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46. Peter Oundjian, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, 2011

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Yep. This is good. “Mars” is slow and steady, and I like it that way. (I also like “Mars” fast and ominous, medium and threatening, glacial and monumental etc. 204 more words

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Editor's Interlude

Beethoven is recovering from having seen a photo of himself posted on Twitter, apparently he thinks he went to the symphony last night without pants on… … 581 more words

Beethoven's Second

I am reading here that I never learned to dance. Bah!  Harold C. Schonberg says I was too uncoordinated and this is entirely….almost entirely….not true.  I learned to waltz.   372 more words

Tafelmusik’s Beethoven: the romance continues

Let’s begin by saying I’m not your typical Tafelmusik fan.  Yes I love their work with Opera Atelier under David Fallis & at Messiah time with Ivars Taurins (aka Herr Handel), but I am often frustrated by them.  958 more words

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Concert Review: Mozart merely meh in Toronto Symphony Orchestra's annual festival

The people at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra have reasoned for years that Mozart is what we need in bitter mid-January. The first two instalments of the annual festival in Roy Thomson Hall supported the supposition without making the best case for it. 481 more words

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Concert Review: Mozart merely meh in Toronto Symphony Orchestra's annual festival

The people at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra have reasoned for years that Mozart is what we need in bitter mid-January. The first two instalments of the annual festival in Roy Thomson Hall supported the supposition without making the best case for it. 481 more words

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The Beginnings of Mozart January - January 15th, 2015

This month is just 100% Mozart. I’ve got three TSO Mozart concerts to attend and one COC opera (Don Giovanni). I even started off the month by watching Amadeus. 285 more words

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