As If We Need Another Excuse to Go to Barbados!

Tune in starting November 10th to hear how you could win a trip-for-2 to the Classical Pops Music Festival in beautiful Barbados…

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Welcome to Our New Website!

Welcome to the new home of the world’s most beautiful music. The New Classical FM website is your destination for everything related to classical music:  concert listings, news, events and concert videos featuring the brightest stars in the classical constellation.  Read on to find out more.

Courtesy of Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, photo: Hans van der Woerd

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VIDEO: Sir James Galway & Lady Jeanne Galway Live from The Zoomer Radio Concert Hall

On October 23rd, Sir James Galway & Lady Jeanne Galway performed at The Zoomer Radio Concert Hall. We recorded it and have made it available to re-watch anytime.

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Conversation and Brain Power

What’s the tone of your conversations? Surprisingly it makes a difference in whether or not they will provide you with mental benefits. A study finds friendly discussions with other people can help you solve common life challenges, but conversations that are...

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Authority and Health

Do you ever wish you were the boss? Well it has its health drawbacks according to a sociological study out of the University of Toronto. The paper says anger and carping directed at superiors may actually be making them less healthy than they should be. Researchers...

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Feature: Contemporary Art Fair 2014

Toronto’s art scene is growing up in a hurry. With Art Toronto occupying the Convention Centre last weekend, it’s surprising to see another major art event taking place downtown at the Joey & Toby Tannenbaum Opera Centre at 227 Front Street East. Feature:...

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Laggies

Lynn Shelton, director Andrea Siegel, script Starring: Keira Knightley (Megan), Chloe Grace Moretz (Annika), Sam Rockwell (Craig), Ellie Kemper (Allison), Kaitlyn Dever (Misty), Mark Webber (Anthony), Kristen deLohr Helland (Danielle) Zoomers certainly know about...

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Whiplash

Upsetting the hoary clichés about the gentle mentor who turns young musicians into true artists, Whiplash is a stunning drama about high-stakes competition that feels more like a sports film than a musical one.

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Rudderless

How does a parent deal with the death of a child? Rudderless, the name of William H. Macy’s first directorial effort as well as the band that begins to rise to recognition in the film, is truly about the emotion that fills its lead character, Sam, as he deals with his personal grief. The film features a brilliant performance by Billy Crudup as Sam, a man who has lost his path after his son dies in a campus mass slaying.

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Fury

It’s a surprise to see a tough Second World War battlefield film like Fury pop up in mainstream cinemas, starring Brad Pitt of all people. Zoomers will fondly recall a time when movie theatres regularly showed big budget World War Two films but that era has long since passed.

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Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra joined us for a performance on Tuesday May 14th, 2014 at the Zoomerplex. Lead by Music Director, Jeanne Lamon, the programme included pieces by Handel, Vivaldi, Purcell, Lully and Bach. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra has seventeen permanent...

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Sondra Radvanovsky

Stellar soprano Sondra Radvanovsky joined us for a breathtaking live performance on Thursday May 1st, 2014 at the ZoomerPlex.   Sondra’s voice is unconventional in that it is both dark and brilliant, her unique capture of these two otherwise combating vocal...

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Leonard Gilbert

Sensational young pianist Leonard Gilbert joined us for a spectacular performance on Monday April 28th, 2014 LIVE from the ZoomerPlex. Born 1990 in Toronto, Canada, Leonard Gilbert is renowned for his sensitive touch, insightful playing as well as technical command....

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