A selection of our articles about classical music in Canada.

Le Festival de Lanaudière: Interview With Artistic Director Gregory Charles

We’ve been fortunate here at Great Dark Wonder to preview some terrific folk/roots festivals happening in Canada this summer; now, it’s classical music’s turn to share the spotlight as we focus on the Festival de Lanaudière, taking place in and around… Continue Reading →

Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ) Closes Season With “Manuscrit trouvé à Saragosse”

To close its 52nd concert season, dedicated to the composer José Evangelista, the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ) is giving the public the unique opportunity of hearing his great opera “Manuscrit trouvé à Saragosse” again this June 7th… Continue Reading →

Nadia Labrie: A “Flute Passion” for Schubert

Franz Schubert’s passionate, romantic music seems a perfect place for a fresh start – which is exactly what flutist Nadia Labrie is launching with her new album, “Flute Passion: Schubert.”  Some might know her work as half of the duo… Continue Reading →

#TuesdayTunesDay: New Song Roundup

We have another pile of terrific new songs to share that have recently arrived here at GDW HQ, so if you need a pick-me-up today, dive into this collection of awesome new music. The Long War, “Breathe In Breathe Out”… Continue Reading →

Exploring the “Canciones” of Spain: Interview With Adam Cicchillitti

With his debut album, “Canciones,” classical guitarist Adam Cicchillitti explores some delightful territory in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Spanish repertoire.  This terrific project (which officially releases tomorrow) features works by Albéniz, Turina, de Falla, Torroba, Garcia Lorca, and Rodrigo.  Some of… Continue Reading →