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.
LEBRECHT LISTENS | Elgar Remastered (Somm)
★★★★ (out of five) Elgar Remastered: a 4-CD box set that will keep you warm through the winter.
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.
RECORD KEEPING | Karl Böhm: Late Recordings (DG)
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.
LEBRECHT LISTENS | Martinu: Ariane (Supraphon)
★★★★ (out of five) Martinu: "Crisp, catchy, subtly emotional."
THE SCOOP | TSO Hires New Interim CEO From Cleveland Orchestra
The TSO have announced Gary Hanson, former Executive Director Cleveland Orchestra, as the incoming Interim CEO effective September 26, 2016.
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.
RECORD KEEPING | Three By Martha Argerich
A look at the Complete Deutsche Grammophon recordings by Martha Argerich, as well as volumes 4 and 5 from DOREMI's compelling Argerich series.
THE SCOOP | Canadian Government Opens Its Wallet To National Youth Orchestra Of Canada
Canadian Heritage announces $525,000 in funding for NYO Canada as part of Canada 150.
SCRUTINY | Imaginary Anthropologies Funny But Not For Everyone
Dharmoo’s energetic and at times acrobatic performance, combined with genuinely impressive vocal range, made Imaginary Anthropologies memorable.