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Cue dramatic strings

It is my humble opinion (and therefore the complete and utter truth, obviously…*not being sarcastic at all*) that music makes everything better. This, naturally, applies to films, games etc. 445 more words

Music

Chant lyrique (2015)

Prise de vue à deux cadreurs et trois réflex numériques pour une chanteuse lyrique. Ces vidéos, dont j’ai aussi fait le montage, ont été prises pour sa participation à un concours, et pour enrichir son site web. 9 more words

Old Dogs

Sometimes life makes me feel like I’m an old dog trying to learn new tricks. Fancy new tricks. Tricks that I should have been training for since I was a baby. 432 more words

Personal Growth

The Greatest Operas, Part IV

This is the fourth in my series of post looking at my favourite operas from the 1600s to the present day (you can find previous instalments here). 2,413 more words

Opera

Music Review: 'From Me to You' by Shane Thomas - A True British Prodigy

There are some people in this world who are annoyingly talented and Shane Thomas fits this category to the hilt. And then some.

Officially the youngest person in history to be signed to a music publisher (EMI) at the age of 10, Shane Thomas has wowed newspapers, royalty and even bastions of musical prowess such as the Royal Academy of Music. 500 more words

Music Review

Not Beyond Our Ken...

I daresay it’ll take interested readers another day or two to make their way to the end of those videos of Fall of Berlin (1950) in search of all the music contributed by Shostakovich — so let me ‘tread water’ a little with a lightweight, single-issue posting that relates to another, much shorter Shostakovich-related clip I posted a few days ago. 1,368 more words

Musical 'finds'

Moving into February

It’s getting pretty busy in Toronto.  Here are a few upcoming things of interest that I haven’t already mentioned.

This year, the Faculty of Music’s annual student composer project is a co-production with Campbell House Museum, the 19th century home of Sir William Campbell, Chief Justice of Upper Canada.  249 more words

Toronto Opera News And Views