Wallis Giunta has sung more than a few Messiahs but never quite like the one she'll perform with the Ottawa Choral Society on Nov. 30.
The mezzo won't be telling the good news to the people of Zion in this show. She'll be singing about a
Adam Shoalts knows that toenails do grow back over time. His were badly damaged while walking through the freezing water of the Coppermine River, pulling his canoe against the rapidly moving current.
"The rocks got me," he told ARTSFILE, "all the little jagged rocks under the
Avner Dorman was at work at Gettysburg College a few years ago when he was contacted about a commission.
"They wanted me to write a concerto for Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth his 70th birthday." The winner of the 2018 Azrieli Prize for Jewish music said,
'Tis the season for holiday-themed choral concerts, and the Cantata Singers of Ottawa were one of the first out of the gate Saturday night with an all-Benjamin Britten program at Christ Church Cathedral.
Britten wrote his Saint Nicolas Cantata specifically for amateur choir and orchestra; only
George Zukerman has been an active participant in Canada's classical music scene since 1953.
"The wonderful thing about arriving in Canada, in Vancouver then," he said, "whatever you touched was being done for the first time. It was really quite amazing. As long as you did it
With music, God has left people with the memory of paradise lost.
—Hildegard von Bingen.
There is nothing quite like the launch of a new CD. Ottawa's Yolanda Bruno (violin) and Isabelle David (piano) will do just that on Monday Nov. 25 at uOttawa. Before that they answered
Serhiy Salov is from the city of Donetsk in Eastern Ukraine. As a young child, he says he was seized with a passion for music.
"I've dabbled with the piano for as long as I can remember," he said.
"My first school lesson was at age seven.
The 2019 winners of the Siminovitch Prize for Theatre are Maiko Yamamoto and James Long, the artistic directors of Vancouver’s Theatre Replacement.
This is the first time the $100,000 prize has gone to a team. Yamamoto and Long will share $75,000. The rest will go
Every few year eight of Canada's best classical musicians gather to work together forming what is surely a super group of sorts called the Octagon Ensemble.
The names involved have great careers. They have won top prizes at major events such as the Queen Elisabeth, Geneva
The 2020 TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest weekend is making a move that many in Ottawa's cultural community to the renovated Arts Court complex on Daly Avenue that features the newly updated SAW Gallery and the Ottawa Art Gallery. And they're bringing a lot of