SCRUTINY | Tafelmusik Delivers Musical Thrills With Baroque Diva Karina Gauvin
Tafelmusik Orchestra’s “Baroque Diva” concert program at Koerner Hall a many layered thrill.
SCRUTINY | The Man Who Married Himself An Emotionally Distant Take On Narcissism And Gender Identity
The Man Who Married Himself speaks to our times, from narcissistic male leadership to the fluidity of gender identity.
SCRUTINY | Second TSO New Creations Concert Proves Art Music Is Alive And Thriving
Second TSO's New Creations Festival concert keeps momentum high with an eclectic program featuring Owen Pallett, Nico Muhly, and Aaron Jay Kernis, and Harry Stafylakis.
SCRUTINY | Czech Prazak Quartet Performs Rarely Heard Bruckner Work At Jane Mallett Theatre
Prazak Quartet sharpens their bows with two gems by Bruckner and Dvorak, but intonation issues curb an otherwise riveting performance of Haydn's Quartet in B-flat Major.
SCRUTINY | Tafelmusik’s Visions and Voyages is Laudable, But Short Of Clarity And Purpose
Tafelmusik's Visions and Voyages an omen that Canada is still fundamentally unsure about which stories it wants to tell about itself.
RECORD KEEPING | Haiou Zhang And His Next Level Mozart
Haiou Zhang offers a bracing, dynamic new perspective on two much-recorded Mozart piano concertos.
SCRUTINY | St Lawrence String Quartet Plays Musical Balance Of Reason And Emotion With A Dash Of Hot Sauce
Sometimes a recital is not just 90 minutes of music and a nice cup of spiked hot chocolate to end the evening.
SCRUTINY | Tafelmusik Orchestra Delights With Fiery Crackle Of German Baroque Program
Tafelmusik and Peter Harvey get intimate in a unique program of German music written decades before J.S. Bach.
RECORD KEEPING | Heath Quartet Get Tchaikovsky Just Right With New CD Release
The Heath Quartet are quickly earning a reputation as one of Britain's finest string quartets. Their new Tchaikovsky release on the Harmonia Mundi label now confirms that reputation.