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FEATURE | Sarah Slean By Candlelight

By Sara Schabas on March 26, 2017

Inside Sarah Slean’s Riverdale home, candlelight, hors d’oeuvres, rosé and rustic flower arrangements set the scene for the launch of Slean’s first album in five years, Metaphysics.
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CANADA MOSAIC | Nicole Lizée: Machines Behaving Badly

By Nicholas Godsoe on March 11, 2017

Composer Nicole Lizée: “The goal is to create portals into other dimensions.”
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FEATURE | A Nod To Toronto's Women Of Music

By Sara Schabas on March 8, 2017

In honour of International Women’s Day, we recognize women in Toronto’s classical music scene breaking the glass ceiling one day at a time.
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FEATURE | Musical Tributes: The Lionization Of Matthew Shepard

By Brian Chang on February 26, 2017

An in-depth look at composer Craig Johnson's choral tribute to Matthew Shepard, the boy who would become the national symbol of violence against gays.
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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.
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FEATURE | Were Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen the Mozart and Beethoven of 20th-Century Folk Rock?

By Sara Schabas on February 22, 2017

How a comparison between the styles of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen leads right back to Mozart and Beethoven.
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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.
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FEATURE | Valentine's Vibes: Celebrating Musical Power Couples

By Sara Schabas on February 14, 2017

It's Valentine's Day and love is in the air. Here's a look at four classical music power couples.
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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.
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FEATURE | Pondering The Direction Of Canadian Classical Music

By Jennifer Liu on February 4, 2017

A commemoration of classical music in Canada with contributions by pianist Jamie Parker, Tony Yike Yang and Darren Creech.
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