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SCRUTINY | NYO Canada Cross the Bridge Between Music and Education

By Arthur Kaptainis on July 28, 2015

It started not with noisy tuning on stage but a hearty round of applause as upwards of 100 young Canadians emerged from the wings of Koerner Hall.
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CD REVIEW | James Ehnes: Voluptuous Tone, Never Overdone

By Paul E. Robinson on July 27, 2015

Franck: Violin Sonata in A major. Richard Strauss: Violin Sonata in E flat major Op. 18. Allegretto in E flat major AV149. Wiegenlied. Waldseligkeit. Morgen! James Ehnes, violin. Andrew Armstrong, piano.
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SCRUTINY | Garrick Ohlsson: The Vision of a New Spiritual World

By Robin Roger on July 24, 2015

Toronto Summer Music Festival: Garrick Ohlsson (piano) at Koerner Hall, Thursday.
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QUIZ | Name That Anthem: Pan AM Games Style

By Musical Toronto on July 24, 2015

Do you know your Argentinian from your Venezuelan anthems? Take our 2015 Pan AM Games Anthem Quiz!
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SCRUTINY | YOA Orchestra of the Americas Capture The Moment

By Michael Vincent on July 22, 2015

Toronto Summer Music Festival: YOA Orchestra of the Americas with Carlos Miguel Prieto (conductor) Ingrid Fliter (piano) and Orchestre de la Francophonie, Tuesday, Koerner Hall.
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CD REVIEW | Britten and Barber Piano Concertos; Nocturnes

By Paul E. Robinson on July 20, 2015

Benjamin Britten’s Piano Concerto, composed in 1938 when he was only 25, has never been regarded as one of his best works, but based on this fine new recording, it may be time for a reassessment.
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COFFEE BREAK | How Does a Room Impact Sound?

By Musical Toronto on July 19, 2015

One piece, sung in 15 different rooms - all to show you what a difference acoustics make.
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SCRUTINY | New World, New Venue, New Community

By Robin Roger on July 19, 2015

Toronto Summer Music Academy takes over the AGO for an all Dvorak program.
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SCRUTINY | Toronto Summer Music Plumbs the New World with a Hollywood Connection

By Arthur Kaptainis on July 19, 2015

“The Hollywood Connection” was the hard-to-justify title of the second evening of the Toronto Summer Music series.
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SCRUTINY | Toronto Summer Music Festival Opens With A Bang

By Michael Vincent on July 17, 2015

Toronto Summer Music Festival: Americans in Paris (opening night). With soprano Measha Brueggergosman, Tania Miller conductor and others. Koerner Hall, Thursday.
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PROFILE | Soile Isokoski: The Artist as Teacher

By Joseph So on July 16, 2015

Finnish lyric soprano Soile Isokoski shares her thoughts on her art and the passing her wisdom and experience to the next generation.
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JOHN TERAUDS | Baroque opera champion Alan Curtis (1934-2015)

By John Terauds on July 16, 2015

Italian-based, American-born keyboardist and conductor Alan Curtis died suddenly on July 15 in Florence at the age of 81. His contribution to the revival of Italian Baroque opera was huge, he left a rich legacy of period-performance resources for organ and harpsichord, and helped boost the careers of Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin and mezzo Marie-Nicole Lemieux through recordings made with his period-instrument ensemble, Il complesso barocco.
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