Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach: A Masterpiece Revisited

The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach: A Masterpiece Revisited

The second edition of André Pirro’s 1907 classic, L’Esthétique de Jean-Sébastien Bach – The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach – translated by Joe Armstrong...
Tcha Limberger Trio with Mozes Rosenberg

Tcha Limberger: From Bruges and Foix to the World

It is important to acknowledge the genius of Tcha Limberger in the context of his being a musical – perhaps, an all-around – polymath...
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Putumayo Presents: A World in Music

Putumayo World Music is a New York-based label that has few peers anywhere in the world of music. It single-handedly introduces listeners to music...

How To Fall In Love With Ayelet Rose Gottlieb (All Over Again)!

Listen to not one, but two of Ayelet Rose Gottlieb's recordings; one featuring her own compositions. There is a swirling wind of mysticism that fills...

Berta Rojas – The Enigma of Arrival

I rarely conduct interviews using email and don’t really like doing them over the telephone either. In my view, the talking and listening –...
Festival Nuits D'Afrique 2017 - 31st edition

With Love From Africa: 31st Festival International Nuits d’Afrique, 2017

“Aimez-moi comme un beau rêve, votre vie la nuit, mon espoir le jour, comme une pièce d’argent sur terre ne m’en sépare, et pour le grand voyage fidèle compagne; comme la...

Christmas Music 0 to 2013: A Word to the Wise

At one time, for a rather long period of time, most Christmas music consisted first of music that was liturgical. Although the earliest known Christmas music to become somewhat widely sung predates the 13th Century, when St. Francis of Assisi is credited with “inventing” the Christmas Carol...

Laura Pausini World Tour 2016

Touched Down In Brampton - Powerade Centre - July 26, 2016 Simili - Similares Through a series of connections made in far away places I came...
Lenka Lichtenberg: Masaryk

Lenka Lichtenberg: Masaryk

The tumultuous and traumatic history of both the Jewish Diaspora and the history of the Czech Republic have always come together in the profoundly...

Jamey Haddad Jazz Ensemble in Toronto

Under One Sun - Jamey Haddad Jazz Ensemble Master percussionist Jamey Haddad, who collaborates regularly with singer-songwriter Paul Simon, composer Elliot Goldenthal, and saxophonist Joe...

Snarky Puppy: Family Dinner Volume Two

This is an exceptional realisation of the roots of what Snarky Puppy is all about. Forget the connotations of the name. Forget the fact...
New Canadian Global Music Orchestra - Koerner Hall - Toronto - June 2, 2017 01

The New Canadian Global Music Orchestra Debut at Koerner Hall

The New Canadian Global Music Orchestra, recently created by The Royal Conservatory of Toronto and masterminded by its Executive Director, Performing Art, Mervon Mehta,...
All Rivers at Once by The Israeli-Iranian Musical Initiative

All Rivers at Once by The Israeli-Iranian Musical Initiative

The poem, All Rivers at Once written by Rumi, a 13th-century Persian poet, is the inspiration for the performance of the Israeli-Iranian Musical Initiative...

The Mighty Musicianship Of Leo Blanco

What makes the art of South America so alluring? It has existed, and more importantly, it has been developing in a steaming cauldron, cooking...
Barbara Hannigan - An Evening with the Empress of Song

Barbara Hannigan: An Evening with the Empress of Song

Two years ago I saw Barbara Hannigan perform György Ligeti’s Mystères du Macabre dressed in a schoolgirl’s kilt, chewing bubblegum. The orchestra was Sinfónica...
Dagar Dynasty: The Mysticism of Dagar “Vani” Dhrupad

Dagar Dynasty: The Mysticism of Dagar “Vani” Dhrupad

Through the millennia prophets, mystics, poets, painters and musicians have heard a voice in the silence of the heart, which is, of course the...

The Enduring Magic of Guinga

To speak of Guinga without a litany of praise would be almost sacrilegious and blasphemous. The musician and composer from Rio may be counted...
Eve A. Ma: When Afro-Peruvian Rhythms Beckon

Eve A Ma: Afro-Peruvian Rhythms Beckon

If you are an ethnomusicologist on a quest to study a particular style of music you deep-dive. But every deep-dive demands that you must...
Anat Cohen & Trio Brasileiro by Clara_Angeleas

Anat Cohen: Música da Paz e Alegria

Anat Cohen Presents Two New Albums: "Rosa Dos Ventos" and "Outra Coisa" (The Music of Moacir Santos) Montanha, Cristiano Alves, Nailor Proveta, Buosi and Burgani;...

L’Afrique avant tout: Se souvenir du 31ème Festival International Nuits d’Afrique

Memories are apparently rampant especially in Montréal, Quebec. After all every licence plate on a motorcar contains a registration number and the words “Québec…...

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