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Selected Media Coverage: Recent Highlights

Hemsi: Chamber Works - Review of ARC Ensemble's latest concert 
Erik Levi, ClassicalMusic, BBC Music Magazine (December 1, 2022)

Hall of Fame: Barry Shiffman | In Concert On Demand with Paolo Pietropaolo 
CBC Listen (November 28, 2022)

21c Music Festival 2022-23 Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary
Newswire, La Scena Musicale (November 15, 2022)

ARC Ensemble: Hemsi - Review of ARC Ensemble's latest recording
Carlos Maria Solare, theStrad (November 1, 2022)

Internationally renowned Kelemen Quartet to perform in Ottawa! - Dr. Peter Simon Awarded the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary 
Mckenzie Donovan, OLM Ottawa Life Magazine (October 17, 2022)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Perform in Koerner Hall in February  
Blair Ingenthron, (October 6, 2022)

Culture Days commemorates the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
CBC Arts (September 29, 2022)

Robi Botos named Royal Conservatory of Music’s first jazz artist in residence
Adam Feibel, Jazz.FM 91 (September 7, 2022)

Celebrating the power of partnership
Toronto Star (September 7, 2022)

Researching the Benefits of Music with RCM's Dr. Sean Hutchins [Video]
CTV News, British Columbia (August 19, 2022)

The RCM Effect: How Music Lessons Help Kids Grow
Business Wire, Financial Post (August 16, 2022)

New opera has soprano scaling the heights -- literally
ASSOCIATED PRESS, Daily Mail UK (July 28, 2022)

Ode to joy: the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Colin Clarke on his love of classical music
Shinan Govani, Toronto Star (July 10, 2022)

Metro Morning with Ismaila Alfa - Interview with Colin Clarke introducing the Oscar Peterson Program
CBC Radio 1 Toronto (June 1, 2022)

ARC Ensemble: Artists of the Royal Conservatory of Music, Canada [Video]
Retrieved from the Library of Congress (May 24, 2022)

ARC Ensemble: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
Tom Huizenga, npr music (May 11, 2022)

14th Banff International String Quartet Competition Announces Participants - The Dior Quartet, the 2021-22 Quartet in Residence at The Royal Conservatory’s Glenn Gould School (GGS)
The Violin Channel (April 29, 2022)

Chinese virtuoso Lang Lang to set up ‘piano labs’ in UK schools
Dalya Alberge, The Guardian, UK (April 18, 2022)

VC LIVE | Music Conservatories' "Unite For Ukraine" Benefit Concert 
The Violin Channel (April 16, 2022)

Toronto's Royal Conservatory to Host Alumni in Celebratory Performance
The Violin Channel (April 12, 2022)

Glenn Gould School surprises with a fresh take on Handel’s Rinaldo
John Gilks, Opera Canada (

How do you beat the winter blahs? Listen to sad music, neuroscientists say
Brad Wheeler, The Globe and Mail (February 14, 2022)

Gloria Blizzard, the WholeNote (February 7, 2022)

Meet RCM’s New Artistic Director Of The Oscar Peterson Program
Michael Vincent, ludwig van Toronto (January 24, 2022)

Arbitrary shutdowns show that most Canadian leaders don’t value artists
Kate Taylor, The Globe and Mail (January 7, 2022)

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