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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Lang Lang: New York Rhapsody (Sony Classical)

By Norman Lebrecht on September 23, 2016

How New York is this album? About one star’s worth, says Norman Lebrecht.
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SCRUTINY | Tafelmusik Starts Quietly But Finishes Big With Handel's Water Music

By Joseph So on September 23, 2016

Backed by guest director Elisa Citterio, Tafelmusik opens the 2016/17 season with Handel's Water Music.
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SCRUTINY | Renée Fleming Soars, Roy Thomson Hall Flops

By Michael Vincent on September 22, 2016

Kudos to the TSO for nabbing superstar soprano Renée Fleming for the 2016/17 season opener, but Roy Thomson Hall's acoustics nearly ruined the whole thing.
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RECORD KEEPING | Did Mariss Jansons Make The Right Choice? Munich And Amsterdam Go Head-To-Head

By Paul E. Robinson on September 19, 2016

Did Mariss Jansons make the right decision in opting for Munich over Amsterdam? On the evidence of these two new recordings, there is no clear-cut answer.
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CRITIC'S PICKS | Seven Shows You Should Absolutely See This Week

By Joseph So on September 19, 2016

Critic’s Picks for classical music and opera events in Toronto for the Week of September 19 to 25.
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SCRUTINY | Feldman Festival Day Two Examines Composer's Enduring Influence

By Joshua Denenberg on September 18, 2016

Day two of Thin Edge’s Feldman Festival closes with a 2-2 split of Feldman and non-Feldman.
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THE SCOOP | Has Against The Grain Theatre's Time Finally Come?

By Michael Vincent on September 17, 2016

AtG has long been Toronto's little secret, and this just might be the push that they need to let the cat out of the bag.
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SCRUTINY | Thin Edge Makes The Finite Infinite At Feldman Festival

By Joshua Denenberg on September 16, 2016

There was only one piece of music on the first night of Thin Edge’s Feldman Festival. There didn’t need to be any others.
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LEBRECHT LISTENS | Prokofiev: Violin Concertos (Bis)

By Norman Lebrecht on September 16, 2016

★★★★ (out of five) "Gluzman plays dangerously close to the edge of possibility," says Norman Lebrecht.
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THE SCOOP | Barry Shiffman Appointed Artistic Director Of Rockport Music

By Michael Vincent on September 15, 2016

Rockport Music has announced musician, educator and administrator Barry Shiffman as the new Artistic Director Designate, effective September 2017.
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FEATURE | Back To School For Elite Musicians

By Robin Roger on September 13, 2016

“You’re young and fearless, but you need to be aware that physical and mental stress is part of what we do," says James Anagnoson, Dean of the Glenn Gould School.
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WELCOME | Off Centre Music Salon Has Joined The Growing Musical Toronto Community

By Musical Toronto on September 13, 2016

Now in its 22nd Anniversary Season, Off Centre Music Salon began as an attempt to find the magical, inclusive atmosphere of the Viennese and Parisian Salons of the 19th-Century.
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