Music Reviews

The City Came To Bluesfest

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – Windsor came to party and party they did. The Festival Plaza was chilling to the blues as 14 internationally…


Montreal’s La Nef Wows Toronto

By Robert K Stephen (TORONTO, ON) – Montreal’s La Nef played Toronto on March 27 and 28 and wowed its audiences with its Dowland in…


Telemania Heats up the Night

By Robert K Stephen (TORONTO, ON) – I was rather surprised to hear from Joëlle Morton, the heart and soul of Scaramella, during the concert…


Sam Roberts Colesseum Caesars Windsor

Sam Roberts Band Rocks The Colosseum

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – On Sunday, Windsor was gripped by a cold snap, but for Montreal’s Sam Roberts Band, it was just a…


St Josaphat Cathedral Toronto

Splendours Of The Emperor’s Chapel

By Robert K. Stephen (Toronto, Ontario) (TORONTO, ON) – Many of us love classical music. Unfortunately, for radio listeners, we are fed a steady diet…


Yuletide Revelry From The Renaissance

By Robert K. Stephen (TORONTO, ON) – Nothing has changed in 500 Years. The Toronto Consort is Canada’s leading ensemble specializing in the music of…


Lawes Unto Himself

By Robert K. Stephen (CSW) (TORONTO, ON) – There are countless classical music stations in Ontario. They play it safe with the big names, most…


Toronto Consort Confides In Paris

By Robert K Stephen (TORONTO, ON) – The Toronto Consort performs at the Trinity St-Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall. Let’s face it, it is a…


Joie De Vivre At Verdi Square

By Fotini Stephen (NEW YORK, NY) – I once thought that the opera concert was pretty much the top ticket of the free outdoor Verdi…


Seen And Heard At Bluesfest Windsor 2014

By Ian Shalapata (WINDSOR, ON) – With over 21,000 attendees through the doors over the weekend, the 20th edition of Bluesfest Windsor was a feather…