I’m all sentimental about bus trips after spending much of the past few days riding around Florida with the Toronto Symphony. Here’s a list of movies that show us different aspects of life on the road, presented in reverse order a la David Letterman. 467 more words
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The Toronto Symphony’s new year begins on tour in Florida.
It’s tough enough when a hundred well-rehearsed players take the stage at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, where we all presumably eat & sleep; quite another to undertake playing Beethoven or Chopin or Tchaikovsky, having lugged all those instruments & people & music-scores & a miscellany of equipment to a variety of concert halls in another country. 2,698 more words
World-renowned concert pianist Valentina Lisitsa, born in Kiev, has been barred from performing in Toronto due to her pro-Novorossiya opinions. Lisitsa is not simply famous, she is considered among the greatest pianists in the world. 1,269 more words
How exciting that three things that I love, Social Media, Technology and Music were brought together to make a wonderful Symphony – a Toronto Symphony. 518 more words