SCRUTINY | Letters From Santa Fe: Lucia di Lammermoor And Die Fledermaus
By Joseph So on August 19, 2017
A rich and varied programme to this year's Santa Fe Opera summer season. Joseph So recounts the first two productions.
COFFEE BREAK | Swiss Pianist Plays Piano In Mid-Air
Look, up in the sky! It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... a pianist hanging vertically with his grand piano and rocking some tunes!
LEBRECHT LISTENS | Marc-André Hamelin Toys With Loss Of Meaning
The Canadian pianist pushes listeners into an alternate sound world, one where time and motion are devoid of meaning.
LISZTS | Classical Musicians With Perfect Pitch (Part I)
A compilation of classical musicians who have revealed their perfect/absolute pitch ability to the public.
BANFF | JACK Quartet: Reimagining Chamber Music From A To Jay
JACK of musical trades—and mastering the art of change. The Quartet bring their creative brand to collaborations in a forward-looking world.
THE SCOOP | Rights to Glenn Gould’s Work Sold Off To Primary Wave
An American publishing company Primary Wave has acquired the rights to Glenn Gould's catalogue and likeness, among other terms of sale.
RECORD KEEPING | Cataloguing Seiji Ozawa's Active Musical Legacy
Still active at 83 as a conductor, Seiji Ozawa's musical activities are being actively documented and reissued as he goes.
SCRUTINY | Inaugural Ukrainian Art Song Summer Institute Concert Showcases Voices Of Tomorrow
By Joseph So on August 15, 2017
The Ukraine's art song legacy was well-represented this past weekend, capped off with an evening of unabashed emotion in Toronto.
BREAKING | Eleanor Stubley's Body Located
The body of McGill University music professor and associate dean of graduate music studies, Eleanor Stubley, was found Sunday evening.
COFFEE BREAK | Hamster-Operated MIDI Music
These hamsters are thinking outside the box for aleatoric music, and we like to think that John Cage would have been proud!