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Volume 24 Issue 5 - February 2019

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In this issue: A prize that brings lustre to its laureates (and a laureate who brings lustre to the prize); Edwin Huizinga on the journey of Opera Atelier's "The Angel Speaks" from Versailles to the ROM; Danny Driver on playing piano in the moment; Remembering Neil Crory (a different kind of genius)' Year of the Boar, Indigeneity and Opera; all this and more in Volume 24 #5. Online in flip through, HERE and on the stands commencing Thursday Jan 31.

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Sunday March 24, 2019 8:00pm Concert | 7:15pm Pre-Concert Chat | Koerner Hall Grand Slam! Music by Unsuk Chin | Maki Ishii | Christopher Thornborrow Guest Artists Joseph Johnson, cello | Ryan Scott, percussion ESPRIT ORCHESTRA Alex Pauk, Founding Music Director & Conductor Season Sponsor Buy Tickets espritorchestra.com Koerner Hall Box Office 416 408 0208 Follow us

2405_FebCover.indd 1 PRICELESS Vol 24 No 5 2019-01-23 3:28 PM ON OUR COVER Volume 24 No 5 | February 2019 HANDEL Dixit Dominus BACH & SCHÜTZ Motets FEBRUARY 2019 CONCERT LISTINGS FEATURES | REVIEWS Glenn Gould Prize Laureate Jessye Norman PHOTO: ANNIE LEIBOVITZ FEATURES 7 OPENER | Let’s Talk About Some Other Weather, Shall We? | DAVID PERLMAN 8 ON OUR COVER | Celebrating Jessye Norman | DAVID PERLMAN 12 IN CONVERSATION | The Angel Speaks: with Edwin Huizinga | JENNIFER PARR JESSYE NORMAN, Glenn Gould Prize Laureate Sometimes, as the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. Sometimes, though, it can take a couple of thousand words to do full justice to a picture. This month’s cover photograph of Jessye Norman, the 12th Glenn Gould Prize Laureate, was taken by Annie Leibovitz in 1988, and titled at the time “Jessye Norman (singing), New York City.” But, interestingly, that’s not what the cutline to the image we created the cover from says. The story starts on page 8. 16 IN CONVERSATION | “Excitement and Danger”: pianist Danny Driver | PAUL ENNIS 65 WE ARE ALL MUSIC’S CHILDEN | March’s Child | MJ BUELL 86 REARVIEW MIRROR | Remembering Neil Crory | ROBERT HARRIS ACD2 2790 Ottawa Bach Choir Daniel Taylor countertenor Ensemble Caprice Lisette Canton direction JOHN ZORN Chamber Music 13 ACD2 2774 Molinari Quartet JUST RELEASED ! G R I G O R I A N . C O M

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