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Toronto Symphony Orchestra Teams Up With the Toronto Public Library

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Teams Up With the Toronto Public Library

From March 17 to April 7, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra is helping the Toronto Public Library celebrate the its Keep Toronto Reading Festival. This year, the spotlight is on the library’s One Book community reading recommendation, The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway. The themes of this bestselling novel – human resilience, artistic expression in […]

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I Musici de Montreal Demonstrates Leadership

I Musici de Montreal Demonstrates Leadership

I Musici de Montreal and its music director, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, have partnered with the Maison des Leaders and its founder, Rémi Tremblay to present a day-long professional development workship on leadership, at the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur in Montreal. The event takes place Tuesday, May 20, and, as the event description says, “Together, you will […]

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New Seasons

New Seasons

We can barely keep up with the flood of exciting new seasons recently announced by Canadian orchestras. But we’ll do our best! This week, we spotlight six recent season announcements. Vancouver Symphony Orchestra The VSO (led by Music Director Bramwell Tovey) launched its 2014-15 season two weeks ago, and it’s typically action-packed. The New Music, […]

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Job Board

Job Board

AUDITIONS Windsor Symphony Orchestra Principal Horn / Cor Solo Section Violin (2 positions) / Violon de section (2 positions) Application deadline/Date limite : April 29 avril 2014   ADMINISTRATIVE / ADMINISTRATIFS Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Director, Corporate Programs Application deadline/Date limite : April 2 avril 2014   COMPOSERS / COMPOSITEURS Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Composer-In-Residence Application deadline/Date limite : April 25 avril […]

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Tafelmusik Heads to Carnegie Hall

Tafelmusik Heads to Carnegie Hall

On March 17, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra makes its third appearance at New York’s Carnegie Hall, in a program of music by Bach and Handel, as well as repertoire by the French composers Michel Richard Delalande and Marin Marais. It’s the start of a particularly prestigious period of touring for the orchestra, which includes a return […]

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Engaging Experiments in Hamilton

Engaging Experiments in Hamilton

The Hamilton Philharmonic continues to experiment with ways of making its presence felt well beyond the confines of Hamilton Place – and this Thursday, March 13, the HPO Brass Quintet joins Hamilton beatboxer Hachey the MouthPEACE in a happy hour event at a local watering hole! The ticketed event follows on a successful collaboration at […]

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Something for Everyone at the Calgary Philharmonic’s Cork and Canvas Fundraising Festival!

Something for Everyone at the Calgary Philharmonic’s Cork and Canvas Fundraising Festival!

From March 4 to April 5, the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra presents six distinctive events as part of its annual Cork and Canvas fundraiser. The events (which take place in a range of venues, with different price points, and at assorted times of day) include a vintage wine tasting, a craft beer night, a French luncheon, […]

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New Recordings

New Recordings

This week, we’re happy to recognize the release of a new recording by the Orchestre symphonique de Montreal (led by Music Director Kent Nagano) on the Analekta label. It’s entitled Départ – Utopie, and it includes performances of Beethoven’s first and seventh symphonies. The recording is the fourth in the OSM’s cycle of Beethoven symphony […]

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New Seasons

New Seasons

We’ve had a couple of major season launches in the last week or so—and we’ll be summarizing these in next week’s issue. Apologies for the delay!

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Our new favourite topic:  Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

Our new favourite topic: Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

Since the final regulations under Canada’s new Anti-Spam Legislation came out in December, many law firms and other groups have developed training materials and delivered webinars designed for both corporate and charitable users. Make no mistake about it: the law applies to registered charities, and as far as we can tell at this point, only […]

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