INTERVIEW | Die Winterreise: Adrianne Pieczonka’s Schubertian Journey
By Joseph So on February 13, 2017
A story to be told: Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka shares her thoughts on scaling the Mount Everest of Song Cycles, while our interviewer falls and dislocates his right shoulder in the process.
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.
INTERVIEW | Andreas Schager: A Good Tenor Is Hard To Find, Let Alone One Who Can Handle Wagner
By Joseph So on February 2, 2017
Tenor Andreas Schager chats about his upcoming starring role in Wagner’s Gotterdammerung, opening this week at the Canadian Opera Company.
CANADA MOSAIC | Russell Braun On The Heart And Soul Of Canadian Music
An in-depth interview with Canadian baritone Russell Braun on the Canadian musical identity both at home and abroad.
INTERVIEW | Christine Goerke Talks Brünnhilde Ahead of Wagner's Götterdammerung at the COC
By Joseph So on January 28, 2017
The great American Wagnerian soprano Christine Goerke gives a free-ranging and candid interview on her life and art.
INTERVIEW | Robert Missen Talks About An Upcoming Vocal Tour With Some Very Big Surprises
By Joseph So on January 23, 2017
Canadian voice veteran and artist manager Robert Missen chats about a unique star-studded vocal tour coming (if you're lucky) to a town near you.
Q&A | 20 Questions For Vivian Fung
Canadian composer Vivian Fung answers 20 rapid-fire questions, including which musical instrument she longs to play, and the three things about Toronto that makes her want to live here.
ARTIST IN FOCUS | 90 Minutes With Joshua Hopkins
By Joseph So on January 18, 2017
Canadian baritone Joshua Hopkins talks candidly about his signature role as Papageno in "The Magic Flute", opening Jan. 19 at the Canadian Opera Company.
Q&A | 38 Questions For Nicholas McGegan
MT finds out more about British Conductor Nicholas McGegan, including his fear of Hippos and a secret talent for folding napkins. There's a lot more too!
INTERVIEW | Stewart Goodyear Takes His Canadian Roots Very Seriously
Pianist Stewart Goodyear chats about his upcoming concert on Sunday, Dec. 4 at Koerner Hall featuring the premiere of his new work, “Acabris! Acabras! Acabram!”.