The future is bright, the future is … Canadamain
From my monthly essay in the new issue of The Critic, out today:
My first encounter with music in Canada was so execrable that it was more than 30 years before I went back. The details are still scored on my memory like a vandal’s keys on a parked Ferrari.
It was a Toronto rehearsal of Mahler’s fifth symphony in the then brand-new Roy Thomson Hall…
Read on here.