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.
I am a little girl and my name is Rose, Rose is my name… And which little girl am I am I the little girl named Rose which little girl named Rose. This is one of the many conundrums that plague Rose, the nine-year-old protagonist of Gertrude Stein’s The World is Round as she searches for […]
In speaking with Steffi DiDomenicantonio—aka Steffi D— it’s easy to see why Albert Schultz would snap her up. She’s winning in every way, exuding warmth and an unsparing enthusiasm for any topic up for discussion. Whether describing her current performance in Soulpepper’s NYC-themed concert theatre Manhattan: Midtown-42nd Street and Broadway, recounting her most memorable (and unusual) […]
Who among us hasn’t performed in front of the bathroom mirror with a hairbrush-microphone in hand? Or done an impromptu living room recital for a captive audience of sofa-bound siblings, stuffed animals and occasional house guests? Renée Huynh Barabash admits to it all. And she has transformed the unself-conscious spontaneity of childhood into a sold-out classical […]