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WELCOME | Toronto Mendelssohn Choir Has Joined The Growing Musical Toronto Community

By Musical Toronto on August 29, 2016

The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir is praised by patrons and media alike for the emotional intensity of its performances, and for its grand symphonic sound and clarity of expression. The Choir continues to be dedicated, since its founding in 1894, to engaging audiences with the power of great choral music performed live.
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SCRUTINY | Jan Lisiecki And Why I Can't Bring Myself To Join The Party Just Yet

By Michael Vincent on August 29, 2016

Lisiecki is certainly a capable young pianist, but I can't help to wonder if all this hype is doing him no favours.
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RECORD KEEPING | Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro (Rolando Villazon/Yannick Nézet-Séguin)

By Paul E. Robinson on August 29, 2016

Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s fresh and energetic Le Nozze di Figaro offers plenty of musical pleasure.
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MOOREDALE CONCERTS | Toronto’s Best Bargain For Great Classical Music

By Member on August 26, 2016

Mooredale Concerts begins 2016-17 season with a celebrated Canadian string quartet, followed by 20th Century music performed, opera-style.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Elgar Remastered (Somm)

By Norman Lebrecht on August 26, 2016

★★★★ (out of five) Elgar Remastered: a 4-CD box set that will keep you warm through the winter.
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SCRUTINY | Santa Fe Opera’s Capriccio A Heart-felt Ode To Word And Music

By Joseph So on August 22, 2016

Amanda Majeski scores a triumph as a youthful Countess Madeleine in Strauss’s Capriccio.
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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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FIVE MINUTES | Norbert Palej: "While Snobs Argue About 'Qualitative Values', Art Lives And Bleeds"

By Tyler Versluis on August 19, 2016

Composer Norbert Palej explains where his music comes from.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Martinu: Ariane (Supraphon)

By Norman Lebrecht on August 19, 2016

★★★★ (out of five) Martinu: "Crisp, catchy, subtly emotional."
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THE SCOOP | TSO Hires New Interim CEO From Cleveland Orchestra

By Michael Vincent on August 18, 2016

The TSO have announced Gary Hanson, former Executive Director Cleveland Orchestra, as the incoming Interim CEO effective September 26, 2016.
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SCRUTINY | Santa Fe Opera’s Romeo et Juliette a Vocal and Visual Feast

By Joseph So on August 15, 2016

With strong leads and a fresh, young Chorus, Santa Fe Opera does the bard justice with Gounod's Romeo et Juliette.
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RECORD KEEPING | Three By Martha Argerich

By Paul E. Robinson on August 15, 2016

A look at the Complete Deutsche Grammophon recordings by Martha Argerich, as well as volumes 4 and 5 from DOREMI's compelling Argerich series.
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