In May, the National Arts Centre is hosting the Ontario Scene Festival, the seventh in a series of biennial festivals celebrating the vibrant culture of various Canadian provinces or regions. As with a number of this Scene’s predecessors, orchestras and classical music are prominently featured. Orchestral highlights this year include: A performance on May 3 Read more about Orchestral Events at the National Arts Centre’s Ontario Scene Festival[…]
Last week, the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony held its Annual General Meeting, and it was an upbeat affair, with enviable reports on artistic innovation and growth (including collaborations with Basia Bulat, the Institute for Quantum Computing, and composer Nicole Lizée, who wrote a Rush-inspired work for power trio and orchestra), a critically-acclaimed recording entitled “From Here On Read more about Annual General Meetings Here and There[…]
The Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra and music director James Sommerville have announced the HPO’s nine-concert 12/13 season. The repertoire and artists are wide-ranging – from internationally-acclaimed soprano Adrianne Pieczonka to jazz artist Panton, Basia Bulat, and Wicked Broadway vocalists Alli Mauzey and Nicole Parker. For more information, please visit hpo.org.