Year: 2013

Toronto Star: Canada’s music sounding sweet in Italy these days

By: William Littler Music Columnist, Published on Fri Nov 29 2013 (Excerpted below) Canadian orchestras and musicians are becoming more recognized in Italy, despite the federal government cutting back support for Canadian artists touring abroad. Together with New York, Toronto has been called one of the largest Italian cities outside Italy. Walk along stretches of…

Important: New EU airport rules on musical instruments apply from this week

From artsjournal.com/slippeddisc: November 13, 2013 by Norman Lebrecht "The World Customs Organisation has issued a reminder that the new EU rules come into force on November 21. In effect, you should be able to take any musical instrument carried for personal use through the green channel of all EU airports. Including Frankfurt." A press announcement…

Canadian Day Revisited Tuesday December 3 at Lula Lounge

How often do you get to hear three fabulous classical instrumentalists, a singer, world music and jazz all on one concert? You’ll get your chance at a sensational “Welcome Home” concert featuring musicians who performed at the Canadian Day concert, July 5 in Rome… Guilliaume Tardif in performance - Canadian Day in Rome July 2013…

IRCPA mourns Regina Resnik

The International Resource Centre for Performing Artists (IRCPA) regrets to announce the passing of Regina Resnik, who came to Toronto to work with IRCPA singers twice and was a major supporter.  

Canadian opera diva Clarice Carson honoured in New York

New York City, August 9, 2013 – Friends, fans, colleagues and family of Canadian soprano Clarice Carson gathered in midtown Manhattan today at the National Opera America Opera Center to recognize Ms. Carson’s career as a major international opera singer. A tablet now hangs in the company of many other operatic legends, among them Eleanor…

Canadian Day Revisited Concert – Tuesday, December 3 at Lula Lounge

How often do you get to hear three fabulous classical instrumentalists, a singer, world music and jazz all on one concert? You’ll get your chance at a sensational “Canadian Day Revisited” concert featuring musicians who performed at the Canadian Day concert, July 5 in Rome. Thursday, August 1 @ 8 p.m. CHANGED TO: Tuesday December…

Photos of Canadian Day in Rome, July 5, 2013

Click thumbnail photos to enlarge and view slideshow with captions. Photos by Anna T. Ambrosini.  

Toronto Star: “When in Rome, Canadian artists have a day”

Friday, July 5, 2013, Toronto Star Trish Crawford, Entertainment Reporter (Excerpts from Article) Singer and guitarist Dominic Mancuso is eager to show off his Toronto jazz band’s music skills in Rome on Friday, July 5. That’s the day devoted to Canadian artists in the five-day celebration Le Nazioni, the Festival of Nations, hosted by the…

Canada Happening Concert to Live Stream July 5

The Canada Happening Concert on July 5 at 7:30PM (Rome) will live stream on Radiocemat.org! The concert will feature Canadian artists the Borealis String Quartet from Vancouver, violinist Guillaume Tardif of Edmonton; clarinetist Kornel Wolak of Toronto; and Montreal soprano Jana Miller and conductor/pianist Jordan de Souza. This Concert is one of two special performances…

Juno Award-Winner Dominic Mancuso Group Debuts his Sicilian-Influenced Music in Rome

“Dominic Mancuso is one of the most distinctive voices in music. He is a paramount storyteller; a premier Sicilian griot of these times. He wails with the best. He cries the blues from the depths of his soul – bringing great measures of duende to the music.” – Raul d’Gama Rose – All About Jazz…