FEATURE | Against the Grain Takes Mozart to a Whole New Level
Against The Grain Theatre demolishes the fourth wall with new reality TV show opera, A Little Too Cozy.
THE CLASSICAL TRAVELER | Classical Country Meetings in the Backwoods
Le Quatuor d'I Musici (Julie Triquet and Madeleine Messier violins, Anne Beaudry viola and Tim Halliday cello open the third edition of the Concerts et rencontres champêtres à Abercorn.
SCRUTINY | NYO Canada Cross the Bridge Between Music and Education
It started not with noisy tuning on stage but a hearty round of applause as upwards of 100 young Canadians emerged from the wings of Koerner Hall.
CD REVIEW | James Ehnes: Voluptuous Tone, Never Overdone
Franck: Violin Sonata in A major. Richard Strauss: Violin Sonata in E flat major Op. 18. Allegretto in E flat major AV149. Wiegenlied. Waldseligkeit. Morgen! James Ehnes, violin. Andrew Armstrong, piano.
SCRUTINY | Garrick Ohlsson: The Vision of a New Spiritual World
Toronto Summer Music Festival: Garrick Ohlsson (piano) at Koerner Hall, Thursday.
QUIZ | Name That Anthem: Pan AM Games Style
Do you know your Argentinian from your Venezuelan anthems? Take our 2015 Pan AM Games Anthem Quiz!
SCRUTINY | YOA Orchestra of the Americas Capture The Moment
Toronto Summer Music Festival: YOA Orchestra of the Americas with Carlos Miguel Prieto (conductor) Ingrid Fliter (piano) and Orchestre de la Francophonie, Tuesday, Koerner Hall.
CD REVIEW | Britten and Barber Piano Concertos; Nocturnes
Benjamin Britten’s Piano Concerto, composed in 1938 when he was only 25, has never been regarded as one of his best works, but based on this fine new recording, it may be time for a reassessment.
COFFEE BREAK | How Does a Room Impact Sound?
One piece, sung in 15 different rooms - all to show you what a difference acoustics make.