Concerts in Toronto - No. 1, October 16, 2015.

Art of Time opened with two concerts – October 16th repeated on 17th, masterfully played and for the most part refreshingly new, at least to my ears and eyes and all based on the  concert theme,TZIGANE. 753 more words

Commentaries & Critiques

Art of Time Ensemble

In early 2015, a spate of high quality concerts rarely seen in Toronto, began with the Art of Time Ensemble. On the stage of Harbourfront Centre Theatre, they presented music by Lou Reed, interpreted by some of Canada’s finest arrangers, instrumentalists and singers. 676 more words

Commentaries & Critiques

Bringing Brahms to the stage: Intermezzi opens Ontario Scene

Johannes Brahms wrote 18 short pieces for the piano near the end of his life. The pieces are his intermezzi, although they are not classic intermezzi as they stand alone and do not connect two other pieces of music. 737 more words

Local Arts

Toronto's Art of Time ensemble revisits Russia

Andrew Burashko is bringing back the act that launched his acclaimed ensemble Art of Time more than a decade ago. Piano, clarinet, a string section and film will be blended to tribute four Russian composers spanning the 19th century to the 1970s. 858 more words


Theatre Review: I Send You This Cadmium Red, at Berkeley Street Theatre

The Art of Time ensemble likes to merge all kinds of performing disciplines, sometimes throwing in some non-performing ones as well. Canadian Stage is giving its Berkeley Street platform to the ensemble’s latest project… 840 more words


The art of surprise

With April Fool’s Day just around the corner, it’s as good a time as any to remember that we all need a startling jolt every now and then. 565 more words