SCRUTINY | A Rebel With a Cause – A Life by Oliver Sacks (Book Review)
Music has a forceful presence in Oliver Sack’s life, in good times and bad.
CD REVIEW | The Decca Sound: Mono Years 1944–1956
Decca releases humungous 52 CD box set of mono classics from 1944-1956.
OBITUARY | Canadian Tenor Jon Vickers Dies at 88
Tenors are often expected to either have great voices, or brains. Jon Vickers had both...
CD REVIEW | TSO Violist Teng Li Offers Deeply Engaging CD Debut
Teng Li –Principal Violist of the Toronto Symphony and member of Trio Arkel – has recorded a wonderful debut CD of titled "1939."
COFFEE BREAK | What it Feels Like to Play Glenn Gould's Piano
Have you ever wondered what it is like to play Glenn Gould's Piano? Jan Lisiecki gives it a spin.
THE CLASSICAL TRAVELER | Rogers and Hammerstein Celebration at the Stratford Festival
This year, the Stratford Festival presented new productions of both Carousel and The Sound of Music, and in so doing offered an extraordinary overview of a historic collaboration.
THE SCOOP | Toronto’s Three Major Theatres Set to Merge
City proposes a single management plan to retain public funding for the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, the Sony Centre, and the Toronto Centre for the Arts.
THE CLASSICAL TRAVELER | Handel Rarity Triumphs at Opera Theatre of St. Louis
MT on the road: Opera Theatre of St. Louis amazes once more in Handel’s Richard the Lionheart with a strong cast and versatile production.
SCRUTINY | Goodnight Means Goodbye at the National Arts Centre Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman says farewell to the National Arts Centre Orchestra after 16 years as Music Director.
CD REVIEW | Gryphon Trio Struggles to Catch Fire With New CD of Canadian Music
Gryphon Trio brings together four Canadian works in world premiere recordings in "Elements Eternal."