Category: Reviews

Review: Guy Few, Nadina Mackie Jackson @ The Elora Festival

Duo Affinit√© 19th July, 2008 St John’s Anglican Church, Elora If a bassoon and trumpet recital didn’t qualify as my daily dose of bizzarerie, getting stuck behind a 1985 Lincoln limousine weaving down a country road at 65kph certainly did….

Review: DaCapo Chamber Choir

In today’s Record You can count on two things with the DaCapo Chamber Choir: an expertly controlled English cathedral choir sound and thoughtful programming that embraces abstraction while steering well clear of pretension. Saturday’s concert at St John The Evangelist,…

Review: Reaching For Nothing — The Water’s Thirst

In Saturday’s Record The trouble with modern music is that it’s often a lot of work for the listener. Sometimes the extra effort required is well worth it. Other times the net gain isn’t quite so clear. Reaching For Nothing:…

Review: KW Symphony Back To Baroque

In today’s Record When you go to 40-plus concerts a year, it is not often that you are surprised. Some are life-altering and some are disappointing but most are a pleasant way to spend an evening. The very best scenario…

Review: Trio Laurier Shares Spotlight With Sea Asparagus

Reviewing French Wine – Swiss Chocolate @ The Perimeter Institute in today’s Record Research efforts at the Perimeter Institute on Friday evening were devoted to investigating the properties of French wine and Swiss chocolate, an endeavour that should frankly be…

Review: Battle Of The Organs

In today’s Waterloo Region Record It was billed as a battle of epic proportions. In the red corner, an enormously powerful Kney confident that 37 years experience would be enough to secure a win. In the blue corner: the young…

Review: Da Capo Chamber Choir/Guelph Chamber Choir

In today’s Waterloo Record There’s no getting around it, rescheduling a concert is a hassle for all involved. Those who turned up at St John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Kitchener Wednesday evening know that sometimes, it is worth it….