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Edmonton Symphony Orchestra’s new conductor is 24-year-old prodigy Alexander Prior

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra’s new 24-year-old conductor was born the same year when Windows 3.1 launched and NAFTA was signed. British-born Alexander Prior started composing at the age of eight, speaks six languages, and when he was 13, the Moscow State ballet commissioned his first ballet to international critical acclaim. After guest conducting multiple times at […]
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Feist leads 2008 Juno Award winners

Leslie Feist was the most successful artist as the Juno Awards concluded in Calgary, Alberta on Sunday. The performer of the internationally-successful single “1234” won in five categories: Album of the Year, Pop Album of the Year, Single of the Year, Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year. Veteran group Blue Rodeo won […]
Singer-songrwiter Jann Arden (Supplied publicity photo / Universal Music Canada)

Meet Jann Arden, best-selling author

The prolific singer-songwriter talks music and chats up her latest collection of personal journals