For the Ottawa-based hip hop artist Cody Coyote his music is his message. And it's quite a story.
"I was born and raised in Ottawa. I grew up in the east end in Pineview and then we moved to Orleans. That's where I started to face
The ninth edition of Music and Beyond began Wednesday night with an evening of contrasts and contradictions — not all of them harmonious.
The two acts in the opening ”gala” couldn’t have been more different. In the first half, Daniel Taylor’s Theatre of Early Music performed
Ottawa-based harpist Caroline Leonardelli is launching a new CD called Un Sospiro (A Sigh), a compilation of Italian arts songs, with her friend and colleague Ottawa mezzo-soprano Julie Nesrallah on July 7 and 8 as part of the Music and Beyond Festival. Before the launch,
The annual battle of Ottawa’s summer classical music festivals is about to begin, but in the arena of gender equality, there's really no winner. Chamberfest is presenting nearly 80 concerts from July 26 to August 9 for its 25th anniversary season. But on the long list
Count on Julian Armour to come up with an intriguing lineup for his annual Music and Beyond festival. Among the 75 shows on offer there are some that we feel should be seen and heard, many featuring local talent. For tickets and information on times
At first glance, Ruth Steinberg's large photographs resemble the kind of idealized vision of beauty preferred by the Pre-Raphaelite artists of the late 19th century.
But Dante Gabriel Rossetti and John William Waterbourne didn't make pictures like Ruth Steinberg. Her 10 large photographs on view in
Mike Essoudry is a man of many bands.
The Ottawa area percussionist is involved in seven active ensembles of all shapes and sizes. And he has been involved in many more defunct ones over his career. It is the life of an in-demand percussionist.
All these other
Pablo Ziegler is a Grammy-winning composer, pianist and arranger. These days he is based in New York City but his roots run deeply in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His name will forever be associated with Astor Piazzolla and the form of music known as Tango Nuevo.
In the opera world, the story of Dido, the Queen of ancient Carthage, and Aeneas, the Trojan exile who, according to Virgil, would go on to found Rome, is a true Baroque classic. With music by Henry Purcell, it is also one of the very
In the past few weeks, septuagenarians have provided some of the best music I've seen anywhere.
First it was 76 year old Paul Simon wowing the Bell Centre in Montreal with a compendium of songs from his fabulous career. And on a steamy Saturday at the