More than 100 events and more than 1,000 artists: Canada Scene is a massive celebration of Canadian culture that will fill the National Arts Centre, and many other venues cross the city from June 15 until July 23. Canada Scene is so big there isn't
You certainly can’t call Alain Trudel and the Ottawa Symphony unambitious, picking Mahler’s sublime but enormous Symphony No. 2, the 'Resurrection', to close their 2016-17 season Monday night. And if they didn’t completely slay this 500-pound heavenly gorilla of a work, they did an impressive
There is something about Henry Purcell that appeals to Karina Gauvin.
"I have been attracted to Purcell since I was a little girl," said the soprano from Montreal who has made a reputation for herself singing the music of the Baroque era. "They didn't call him
Fans of Canadian film can get their fill this year thanks to an ambitious project showcasing 150 “essential moving-image works” to help celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.
The Toronto International Film Festival has partnered with Library and Archives Canada, The Cinematheque and the Cinematheque québécoise to present Canada
Ottawa's Lucas Haneman Express is paying tribute to the men and women who built the Blues during the past century in a Concert by the Canal at Southminster United Church on Bank Street. The show is Saturday April 8 at 7 p.m. More information can
Many classical artists have a musical signature: pieces they have played for so long, so often and with such consummate mastery that their name becomes forever associated with the work. What’s more rare is when a musician decides to retire those same compositions that made
They may sing tunefully and love their ma like crazy, but you wouldn’t want to mess with the Donnelly boys. They’re a potentially dangerous crew with a vigorous sense of survival, and in southern Ontario’s Biddulph Township circa the mid-19th century, that means one for