RECORD KEEPING | Christian Thielemann Bruckner Symphony No. 6
While Thielemann’s results may not be to everyone’s taste, he gets what he wants and what he wants is uncommonly good.
CRITIC'S PICKS | 11 Classical Music Shows You Should Absolutely See This Week
By Joseph So on April 17, 2017
Classical music and opera events happening in and around Toronto for the week of April 17 to 23.
SCRUTINY | Götz Friedrich's Underground Das Rheingold An Unnerving Experience
By Joseph So on April 16, 2017
Our man about town Joseph So reviews the last hurrah of the Götz Friedrich Ring Cycle with Das Rheingold and a cast that fully demonstrates the artistic depth of Deutsche Oper.
FEATURE | Why It Is So Important The COC Gets Louis Riel Right
The COC brings Louis Riel to light with an aim for reconciliation, and most importantly, input from Indigenous artists.
TRUTH AND MATTER | A Ponderous Review Of New Music In The City Of Lights
Columnist William Beauvais reflects on the two concerts of recently composed music in Paris, and why his summer will include lots of old-fashioned writing by hand.
Q&A | 26 Questions For Luca Buratto
Every so often MT poses 60 questions to a local or visiting artist in Toronto who has made our classical music community that much more interesting. They pick and choose. This week we have a special treat: 2015 Honens Prize Laureate Luca Buratto.
THE SCOOP | Montreal International Music Competition Awarded $350,000 From The City Of Montreal
The City of Montreal announced a significant funding boost to the Montreal International Music Competition to help expand their international profile and develop classical music talent.
SCRUTINY | TSO And Conductor Andrey Boreyko Engage In Struggle Of Style Versus Substances
With a mixed program of Liszt, Brahms, and Hatzis, the TSO's latest program had some unintentional side-effects.
LEBRECHT LISTENS | Soprano Aleksandra Kurzak Has Never Sounded Sweeter
Soprano Aleksandra Kurzak has never sounded sweeter or more comfortable in album of works by eminent Polish composer Karol Szymanowski.