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Beauty of Earth: Kevin MacLeod's Americana

The following video uses footage of the Earth from space by NASA and footage of animals in nature to depict Earth’s beauty, set to the song Americana by Kevin MacLeod. 44 more words


Newly named conductor Alexander Prior charms ESO audience

There may have been two guest stars at Saturday night’s Edmonton Symphony Orchestra concert, but all eyes were definitely glued on one for most of the evening. 599 more words


He’s 19. His violin? Pushing 300

Ottawa violinist Kerson Leong will take to the stage at Dominion-Chalmers Church Friday with a precious piece of history in his hands: A gleaming, warm-toned instrument crafted in Italy nearly 300 years ago. 703 more words


NACO director Alexander Shelley on a season of Schumann

Alexander Shelley’s second season is an homage of sorts to his favourite school of music … The German school.

The opening concert features Joshua Bell playing Brahms’ violin concerto. 813 more words

Local Arts

Free outdoor concert on mountain to mark Montreal's 375th

Three of the city’s largest orchestras will join forces to offer Montrealers a free concert on Mount Royal next year as part of celebrations to mark Montreal’s 375th anniversary. 51 more words

Local News

Max Richter — Composed and Recomposed

   Max Richter is described as a post-minimalist. That could mean anything, but what’s true is that he did arrive and begin to create after minimalists like Steve Reich and Terry Riley and Phillip Glass. 389 more words