‘Oh Joy…Oh Rapture!’ Gilbert and Sullivan Are Alive and Well

July 25, 2011, 12:33 am

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 [...]

Chamberfest 2011 Presents World’s Best Talent

July 21, 2011, 4:32 pm

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.

Adele and PJ Harvey Battle it out for Mercury Prize

July 20, 2011, 11:35 am

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 [...]

Music Briefs, July 19: Weird Al, Jimmy Page, Sonic Youth

July 19, 2011, 8:38 pm

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 [...]

Anticipating the Career of Pianist Yu-lien The

July 16, 2011, 7:20 pm

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..

Colin Mack’s Music Shines at National Gallery

July 15, 2011, 8:13 pm

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.

Humble Soul and Beautiful Bass Player

July 10, 2011, 5:51 pm

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, Jeff Bridges, Soundgarden, The Voice

July 7, 2011, 9:32 pm

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

Top-Notch Musicians Play Ottawa Jazz Festival

July 5, 2011, 1:41 am

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 [...]

CD Review: ‘Puccini: Tosca’

July 3, 2011, 11:13 pm

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 [...]

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