The Musicworks Magazine website has been overhauled and is looking great!
May 1st, 2013 § 0
Here’s a link to the Soundstreams Canada concert I played in at Koerner Hall with six concert grand pianos (a Schimmel, an Estonia, two Yamahas, one Steinway and a gorgeous Bosendorfer). The big hit on the program, no surprise, was the last piece – Steve Reich’s Six Pianos. The camera shot was amazing.
Incidentally, my favourite of the six grands was the Schimmel.
Six Pianos by Steve Reich starts at 1:23.
April 28th, 2013 § 0
April 26th, 2013 § 0
I’m supposed to be a new music expert here in Canada, but I’ve been learning amazing things just by following this guide to contemporary music from the Guardian.
Still waiting for the Jim Tenney and Claude Vivier articles…
April 25th, 2013 § 0
In this interview with Trish Crawford, I sound a bit dunce-like, but in the accompanying video, I gotta say, I get some serious camera time! If only I had asked for the camera-person’s phone number…
April 24th, 2013 § 0
Life can be tough in the post-classical world, so it is extra nice when the shoutouts happen. David Macfarlane wrote a really nice article about the Frances-Marie Uitti show that I curated at the Music Gallery, and also about the value of spaces like the MG.
April 24th, 2013 § 1
Did I really claim to have gone to “hundreds of thousands of concerts”? Sheesh. Do I really have a hirsute-Brobdignagian-dancer fetish? No way! (IT’S ALL TRUE).