Q&A | 18 Questions For Jon Kimura Parker
Renowned Canadian pianist Jon Kimura Parker answers 18 questions, including his the best and worst things about being a musician, his role models, and his default cocktail of choice.
PROFILE | Opera Atelier's New Dido: Wallis Giunta
By Joseph So on October 18, 2016
This week we profile mezzo-soprano Wallis Giunta as she sheds light on her upcoming role debut as Dido in Opera Atelier's production of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.
Q&A | 34 Questions For Gemma New
HPO's Music Director, Gemma New, answers 34 questions, including her favourite books, the sketchiest situation she's ever been in, and her secret obsession with a certain percussion instrument.
FEATURE | What Does Multiculturalism Sound Like?
Michael Vincent chats with RCM's Mervon Mehta about the New Canadian Global Music Orchestra, the first orchestra in Toronto comprised of recent immigrants to Canada.
FIVE MINUTES | Pinning Down The Music Of Allison Cameron
Whether it is recording calving icebergs in Norway, or writing minimalist works for the Contact Contemporary Music ensemble, Toronto-based composer Allison Cameron is a voice in constant search for innovation.
Q&A | 15 Questions For Lang Lang
Renowned pianist Lang Lang answers 15 questions, including his role models, favourite concert halls, and his motto.
INTERVIEW | Isabel Leonard: Artist In Focus
By Joseph So on October 4, 2016
American mezzo Isabel Leonard shares her thoughts on preparing for the role of Adalgisa in the upcoming production of Bellini's Norma at the COC.
INTERVIEW | Issachah Savage: Touched By Grace
By Joseph So on September 27, 2016
The young American dramatic tenor Issachah Savage shares his thoughts on music, faith, and life.
FIVE MINUTES | Falling Between The Cracks With Jason Doell
"As a listener and a composer, I tend to gravitate towards music that falls in the cracks." Jason Doell on the when, how and why of his music.
INTERVIEW | Jamie Barton: The Magnificent Voice Returns To The TSO
By Joseph So on September 23, 2016
MT catches up with mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton for her upcoming performance of Mahler's Symphony 3 with the TSO.
FIVE MINUTES | On The Speed, Energy And Colour Of Brian Current
Speed, energy and colour seem to be central ideas in Current’s music, but successfully bringing these qualities to life in a piece of music can be a long, scrutinizing process, filled with revising and re-calibrating.
BANFF 2016 | Dover Quartet Offers 9 Career Tips For A Young Quartet
Dover Quartet violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt offers pro tips for a career in a string quartet.