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Volume 23 Issue 2 - October 2017

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In this issue: several local artists reflect on the memory of composer Claude Vivier, as they prepare to perform his music; Vancouver gets ready to host international festival ISCM World New Music Days, which is coming to Canada for the second time since its inception in 1923; one of the founders of Artword Artbar, one of Hamilton’s staple music venues, on the eve of the 5th annual Steel City Jazz Festival, muses on keeping urban music venues alive; and a conversation with pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, as he prepares for an ambitious recital in Toronto. These and other stories, in our October 2017 issue of the magazine.

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TS Toronto Symphony Orchestra A Tribute to Maureen Forrester Thu, Oct 19 at 8:00pm Fri, Oct 20 at 7:30pm Peter Oundjian, conductor Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano Michael Schade, tenor Ben Heppner, host One of the finest voices of her generation, Canadian contralto Maureen Forrester dazzled audiences worldwide. Honouring her memorable life and career, these performances, hosted by renowned Canadian tenor Ben Heppner, feature a new song cycle by Howard Shore, plus Mahler’s symphonic song cycle Das Lied von der Erde. BOOK SUPERB SEATS NOW. 416.593.1285 TSO.CA SEASON PRESENTING SPONSOR THIS PROJECT IS FUNDED IN PART BY THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA. CE PROJET EST FINANCÉ EN PARTIE PAR LE GOUVERNEMENT DU CANADA.

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