They’ve been dead over a hundred years, yet Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan’s music and Sir William Schwenck Gilbert’s witty lyrics live on. Their characters radiate brilliantly [...]
Every year, the Ottawa Chamber Music Society brings the world’s best musicians to the Dominion-Chalmers United Church stage and other venues in Ottawa.
The Mercury prize, traditionally the preserve of up-and-coming artists, has revealed its 2011 shortlist for album of the year. Among the favourites are chart-topping Adele’s [...]
Weird Al Yankovic hits the road to bring his humor, spoken word, and parodies of today’s hottest songs.
Jimmy Page, the iconic guitar player from Led Zeppelin has launched a [...]
Eric Shumsky writes about a gifted young pianist called Yu-lien The, who he believes can perform at the highest level in any concert hall..
The second annual Music & Beyond festival picked a winner by featuring the music of Colin Mack for the July 11th noon concert at the National Gallery of Canada.
Jack Koncel could sit in any of the country’s great symphonies. I imagine the man brings his standard of excellence to everything he puts his mind to. Did I mention that he is [...]
In Tune: Annie Lennox Has a Very Good Week, Jeff Bridges Releases Self-Titled Album, The Voice Returns Intact, Soundgarden Kicks off Reunion Tour in Canada
Canada Day saw masses of people at Confederation Park in downtown Ottawa. Two boys were swimming in the fountain while three others gathered the pennies people had thrown in [...]
Renata Tebaldi made her triumphant Covent Garden debut in June 1955 and her performance of the title role of Puccini’s “Tosca” was broadcast on BBC. It is now available in [...]