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Summer Classical Music Playlist

7 Must Haves for a Summer Classical Music Playlist

May 18, 2017

It might not quite be summer yet, but we’re welcoming the warmer weather and breezy nights with a summer classical music playlist that celebrates the season in the most melodic of ways.. “Summer” by Vivaldi Summer wouldn’t be the same Antonio Vivaldi’s “Summer” concerto from “The Four Seasons” violin concerti. The narrative piece is quintessential … Continue reading 7 Must Haves for a Summer Classical Music Playlist »

most expensive musical instrument in the world

Five of the Most Expensive Musical Instruments in the World

May 12, 2017

The beauty of sound, precision of craftsmanship, and even the hands that played them, these five instruments are some of the world’s most expensive musical treasures. Eric Clapton’s Blackie Stratocaster Guitar by Fender Possibly the best guitar in the world and the second most expensive musical instrument in the world. The Fender Stratocaster is favorited … Continue reading Five of the Most Expensive Musical Instruments in the World »

Chamber music

Redemption: Mozart + CMS Clarinet, Piano & Strings – Season 69

April 24, 2017

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Clarinet, Piano & Strings) Tuesday May 2, 2017 8:00 pm Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton Street Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Clarinet, Piano & Strings) Gloria Chien, piano Bella Hristova, violin Danbi Um, violin Mark Holloway, viola Dmitri Atapine, cello Pianist Gloria Chien debuted with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at … Continue reading Redemption: Mozart + CMS Clarinet, Piano & Strings – Season 69 »

Learning a musical instrument

The Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument as an Adult

April 13, 2017

These days, there are shortcuts for everything–including how to get smarter, quicker. Usually this involves downloading an app or two on your iPhone so you can play brain-boosting games during your morning skytrain commute. But what about taking the time to really learn something new, like a musical instrument? Investing the time to immerse yourself … Continue reading The Benefits of Learning a Musical Instrument as an Adult »

up-and-coming musicians

Up-and-Comers Who Are Re-Defining the Classical Music Scene

March 16, 2017

While playing the classics like Beethoven and Chopin will always reign supreme on the classical music scene, there are a few up-and-coming musicians who are re-defining the genre; and we can’t get enough. By challenging traditional composition, they are breathing a fresh life into our favourite genre. The Ingenue: Pianist Janaya Lo Kicking off our … Continue reading Up-and-Comers Who Are Re-Defining the Classical Music Scene »