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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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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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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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COFFEE BREAK | Happy Birthday Beethoven From John Belushi

By Michael Vincent on December 17, 2016

In honour of Ludwig Van Beethoven's 246th birthday, we give you a rare gem from the Saturday Night Live sketch archive featuring the late, great John Belushi.
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COFFEE BREAK | The World's Oldest Surviving Piano Sounds Better That You'd Think

By Musical Toronto on December 7, 2016

Watch this astonishing performance on the world's oldest surviving piano dating back before Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven were even born.
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COFFEE BREAK | What's My Line Seiji Ozawa?

By Musical Toronto on November 4, 2016

A very young Seiji Ozawa appears on the American television game show, What's My Line? on July 7, 1963.
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COFFEE BREAK | Composer Danny Elfman Turns Presidential Debate Into A Horror Flick

By Musical Toronto on October 20, 2016

Composer Danny Elfman scores footage from 2016 Presidential Debate.
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COFFEE BREAK | How Not To Write An Artist Bio

By Michael Vincent on October 6, 2016

Khatia Buniatishvili's publicity bio just might go down in history as one of the strangest things ever set to paper. And now you can hear a hilarious dramatic reading of it.
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COFFEE BREAK | European Musicians Gather To Play Ode To Joy In Response To Brexit (video)

By Musical Toronto on June 27, 2016

Orchestra gathers in London’s Trafalgar Square outside of St Martin-in-the-Fields to express their grief surrounding the controversial and historic vote to leave the EU.
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COFFEE BREAK | Astonishing Video Shows Mother And Daughter Playing Bach Double Concerto

By Musical Toronto on June 13, 2016

Mother and daughter perform the first movement of Bach's Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, and the results are astonishing!
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