as a Singspiel which remained the only known complete score until the Italian version was rediscovered in the late 1970s. Following his enormous […]Find out more »
After winning gold medals at Royal College Manchester and Royal Academy in London, Christian Blackshaw was the first British pianist to study at the Leningrad Conservatoire. He later worked closely with Sir Clifford Curzon in London. He has performed with leading orchestras including London Philharmonic, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, St Petersburg Philharmonic, Moscow Philharmonic, […]Find out more »
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