FEATURE | When Divas Are Fashionistas
By Robin Roger on February 22, 2017
How do performers create their appearance and what does it cost in time, effort and money? In the first of a series looking at musicians’ style and image Robin Roger chats with COC Ensemble Studio performers about how they created their visual signature.
FEATURE | Were Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen the Mozart and Beethoven of 20th-Century Folk Rock?
How a comparison between the styles of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen leads right back to Mozart and Beethoven.
FEATURE | It's Time to Talk About the Stigma Surrounding Musicians' Injuries
By Robin Roger on February 17, 2017
A look at performers and the practitioners who treat them, as well as the stigma connected to acknowledging injury in professional performance.
FEATURE | Valentine's Vibes: Celebrating Musical Power Couples
It's Valentine's Day and love is in the air. Here's a look at four classical music power couples.
FEATURE | Musical Tributes: Stories We Ignore At Our Peril
By Brian Chang on February 11, 2017
The first in our series exploring choral works, small and large, created to fight against conflict, war, destruction, murder, and loss. This week, Benjamin Britten’s anti-war masterpiece War Requiem.
FEATURE | Pondering The Direction Of Canadian Classical Music
A commemoration of classical music in Canada with contributions by pianist Jamie Parker, Tony Yike Yang and Darren Creech.
TRUTH AND MATTER | Making The Case For Musical Telephone
On the virtue of spreading the message through music, in hopes that it might go somewhere that needs it more than we do.
CANADA MOSAIC | Alain Lefèvre On The Eve Of A Canadian Legacy
Canada Mosiac: French Canadian pianist Alain Lefèvre talks about the state of Canadian classical music – the good and the bad.
FEATURE | An Exclusive Inside Tour Of The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir Choral Library
By Brian Chang on January 19, 2017
MT's Brian Chang takes a tour of Toronto Mendelssohn Choir's Choral Library, one of the oldest and largest of its kind in Canada.
TRUTH AND MATTER | Why Artists Create And The Power Of Being Useful
"As creators, we send our work into the world hoping to find an audience, but not only for that reason. We send it out mostly because we believe in it..." William Beauvais shares his wisdom on creativity and passing it forward.