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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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The New Classical 102.9 FM Has Officially Launched!

On Saturday, September 6th the town of Collingwood became the epicentre of arts and culture in the Georgian Triangle.  Click to find out more and to see photos from our launch party.

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Australian Opera Company Set to Stage “Carmen” After All

An opera company in Australia will be able to keep its sponsor and program Bizet’s Carmen.

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FLIGHT 963

Listen for the Flight 963 boarding call weekdays between 6am and 6pm. It’s your chance to fly away with us on Flight 963…

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Massage Benefits

For many of us, it’s reserved as an occasional treat or a way to heal an injury. Now there’s evidence that massage therapy can help ease sore muscles and improve blood flow for people who are active as well as for those who do not exercise. Researchers found those...

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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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We Need to Talk about Jean-Luc

Jean-Luc Godard’s career is one of the most problematic in film history. Having scaled the heights of critical and audience acclaim with his debut feature Breathless in 1960, Godard became one of the most recognized filmmakers of the Sixties.

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Mommy

Xavier Dolan, director and script Starring: Anne Dorval (Diane “Die” Despres), Antoine-Olivier Pilon (Steve Despres), Suzanne Clement (Kyla), Alexandre Goyette (Patrick), Patrick Huard (Paul Beliveau) Xavier Dolan drives me crazy. I’m a huge supporter of Canadian...

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Gone Girl

We’re living in a time of degrading entertainment shows that manufacture celebrities out of those unfortunate enough to have their private lives exposed to the media. At least in America, the recession of 2008 hit hard and it’s no surprise that a lowlife hangout in Gone Girl is set in a decaying abandoned shopping mall.

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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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Sarah Chang

American classical violinist Sarah Chang shared an incredible performance with us on Monday March 24th, 2014 live from the ZoomerPlex. Her performance was so well attended that the New Radio Concert Hall was ‘standing room only’. Sarah Chang performed...

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