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Stage Review - Yet Another Evening with Rick Wakeman

In a short set, before the interval and I think deviating from the original plan intended, we had the pleasure to be entertained by Wakeman’s second son, Adam. 567 more words

Debra Hall Reviewer

Tcherniakov's Don Giovanni

Last night Dmitri Tcherniakov’s much anticipated production of Don Giovanni opened at the Four Seasons Centre.  The production is basically a known quantity.  This is its fourth run overall and it was recorded for TV and… 1,674 more words


Mozart Proposes Marriage at Age Seven/Becomes Proficient in Speaking Foreign Languages!

Until he was three, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an ordinary baby.

Then he began climbing up on the bench and imitating the clavier playing of his talented older sister Maria Anna.  166 more words

About Me


BEAUTY colors your eyes with pleasure. It is the kind of feeling I get when I see a rainbow. And I’ve seen rainbows only three times in my 11 years, which is the other thing about beauty: it is rare. 522 more words

Student Essays

Mozart fragments

Last night, at Roy Thomson Hall, the TSO presented a two part Mozart program.  The first half consisted of pieces from two abandoned opera projects; the buffa… 305 more words


Salzburg- A City of Musical Wonders

As a musician, I am fortunate enough to travel around the country and around the world to play for concerts and festivals. This summer, I was able to travel with a youth orchestra to Austria and Germany for its first world tour. 738 more words


The rise and fall of religious music

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I was raised Catholic but stopped going to church as a teenager, as soon as my parents would (reluctantly) allow it. I never found the Mass particularly interesting, inspiring, special, momentous, or mysterious – except in the sense that it was a complete mystery to me why these equally bored and unhappy-looking people continued to go to it week after week. 918 more words