TRUTH AND MATTER | Stamina For The World's Longest Running Concert
Musical Toronto columnist William Beauvais writes about his surreal experience trying to break the Guinness World Record for the longest running concert this week in Stouffville, Ontario.
RECORD KEEPING | Harry Freedman: Genuine Canadiana
While this is genuine Canadiana, this new release of five orchestral works by the late Harry Freedman has a much wider appeal, not only because of its beauty, but also because of its power.
THE SCOOP | Jon Kimura Parker Named Artistic Director of Honens Piano Competition
Canada’s Honens International Piano Competition has announced the appointment of pianist Jon Kimura Parker as Artistic Director beginning January 2018.
LISZTS | Ten Reasons To Miss A Performance
A list of ways that artists and concert-goers alike can back out of concert engagements, reasons that may or may not be out of their control.
CRITIC'S PICKS | 12 Classical Music Shows You Should Absolutely See This Week
By Joseph So on March 27, 2017
Critic’s Picks for classical music and opera events happening in and around Toronto for the week of March 27 to April 2.
FEATURE | Sarah Slean By Candlelight
Inside Sarah Slean’s Riverdale home, candlelight, hors d’oeuvres, rosé and rustic flower arrangements set the scene for the launch of Slean’s first album in five years, Metaphysics.
THE SCOOP | Daniil Trifonov Loses Passport Prompting Cancelation Of Toronto Concert
Famed Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov cancels only upcoming Canadian tour stop due to lost passport.
COFFEE BREAK | Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' Played In Every Classical Music Style Imaginable (Video)
Video illustrates the amazing shift in classical music styles over the past 500 years using a pop song.
SCRUTINY | Tafelmusik Delivers Musical Thrills With Baroque Diva Karina Gauvin
Tafelmusik Orchestra’s “Baroque Diva” concert program at Koerner Hall a many layered thrill.