THE SCOOP | Boston Symphony Orchestra To Tour Canada This March
The Boston Symphony Orchestra breaks a 20-year absence in Canada this March with a two-city tour to Montreal and Toronto.
PREVIEW | Canadian Opera Company Announces Scintillating 2017-18 Season
By Joseph So on January 12, 2017
The Canadian Opera Company announce 2017-18 season with six new operas (three new productions/three revivals) including Verdi's Rigoletto.
THE SCOOP | Composers Up In Arms About Low Award For Canada 150 Composers Competition
Canadian composers launch a petition to protest low award for a Canada 150 composition competition launched by the Canadian House of Commons.
THE SCOOP | Ontario Gets A New Summer Classical Music Festival
London Ontario's Western University has announced a short, but innovative new chamber music festival slated to launch this summer with Scott St. John as Artistic Director.
THE SCOOP | COC Announce Five Protégés To 2017 COC Orchestra Academy
The Canadian Opera Company have announced five participants to the 2017 COC Orchestra Academy – a three-week training program established to provide musicians with professional training in an opera orchestra.
COFFEE BREAK | Take A Ride On A Score Turned Into A Rollercoaster
Video features the thrilling 1st violin part from Ferdinand Ries' 2nd Symphony (4th movement) animated as a rollercoaster zipping through the music.
IN MEMORIAM | Stuart Hamilton, One Of The Great Champions Of Canada’s Opera Community, Dies At Age 87
Anyone hoping that the advent of a new year would give us a break from a string of notable deaths was disappointed as word quickly spread of the death of Canadian opera champion Stuart Hamilton at noon on January 1.
THE SCOOP | Singers Russell Braun and Michael Schade Appointed To The Order of Canada
The Governor General of Canada has announced 100 new recipients to the Order of Canada, including six working in the field of classical music.
THE SCOOP | Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra Announce New Executive Director
The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra have announced the appointment of Diana Weir as new Executive Director.
IN MEMORIAM | Classical Music Deaths Of 2016
In appreciation, a partial list of the classical music artists who have died in 2016.