Oct. 26, 2022

#10 — A new season begins with a challenge + how a recession might af…

Paula, Holly and Michael return after a long summer off to catch up and chat about the new concert season now underway. We ponder…

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May 30, 2022

#9 —The Arts And Politics Conundrum With Daniel Raiskin

This month on the podcast Paula, Holly and Michael talk with Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra music director Daniel Raiskin about the …

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April 11, 2022

#8 — RIP Boris Brott With Arthur Kaptainis

Today we have a bit of a different podcast than we normally do. Guest Arthur Kaptainis joins Paula, Holly and Michael to talk abo…

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March 29, 2022

#7 — Life As A Composer With Ana Sokolović

Composer Ana Sokolović joins Paula, Holly and Michael to talk about her move to Canada, the importance of play in music-making, l…

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March 8, 2022

#6 — The Incredible Story Behind Stephen Sondheim’s Canadian Pen Pal

Holly Harris recovers a series of personal letters shared between her father, Neil Harris, and Stephen Sondheim over two decades …

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Dec. 2, 2021

#5 — When Artists Go Bad: #MeToo, Cancel Culture, And When To Forgive

Paula, Holly, and Michael have a heated discussion about artists that have had their careers ruined after accusations of wrongdoi…

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Oct. 22, 2021

#4 with Gustavo Gimeno — The Accidental Conductor

In this episode, Paula, Holly, and Michael meet the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s conductor Gustavo Gimeno. We chat about his back…

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Sept. 22, 2021

#3 — What’s In Store For A Second Pandemic Arts Season

In this episode, Paula, Holly, and Michael dive into a few scenarios for the launch of a second pandemic arts season.  They start…

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Aug. 21, 2021

#2 with Richard Ouzounian — The Man Who Does Just About Everything

In today's episode, Paula, Holly, and Michael are joined by critic and theatre artist Richard Ouzounian. They talk about Richard'…

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July 29, 2021

Promo: Critical Mass

Paula Citron, Holly Harris and Michael Vincent do their best to explain what this podcast is all about. After a rough start, they…

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July 20, 2021

#1 — Re-opening the Arts, How the Pandemic Shook Arts Journalism & Va…

In this episode Paula, Holly and Michael talk about the re-opening of the arts and the folly of planning. They also talk about ho…

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