SCRUTINY | Jamie Barton’s Resplendent Voice At Toronto Summer Music
By Joseph So on July 26, 2016
American Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton brings a down home style to Koerner Hall, with collaborative pianist Bradley Moore.
SCRUTINY | Pedja Muzijevic Mixes Old And New At Walter Hall
Pedja Muzijevic raises an eyebrow at Toronto Summer Music recital with a mix of Haydn and contemporary gems.
FIVE MINUTES | Adam Scime On The Creative Process
Talking to Adam Scime reveals a mind heavily concerned with harmonising artistic integrity and discipline in the creative process.
ADVICE | A Young Persons Guide To Classical Music Concert Attire
The city of Toronto deserves a class of patrons that are more cognizant of concert decorum. Here at Musical Toronto we feel it is necessary to clarify the rules and expectations for concert dress.
A Day Full of Song: Re-Generation At Toronto Summer Music
By Joseph So on July 24, 2016
This year's crop of fresh, young voices a particularly good one at Toronto Summer Music Festival Art of the Song Re-Generation.
SCRUTINY | Rape of Lucretia A Worthwhile Return To Opera At Toronto Summer Music
Claustrophobic staging and minimalist design play to the strength of Rape of Lucretia.
LEBRECHT LISTENS | F. X. Mozart/Clementi: Piano Concertos (Hyperion)
★★★★ (out of five) Howard Shelley plays the three concertos with brio, backed by the somewhat recessed Swiss orchestra of St Gallen and packaged in exemplary Hyperion sound.
Heart Of The Song: Sasha Cooke At Toronto Summer Music
By Joseph So on July 20, 2016
American mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke leads the way at Toronto Summer Music Festival vocal masterclass.
FIVE MINUTES | With Kevin Lau: "And I know when I’m there"
This week, we spend five minutes with composer Kevin Lau.
RECORD KEEPING | Valerie Milot Provides Fresh Perspective With Orbis
Valerie Milot's Orbis explores the idea of the loop in a CD full of fresh harp repertoire.
SCRUTINY | Toronto Summer Music Opens With A Thrilling Nod To British Genius
Toronto Summer Music Festival: It’s hard to imagine a more rousing start to the three-week celebration of chamber music than last evening of English Music for Strings.
FIVE MINUTES | On Reaching Beyond With Rose Bolton
With this series, we push some of Toronto’s best composers to the centre stage and pry into their creative practice. This week, we meet Rose Bolton.