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Itzhak Perlman and the TSO’s Beethoven Violin Concerto reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

April 25, 2012. Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto An explosion of brass in waltz-time opened the evening into a Russian grand ballroom, the festive¬† atmosphere darkened by insidious currents of paranoia. Selections from Aram Khachaturian’s Suite from Masquerade and Spartacus (1944) … Continue reading

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Capital One BlackCreek’s “Music Inspired by Shakespeare” reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Rexall Centre, Toronto. Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn drew from Shakespeare’s well¬† sweet waters that flowed over the audience at Capital One’s BlackCreek Festival last night. Lorin Maazel filled the 11,000 seat Rexall Centre outdoor stage to … Continue reading

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