CLASSICAL 101 | The Surprising Origins of the Door Knocking Song
Ever wonder where the door knocking song comes from? We have the answer.
UPDATE | The Valentina Lisitsa Rumour Mill Sees No End In Sight (exclusive)
We’ve been hearing from a number of sources that Valentina Lisitsa’s upcoming May 8-9 performances in Oakville have been cancelled due to low ticket-sales...
THE SCOOP | Toronto Mendelssohn Choir Names New Associate Conductor
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir names Jennifer Min-Young Lee, as incoming associate conductor for Fall 2015.
CRITIC’S PICKS | Ten Musical Outings You Absolutely Must Do This Week
Musical Toronto’s weekly Critic’s Picks are a fully curated list of some of the best concerts happening now through the end of the week.
Fits & Bursts | 12 Coolest Concert Halls in the World
Be they Arthur Erickson's Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, or The Copenhagen Concert Hall in Denmark, concerts halls are dream spaces whose designs tell us just as much about ourselves as we tell about them.
SCRUTINY | Yannick Nézet-Séguin Brings His Signature Dazzle to Toronto
Superstar conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin brings Montreal's Orchestre Métropolitain to Koerner Hall with Stéphane Tétreault with for their Toronto debut.
How Little You Are: Nico Muhly Gets Inspired by The Lone Star (Review)
Nico Muhly premieres How Little You Are, a new work evoking the vastness of the West for choir and 12 guitars.
SCRUTINY | Aisslinn Nosky and Tafelmusik Present a Cheeky "Baroque Misbehaving"
Perhaps there’s no such thing as an entirely typical Tafelmusik concert – but Thursday night’s program at Trinity-St. Paul’s Church, titled “Baroque Misbehaving,” was especially unusual, for a couple of reasons...
THE SCOOP | K-W Symphony Dare Computer Programmers to "Hack the Orchestra"
The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony organizes “Hack the Orchestra” - the first hackathon in the world that gives hackers a full symphony orchestra and concert hall experience to work with.
SCRUTINY | TSO Explores the Armenian Experience With Ararat
Toronto Symphony Orchestra explore the music of Armenia with soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian, violinist Sergey Khachatryan and composer Mychael Danna.
UPDATE | Valentina Lisitsa Finally Confirms New Toronto Area Venue (exclusive)
Ukrainian-American pianist Valentina Lisitsa confirms Toronto area venue after being turned away by Toronto Symphony Orchestra over offensive political Tweets.
THE SCOOP | Toronto’s Award Winning Integral House Up For Sale
Do you have an extra 28 million dollars burning a whole in your pocket? Then the award-winning “Integral House”, which includes its own private concert area, could be yours.