The Toronto Symphony are celebrating a 40 year relationship with Sir Andrew Davis, their one-time music director (from 1975-1988) and currently their Conductor Laureate, with a series of concerts over the next couple of weeks. 587 more words
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One per season: This is the standard Bruckner Symphony portion, which the OSM satisfied on Saturday night by inviting the Toronto Symphony Orchestra to perform the Seventh in the Maison symphonique. 311 more words
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Yesterday I toured the back alleys and dark crevices inside Roy Thomson Hall. I learned a little bit about bowing techniques and seat placement but I have to say I mostly learned that the union and general orchestra politics is exactly the same as how it is portrayed on Mozart in the Jungle. 21 more words
Valentina Lisitsa has certainly won the public relations war that followed revelations of her ugly tweets about the conflict in Ukraine.
Editorial boards (including this one) have been firmly onside. 831 more words
Re: #sticktothemusic, editorial, April 9.
Valentina Lisitsa has been dropped, according to Toronto Symphony Orchestra for her hate-speech tweets, not her political views. In her vile hate tweets she has suggested that Russia should eliminate Ukrainians using “folk medicine” that it has used in the past, insinuating the Holodomor, genocide by starvation, perpetrated by Stalin in the 1930s. 2,483 more words