On March 18 at The Opera House, you can see The Unlikely Story live– and judge for yourself whether their success story isn’t a bit more likely than their name would lead you to believe
Writing an introduction to this interview with Roberto Rosenman has required a feat of focus. Every time I resume my research, I unearth another fascinating fact. He’s a guitarist and a composer. A graphic designer, a visual artist and a writer. And a teacher. And with each identity comes a unique website. So…where to begin, […]
“It is a wonderful and maybe a dangerous thing”: Rachel Mercer on EMIC’s just-released CD, its launch concert & their upcoming performances
Kami Van Halst has integrity to spare. And, as will soon become obvious, she doesn’t lack for grit, either. When she recently applied for a vocal-instructor job, she forthrightly pointed out that a school looking for a classical or musical theatre teacher should not hire her. Which naturally invited a conversation about who should hire […]
To hear Brent Carver sing a dozen self-selected songs, ranging from musical-theatre tunes, the American Songbook, jazz standards and contemporary pop songs is a sublime prospect.
Acclaimed, award-winning cellist Rachel Mercer, also teaches chamber music at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto. Rachel spoke with SesayArts about playing in The Poem/the Song, to what she attributes her continued success and where we can expect to hear her next.
The status of the often-used but seldom-valued toothpick just went up. On Tuesday, June 25 Canada’s National Arts Centre received a one-of-a-kind gift: a model of the NAC Orchestra made entirely of toothpicks! The model was created by Go Sato and consists of an astonishing 12,500 toothpicks. It took him 3 years to make, including […]