Topic: classical


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.

The Met broadcast on May 11 will make you burst with Canadian pride

Don't miss Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites on CBC Music's Saturday Afternoon at the Opera.

Guitars can imitate any instrument — this man proves it

His take on the bagpipe is really impressive.

Tulsa Opera's Don Giovanni makes history with trans woman in title role

Baritone Lucia Lucas "will stun audiences with her fresh take on the philandering protagonist."

Watch highlights from the 2019 Junofest classical showcase

Juno nominees including Gryphon Trio and Blake Pouliot performed at Aeolian Hall in London, Ont.

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.

Here are the 10 quartets taking part in the 2019 Banff International String Quartet Competition

From Aug. 26 to Sept. 1, they'll compete for a prize package worth more than $300,000.

Here's what you'll find on CBC Music's new website

We're excited to show you our brand new website revamp.

Here are the Canadians to be featured at the 2019 BBC Proms

The world's biggest classical music festival runs from July 19 to Sept. 14.

Is this the last music recorded at Notre-Dame de Paris?

Organist Olivier Latry's all-Bach album was recorded in January and released on March 22, 2019.

Why Montreal researchers are measuring the brain activity of opera-goers

A new study aims to get inside the heads — literally — of people viewing opera performances.

Vladimir Orloff, famed cellist and U of T professor, has died at 90

"A true gentleman of music, as elegantly beautiful a person as he was a cellist," a former student recalls.

Angel Blue rehearsing Puccini's La bohème will warm your sun-starved heart

She stars in the Canadian Opera Company's production that opens April 17.

Wallis Giunta is taking over CBC Music's Instagram on April 4

The mezzo-soprano takes us behind the scenes on opening night of Mozart's Idomeneo at Opera Atelier in Toronto.

Jarred Dunn: 5 things I learned from pianist Maria João Pires

"Freedom to explore comes first, formats and rules second."