Music Reviews

Folk Fest Puts Kingsville On The Map

By Ian Shalapata (KINGSVILLE, ON) – The world came to Kingsville this past weekend as the 2nd annual Kingsville Folk Music Festival built on the…


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…



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…