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THE SCOOP | Robert Cooper Honoured With Choral Canada Distinguished Service Award

By Michael Vincent on May 27, 2016

Robert Cooper, Artistic Director Orpheus Choir, has been awarded the 2016 Distinguished Service Award by Choral Canada.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Anonymous: Six Concertos (CPO)

By Norman Lebrecht on May 27, 2016

★★★ (out of five) The best fun I’ve had all week is trying to identify the composers of six 18th-century concertos that have turned up in the vaults of the Saxon State University library in Dresden.
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SCRUTINY | Kronos Quartet And Tanya Tagaq Open 21C With Mixed Results

By Michael Vincent on May 26, 2016

Royal Conservatory's 21C Music Festival kicks-off with the Kronos Quartet and Tanya Tagaq.
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FEATURE | Hearing For Music Lovers (Part One)

By Robin Roger on May 25, 2016

In this two-part series, we look at hearing and hearing loss prevention and listening and listening enhancement.
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RECORD KEEPING | Ravel: Orchestre National de Lyon/Leonard Slatkin (Naxos)

By Paul E. Robinson on May 25, 2016

Paul E Robinson reviews two new Ravel CDs by Orchestre National de Lyon and Leonard Slatkin.
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CRITIC'S PICKS | Fifeteen Shows To Consider This Week

By Joseph So on May 24, 2016

Critic’s Picks for classical music and opera events in Toronto for the Week of May 23 – 29, 2016.
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THE SCOOP | Stanford University's Bing Concert Hall Taps Arts Impresario Chris Lorway

By Michael Vincent on May 24, 2016

Toronto's art leader Chris Lorway has been named Executive Director at Stanford University's Stanford Live and Bing Concert Hall located in the heart of Silicon Valley.
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SCRUTINY | The Allure Of Coffee Merges East And West In Tafelmusik’s Latest Multimedia Programme

By John Terauds on May 24, 2016

Tafelmusik's provides a risky, yet rewarding multimedia spin on music from 1700's Leipzig and Damascus.
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COFFEE BREAK | Robot Choir Makes You Want To Question Humanity

By Musical Toronto on May 20, 2016

Technology firm trains robot choir to sing Beethoven's "Ode to Joy".
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphonies 2 and 8 (Onyx)

By Norman Lebrecht on May 20, 2016

★★★★ (out of five) Unless you live in England — and, in most of the country, even if you do — you will have few opportunities to hear live performances of the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams, the dominant national composer between Elgar and Britten.
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SCRUTINY | Boucher And Sy Shine At Final COC Vocal Series Concert

By Joseph So on May 18, 2016

Soprano Karine Boucher and tenor Charles Sy offer a fine end to a marvellous 2015/16 COC Vocal Series.
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FEATURE | Beyond The Concert Hall: Toronto’s Church Music Scene

By Will Pearson on May 18, 2016

Musical Toronto takes a peek behind the pews of Toronto's vibrant Toronto’s Church music scene. "You don’t need to believe in God to come", says John Tuttle...
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