Robert Rowat


Robert Rowat has been a producer at CBC Music since 1997. He specializes in classical music.

Latest from Robert Rowat

Here's the classical music you should be listening to this summer

Six recent albums from Canadian artists to discover during the coming dog days.

Yannick Nézet-Séguin's Philadelphia Orchestra receives $55 million donation

'Words are simply not enough to express my heartfelt gratitude,' says the Canadian conductor

Why this is the year to cross Angela Hewitt's Umbrian music festival off your bucket list

Gorgeous music (and food and wine and scenery) in the heart of Italy? 'It is pure magic,' she says.

Organist and choral conductor Patrick Wedd has died

He was director of Montreal's Tudor Singers and a church musician of distinction.

Louis Lortie on work–life balance, figuring out Fauré and avoiding Netflix

The Canadian pianist, who turned 60 in April, is on a hot streak.

Karina Canellakis conducts unrehearsed Tchaikovsky after OSM soloist Daniil Trifonov suddenly falls ill

A stressful debut for the star conductor, but the show must go on.

This video of 2 trombonists playing Bach in a basement is oddly satisfying

For a quick DIY video, it's pretty good!

Here's everything you need to know about Shawn Mendes' new single

"If I Can't Have You" includes nods to Toronto and British band the 1975.

Is Alexandra Stréliski pop or classical? You decide

“I don't pretend to be doing classical music,” she says, and yet she's burning up the classical charts.

Watch the classical showcase from the 2018 Juno Awards

Missed the live webcast? You can watch the whole thing right here.

Classical Junos: who should win the composition of the year category?

We take a close look at the nominees for classical composition of the year.

Classical Junos: who'll win the vocal/choral category?

Who should win? Who will win? We break it down.

Classical Junos: who's going to win the solo/chamber category?

It's a tough call, but here are our predictions on who should win, and who will win.

Classical Junos: who should win the large ensemble category?

We break down the nominees for this hotly contested award.