2 concerts next season that you can’t miss

...according to these musicians. There are so many fantastic works and exciting programs to pick from in this upcoming 2014-15 Season, but here are the top two concerts in which bassoonist Melanie Eyers and ho...
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Reflections in the Sea: Britten’s Peter Grimes

"The Old Man and the Sea" - Winslow Homer Countless stories have been told documenting the trials and tribulations about journeying over water. Tales of sailors, fishermen and whalers talk about the draw they...
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Harpist Erica Goodman on From the Eastern Gate

Toronto based Harpist Erica Goodman Canadian harpist Erica Goodman has seen her share of concert stages (and you’ve probably caught her over the years on our own stage at FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly H...
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Chinese Classical Instruments: The Erhu and Guzheng

The Erhu As we await to hear the exciting program for we thought we'd share some of the history behind the traditional Chinese instruments featured in this Saturday's concert From the Eastern Gate at Centenar...
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Martin Beaver: Hamilton’s “Amadeus” of the Violin

Born in Winnipeg and raised in Hamilton, Martin Beaver has never forgotten his Steel City roots. Martin attended Hillfield Strathallan College where he began to master his true gift: the violin. Martin later jo...