You do not have to spend much time in the Ottawa classical musical arena to know that the city produces and attracts a wealth of talented young artists and composers. A few years ago I was lucky enough to appear on stage with Rebecca Gray, an Ottawa local, who is both a very accomplished composer […]
On Saturday, November 26, iconic American composer Philip Glass will be awarded The Eleventh Glenn Gould Prize at an exclusive concert in his honour, presented by The Glenn Gould Foundation and the NAC Orchestra. The Genius of Philip Glass features the NAC Orchestra led by guest conductor Dennis Russell Davies performing a concert of music spanning […]
Local pianist and concert organizer Roland Graham has launched an Indiegogo campaign to restore the historic grand piano serving the music program at Southminster United Church. Built in 1905, the 9 foot Heintzman concert grand piano once resided at Massey Hall in Toronto where it served as the performance, and later practice instrument, for some […]
Great Canadian pianist Angela Hewitt is one of many performers featured in the NAC Orchestra’s 2016-17 season. Alexander Shelley has curated a season featuring two of his personal favourites – Beethoven and Schumann. You can find out more on the NAC’s website.