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COFFEE BREAK | 150 Member Violin Flash Mob Delight Shoppers At Yorkdale Mall

By Michael Vincent on January 18, 2017

"I'm here to make people smile," a boy said after playing Ode to Joy to a crowd of unsuspecting Sunday shoppers at Toronto's Yorkdale Mall.
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Q&A | 41 Questions For Jean Stilwell

By Michael Vincent on January 18, 2017

Mezzo-soprano and Classical 96.3 FM radio host Jean Stilwell steps into the hot seat with 41-rapidfire questions, including her luckiest moment, biggest phobia, role models and more.
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THE SCOOP | Boston Symphony Orchestra To Tour Canada This March

By Michael Vincent on January 17, 2017

The Boston Symphony Orchestra breaks a 20-year absence in Canada this March with a two-city tour to Montreal and Toronto.
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COFFEE BREAK | Toronto's Ladom Ensemble Plays Radiohead Better Than Radiohead

By Michael Vincent on January 12, 2017

Classically trained and globally minded Ladom Ensemble release video of Radiohead's "Weird Fishes".
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THE SCOOP | Composers Up In Arms About Low Award For Canada 150 Composers Competition

By Michael Vincent on January 12, 2017

Canadian composers launch a petition to protest low award for a Canada 150 composition competition launched by the Canadian House of Commons.
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EDITORIAL | Opera Gets The Limelight On The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, But Does It Matter?

By Michael Vincent on January 11, 2017

Did the appearance by Pretty Yende on The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert foster any new opera fans, or was this just wishful thinking?
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THE SCOOP | Ontario Gets A New Summer Classical Music Festival

By Michael Vincent on January 6, 2017

London Ontario's Western University has announced a short, but innovative new chamber music festival slated to launch this summer with Scott St. John as Artistic Director.
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THE SCOOP | COC Announce Five Protégés To 2017 COC Orchestra Academy

By Michael Vincent on January 5, 2017

The Canadian Opera Company have announced five participants to the 2017 COC Orchestra Academy – a three-week training program established to provide musicians with professional training in an opera orchestra.
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COFFEE BREAK | Take A Ride On A Score Turned Into A Rollercoaster

By Michael Vincent on January 3, 2017

Video features the thrilling 1st violin part from Ferdinand Ries' 2nd Symphony (4th movement) animated as a rollercoaster zipping through the music.
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THE SCOOP | Singers Russell Braun and Michael Schade Appointed To The Order of Canada

By Michael Vincent on January 1, 2017

The Governor General of Canada has announced 100 new recipients to the Order of Canada, including six working in the field of classical music.
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