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Classical News Round Up – 01/07/2011


Gustavo Dudamel performing with the Gothenburg Symphony. Source: Chris Christodoulou

  • A recent study has revealed that local singing groups are improving the health of its members – they’re confident, relaxed, less stressed and “90% reported that they either agreed, or strongly agreed, that it was having a positive effect on their life“.
  • It’s not everyday that a member of the classical music world appears on late night television, so we were pleasantly surprised to see the charming Gustavo Dudamel appear on Jay Leno earlier this week.
  • PBS’ mesmerizing documentary ‘Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould’ is available in full on their website until January 11. Click here to watch the full film. A must-watch!
    • Upcoming Events:
      Until January 22 – Parade
      Acting Up Stage Company and Studio 180 Theatre present the Canadian premiere production of Tony Award-winning musical, PARADE, running at the Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs until January 22. Tickets are $32-$40. Visit www.paradethemusical.com or call 416.368.3110.
      January 29 – Dragon Ball
      Known for its exquisite cuisine, lavish entertainment and auction, Dragon Ball is a fundraising gala for the Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation and the largest Chinese New Year celebration of its kind in North America. Join the celebration of the Year of the Rabbit. Visit www.yeehong.com or call 416.321.0777.

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