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.
TRUTH AND MATTER | The Great Divide Between Popular And Classical Music May Not Be As Wide As You Think
From religious edicts that separated musical styles to economic ones that integrate them, the great musical divide is a continuing story.
EDITORIAL | Ho Ho No? : The Problem With Christmas Music Programming (Part Two)
By Robin Roger on December 2, 2016
Christmas Music in a Multicultural World — how do non-Christian music lovers get through December? (Part Two)
EDITORIAL | Oh No No? : The Problem With Christmas Music Programming (Part One)
By Robin Roger on November 30, 2016
Christmas Music in a Multicultural World — how do non-Christian music lovers get through December? (Part One)
TRUTH AND MATTER | Community Music: A Legacy To Be Proud Of
From small church choirs to high school musicals, columnist William Beauvais reflects on the rich fabric of community music that runs through Canada.
FITS & BURSTS | What Composers Can Learn From Tupac Shakur
When creating feels like pulling teeth, it's time to look at other ways to work smarter, not harder.
OPEN LETTER | From Canada Council For The Arts' Simon Brault Following Budget 2016
Canada Council for the Arts' Director and CEO Simon Brault responds to 2016 Federal Budget announcement which includes an extra $40 million plus the doubling of their annual budget.
EDITORIAL | Why There Are No Women In the TSO New Creations Festival This Year
It's time to talk about why there are no women in the TSO New Creations Festival this year. (In honour of International Women's Day).
CAPTAIN SENSIBLE | Doubling – A Useful Skill Or Another Expensive Instrument To Buy?
Doubling on a second instrument is undoubtedly cool and can make you a more versatile player, but how useful is it really?
FITS & BURSTS | The Sprezzatura Myth
Talent is recognizable, genius is misunderstood. A look at the relationship between talent and genius.