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Tafelmusik closes season with Beethoven and Bruno Weil

  Stephen Cera TORONTO – The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra closed its season Sunday afternoon with Beethoven on period instruments.  It was the last of four performances of this program and nearly filled 1,100-seat Koerner Hall.  The concert was guest-conducted ...

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Remembering The Late, Great Glenn Gould

Remembering The Late, Great Glenn Gould Stephen Cera Independent Music Professional Posted: 02/24/2016 3:17 pm EST Updated: 02/24/2016 3:59 pm EST The late Glenn Gould was a Canadian national treasure. One of the great pianists of the 20th century, his rare intellect, as...

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Charles Rosen: Legacy of a Master Pianist

Charles Rosen: Legacy of a Master Pianist Stephen Cera Independent Music Professional Posted: 01/25/2015 10:18 pm EST Updated: 03/28/2015 5:59 am EDT Weighed down with huge back catalogues and diminishing demand, classical record companies have been issuing a steady ...

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Glenn Gould’s CBC-TV Programs Issued

Glenn Gould's CBC-TV Programs Issued  By Stephen Cera By Stephen Cera, December 16, 2011, MusicalAmerica.com TORONTO -- Since Glenn Gould’s death in 1982, a few days after his 50th birthday, his fame has grown steadily, largely through the issue and reissue of his many...

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