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Prompt #100 - Through The Skies

Listen to this, and write something!

Also, look! The 100th prompt! In (about) 100 days, I’ve gained over 30 followers, which is pretty impressive in my opinion. 16 more words

Creative Writing

SSO to be first Canadian orchestra to host citizenship ceremony on stage

The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra will host a citizenship ceremony on stage before its final concert this season, making it the first Canadian orchestra to do so. 63 more words

Local News

Poulenc Couldn’t Believe What Ravel Said about Saint-Saëns

On Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection, Saturday 5–6 pm on WRTI-FM… One hundred years ago, 18-year-old Francis Poulenc was looking for a composition teacher, and being recommended by the pianist Ricardo Viñes to Maurice Ravel, went to meet him, scores in hand. 522 more words


Pianoman turns up the volume on silent films

Rick Friend’s mission is to bring back the art form of live music for silent movies.

The L.A.-based New Jersey native rented Buster Keaton’s The General back in high school and started improvising piano music for it. 608 more words

Local Arts

An Avant-garde Symphony

The most quirky, off- beat soundtrack in film history. Jerry Goldsmith achieved everything with this score. It even has a simian personality, with all those high pitched animal-like sounds. 76 more words

Granny Smith's Juke Box

WSO to perform at St. Andrew's in Chatham

The Windsor Symphony Orchestra will perform the fourth and final concert in Chatham at St. Andrew’s United Church on Friday.

WSO music director Robert Franz will be at the podium to conduct this concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m. 150 more words