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Stanley Fefferman reviews The Tokyo String Quartet’s “Farewell Tour” in Toronto

More than 40 years ago, violist Kazuhide Isomura got together with three other Japanese students at the Juiliard School of Music in Manhattan and formed The Tokyo String Quartet. After touring the globe for upward of 4000 performances, more than … Continue reading

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Bartok’s The Miraculous Mandarin @ The TSO reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Wednesday, January 25, 2012. Roy Thompson Hall, Toronto. You can get an insight into the contoversial flavour of Bartok’s The Miraculous Mandarin by merely looking over it’s performance history. Bartok wrote it as a stage pantomine score in 1919, just … Continue reading

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