Aimee Bessada helps UnCover Stevie Wonder and Prince

Should we take multi-instrumentalist and composer Aimee Bessada at her word? She claims that she does the least amount of public performance of the collective cast in the Musical Stage Company’s UnCovered concert series. Having seen her in last year’s Uncovered: Joni Mitchell & Carole King, this feels either like underselling or a testimony to […]

“I’ve loved the challenge of conquering new repertoire”: SesayArts in conversation with Dr Robin Williams

Robin Williams is preparing to rock it on Saturday night. As the music director of newchoir, Toronto’s first rock choir, he is deep into the final rehearsals for the organization’s annual concert at Koerner Hall. If rock and choir seem incongruous, then newchoir has shifted many a perception. An audition adult choir, newchoir has carved […]