Tag Archives: OpusOneReview

DANIEL LANOIS, Woofest, Master Mechanic, Toronto ON, 2016-05-14, Photos © Eric Fefferman

 

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Canada Day Lovefest with Michael Franti & Spearhead

When city councillor Kristyn Wong­-Tam enthusiastically introduced Michael Franti, the crowd burst up, cheering and applauding ­ before he’d even hit the stairs to the stage! No encouragement needed for this audience to be on their feet and ready to … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

At the 25th Folk Alliance Conference ~ Hugh’s Room: Wrap-Party with Eric Fefferman

Sunday, February 24, 2013. Hugh’s Room, Toronto. This  25th Folk Alliance Conference (FAI) was  5 days of peace, love and music. It was like a 60’s Love in, Be-in, Gathering of the Tribes. Music/ marketing peers converge from all points … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

AS AT FIRST Pianist-Composer Adam Sherkin’s Debut Disc reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

    As At First. Adam Sherkin, piano. Centrediscs, 2012 During the past three years, Adam Sherkin has developed a reputation as a go-to pianist for really difficult works, be it by John Adams, Harrison Birtwhistle,Tazul Izan Tajuddin, Luciano Berio: … Continue reading

Posted in CD Review | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Roby Lakatos Kills it Softly at Koerner Hall: a review by Stanley Fefferman

January 26, 2013. Koerner Hall, Toronto. Roby Lakatos, a 7th generation Hungarian fiddler and current King of Gypsy Violinists, played Koerner Hall last night with his  ensemble and thrilled the audience. Lakatos’ sound is loud and electric like the excitement … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

New Music Concerts Hosts Génération 2012 Canadian Tour reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

November 11, 2012. The Music Gallery, Toronto. Each year since 2000, ECM+(Ensemble Contemporain De Montréal) and its artistic director Véronique Lacroix have invited young Canadian composers to a juried competition of the Génération Project. The four winners spend months in … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shlomo Mintz and Ontario Philharmonic Thrill Koerner Hall reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

November 11, 2012. Koerner Hall, Toronto. Ontario Philharmonic, under the baton of Marco Parisotto, made the opening bars of  Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto roll a thunder of timpani through Koerner hall. In the suspended hush that followed, virtuoso violinist Shlomo Mintz … Continue reading

Posted in CD Review | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Mooredale Concerts Present the New Orford String Quartet: review by Stanley Fefferman

October 28, 2012. Walter Hall, Toronto. The New Orford String Quartet goes boldly. They chose a program of three works that open by disturbing the peace. Haydn’s Quartet in D Major, Op. 20. No. 4 (1772) with Andrew Wan in … Continue reading

Posted in CD Review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment