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FEATURE | The Politics of Music Programming

By Michael Vincent on April 15, 2015

RCM’s Mervon Mehta explains the complexities of programming today’s media-savvy classical music performers
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PROFILE | Serena Malfi: The Voice of Spring

By Joseph So on April 6, 2015

Musical Toronto's Joseph So catches up with Italian mezzo Serena Malfi, who is in Toronto for COC's spring 2015 production of Barber of Seville...
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ULTIMATE MAVERICK | Interview with Composer John Luther Adams: Video

By Musical Toronto on February 19, 2015

 
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FEATURE | David Lang: Whispering Secrets of the Internet Age

By Tyler Versluis on February 18, 2015

From his irreverent early work with Bang on a Can in the late 1980’s, to his more recent appointment as professor of composition at Yale University, David Lang juggles a dual role as an iconoclast and respected new music figure...
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ULTIMATE MAVERICK | Interview with Composer Georg Friedrich Haas: Video

By Musical Toronto on February 7, 2015

Kicking off the first a six part video interview series for Musical Toronto called Ultimate Maverick, Canadian composer, Vincent Ho sits down for an exclusive interview with the internationally renowned Austrian composer, Georg Friedrich Haas...
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THE VOICE | Isabel Bayrakdarian: "As a bird, I no longer like sitting on top of the tree"

By Neil Crory on November 25, 2014

Bayrakdarian’s obsession with Spain – Madrid in particular – is deep-seated. It seems to be in her blood. In fact, she has a passion for all things Spanish – its music, its dance, its language, its food; its culture;… Locals have told her that she even looks like a Madrileña.
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FITS & BURSTS | The Isabel: The Perilous Life of a Newborn Concert Hall

By Michael Vincent on September 15, 2014

No one is quite sure how it happens, but after years of ‘trying’ – often with the help of artificial insemination, conception occurs, and a new bouncing ballroom is born into existence. Before you know it, they are old enough to get a licence to sell alcohol in the lobby.
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FITS & BURSTS | Andrew Ager On His New Opera About the Final Days In Adolf Hitler’s Führerbunker

By Michael Vincent on August 28, 2014

Over my shoulder, composer Andrew Ager walked past with a nonchalant sense of someone who had spent the last evening drinking calvados with a blonde starlet on a beachfront brasserie.
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Video: Daniel MacIvor discusses Rufus Wainwright's upcoming COC commission Hadrian

By Michael Vincent on July 26, 2014

Readers might recall Musical Toronto’s John Terauds aptly expressing those here. The comments section is also an interesting read in itself.
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Interview: Douglas McNabney and the art of the Toronto Summer Music Festival

By Michael Vincent on June 30, 2014

Last week I had the chance to chat with Douglas about this year’s festival line-up. Calling from my home near Burlington, there was an early summer thunderstorm on my end. On his end in Toronto, he reported it sunny, without a cloud in the sky. By the end of the phone call, it was sunny on my end, and raining on his end. Go figure.
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Stratford Summer Music Festival drums up six weeks of fun and music

By Michael Vincent on May 2, 2014

Yesterday, Stratford Summer Music Festival announced the program line-up for their fourteenth season, starting July 14th through August 24th.
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Interview: Jacques Israelievitch and Christina Petrowska Quilico on climbing Mount Mozart

By Michael Vincent on April 29, 2014

On Sunday, May 4th, violinist Jacques Israelievitch and pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico will team up to perform The Complete Mozart Violin Sonatas over the span of an entire day. This event, which takes place at Gallery 345, will allow listeners to hear the evolution of Mozart through his early Mannheim period and two later periods in Vienna.
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