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Introducing APPARATUS: Inspiritus Press, Feb. 2017. by Stanley Fefferman

Monday, March 6, 2017. One January evening, as I was sitting in the Free Times Café listening to Vanessa Shields read at the Art Bar, I was impressed by three boys at a ringside table paying attention in a way … Continue reading

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Laurence Hutchman TWO MAPS OF EMERY: reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Friday, March 3, 2017. Laurence Hutchman. Two Maps of Emery. Black Moss Press. 96 pages. 2016. I This is a boots-on-the-ground review. I caught a moment with three people hearing Laurence Hutchman read a poem from his book at the … Continue reading

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Stanley Fefferman’s Spring CD Review Roundup

Alex Pangman. HAVE A LITTLE FUN. Justin Time. This gorgeously engineered and produced album catches that peppy 30’s radio-studio singer-with-a-band sound. Bucky Pizzarelli guesting on guitar strums it sometimes like the rhythm instrument it was back then, and also picks … Continue reading

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Art of Time’s “Gabriel Prokofiev: from Chamber to Electronica” reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

February 22,2013. Enwave Theatre, Toronto. There was a time when classical music was popular. For 10 years, I have been listening to Art of Time musical director Andrew Burashko showing the way back to that time. Last night he did … Continue reading

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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

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Kaori Yamagami’s Music Toronto Cello Recital reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

January 17, 2013. Jane Mallett Theatre, Toronto. The legendary cellist Pablo Casals chose to remember and share only his positive impressions of other people’s cello performances. Following his example, I can say my first impression of Kaori Yamagami’s solo cello … Continue reading

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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

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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

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