The Musical Stage Company‘s annual UnCovered concert series has an unsuspectedly far reach. True story: exactly one year ago, I found myself in a school principal’s office for a meeting to discuss planning for school improvement. “I’m sorry if I’m a bit tired,” the principal apologised as we began.” I was at a concert featuring […]
Our song picks aren’t necessarily for or about Halloween. They hint at the macabre to suit the Halloween spirit and are fun listening for all ages. Any surprise you?
Try this… type “cabaret” into your device, and see what you get. Thanks to predictive text, your cabaret will become a “cabinet.” Or perhaps a mellow “cabernet.” Sharron Matthews has been crowned Canada’s Cabaret Queen, and despite the runaway success of her cabaret Girl Crush this year, the continued absence of “cabaret” from e-lexicons is […]
Is there any instrument quite so expressive as the flute? In the hands of a master, it can sound as ephemeral as mist, as delicate as a breeze . . . or as buoyant as a wave. It can be melancholy or joyful. It can invoke love or longing. Fear or daring. Rage or calm. […]
Sought-after bassist Joseph Phillips joins piano quartet Ensemble Made in Canada for 5 at the First’s season finale concert this Saturday.
Skydiggers’ Andy Maize chats about Art of Time Ensemble’s final season concert ‘Doghouse Roses,’ themed on the words and songs of Steve Earle
Who better to guide us through all matters cello than Rachel Mercer? Here is our definitive and approachable guide to the cello, cello virtuosos, and Cello Extravaganza IV!
See The Unlikely Story live on March 24 at The Libertarian — and judge for yourself whether their success story isn’t a bit more likely than their name might suggest
Michael Fedyshyn, Principal Trumpet of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, discusses his musical tastes, collaborative ventures, and his upcoming 5 at the First concert, which he performs with his wife!
Cellist Andrés Tucci Clarke and pianist Renée Huynh Barabash bring to life the world of folk music in a duet concert, part of the Living Room Project season.