The world premiere of Walter Boudreau’s Concerto de l’asile, written for pianist Alain Lefèvre, took place in 2013 with the Montreal Symphony. Reviews of the evening describe how the hapless French guest conductor botched the opening so badly he had to bring the performance to
For 60 years, the Canada Council for the Arts has helped culture in this country flourish, but, says the director and CEO, this is no time to rest on past successes.
It's mission now, says Simon Brault, is to bring forward new voices and new ideas.
By Isaac Würmann
A new artist residency in Ottawa is encouraging artists to explore the intersection between art and technology.
The residency is run by MadeMill, the makerspace and advanced digital media lab at Bayview Yards, just west of LeBreton Flats. The technology and innovation hub opened
Ottawa writer Joanne Proulx has two novels published and both seem destined for North American screens, big and small.
Toronto-based Artemis Pictures has picked up an option on Proulx's latest novel We All Love the Beautiful Girls which was published last year, with an eye on
It could certainly be said that Bernhard Gueller has an adventurous spirit. It's probably a necessary attribute for anyone who makes a living conducting symphony orchestras, but one the German-born maestro's resume certainly shows.
He's travelled the world to lead orchestras after leaving his playing career
By Matt Yuyitung
The Three Sisters Theatre Company is thinking about the global gender imbalance in theatre and acting locally at The Gladstone theatre to change that with their production of the romantic comedy The Clean House.
The show is being described as the perfect fit for
By Meaghan Richens
The intersection of art-making and artificial intelligence is a growing topic of interest, especially for the Ottawa-based media arts group Artengine.
It's why they are holding a symposium Sunday at Arts Court from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. that will examine, debate and
Shashank Subramanyam is considered the leading exponent of classical Indian flute music. He is joining the Montreal-based ensemble Constantinople for a concert Sunday in the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat on Sussex Drive. Before the performance he talked with ARTSFILE.
Q. What pieces you will be presenting on
John Kofi Dapaah's journey in music begins in Ghana where he was born.
There have been other stops along the way. At age six, he moved to Muroran, a port city south of Sapporo on Japan's Hokkaido island, with his family. His father was studying