October, 2011

Composers > Love > The Loft of Contention and Scandal - Charles Gounod and Georgina Weldon
by Georg Predota | October 31st, 2011

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Charles Gounod and Georgina Weldon

Charles Gounod Polyeucte (1878) In an interview, conducted by a special correspondent to the New York Times in London on 2 June 1874, Georgina Weldon defiantly declared “according to some authorities, an atmosphere of scandal is not only favorable to [...] more >>

Media > Dispatch from Canada: Toronto Symphony Orchestra strikes gold with the kids
October 28th, 2011

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The 2010-11 season has been a tough one for classical music across the continent. In most cities, a sticking of heads in the sand in regard to how technology has changed our relationship with live performance and an insistence that [...] more >>