There is a family cottage on Barnes Lake just east of the small town of Ladysmith, Quebec. It's a special spot for Josh Finlayson.
The co-founder of the Canadian band Skydiggers has "written a lot of songs up there. It has been a good place for
The magic of Ottawa's music scene can often be found in the mixing and matching that goes on. Look at the lineup of a band on a given night and you might recognize folks from other ensembles you have seen in action.
The synergies of these
Masters of consistency, The Tallis Scholars’ promise of sublime choral singing never fails to sell out. Monday night’s Chamberfest concert, the choir’s third Ottawa appearance in four years, was no exception, with around 1,000 people filling the Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre.
For this current tour, founding director
Music in the holidays for some might seem a bit predictable if not an outright cliché, but that doesn't faze Meredith Lustig.
For the American singer making her Canadian debut this week at the National Arts Centre for three nights of holiday music, "holidays are about
It started with the album cover, those neon pink and green letters, down and over, spelling out London Calling. And the photograph — THAT photograph — of Paul Simonon smashing his Fender bass into the stage. It is, says Ottawa musician John Carroll, “maybe the
In 1956, five Christian missionaries and their families travelled to Ecuador intending to convert a rain-forest people who had not had contact with the outside world.
The Waorani were known to defend their privacy but the missionaries persisted with their plan called Operation Auca and they
A couple of years ago the Ottawa impresario Roland Graham asked John Kofi Dapaah to put together a Christmas show that would be "a bit unique."
Dapaah is a classical and jazz pianist, who tried — and succeeded — in combining the two worlds to create
It's an early Wednesday evening and despite the dark, misty, skies outside, inside the Rideau Community Hub there is a lot of bright light and a definite hum of activity. Young people, from tykes to teens are dashing about all of them carrying a case
Tim Scott Whiteley was fond of The Tallis Scholars before he ever became one.
"I was a big fan in my late teens and at university, but I never thought for a second I would end up singing with the group."
It was a natural result though.
Angela Hewitt just keeps on racking up the honours.
This time the Ottawa native will receive the 2020 Wigmore Medal next June just after concluding her four-season survey of J.S. Bach’s complete keyboard works on June 2. The medal will be awarded in recognition of Hewitt's