Classical Music


Wagner’s Ring arrives in Edmonton: review

June 2023: Mark Morris reviews Edmonton Opera’s cut-down production of Das Rheingold, a month after Calgary’s version.

Classical music

ESO new music concert: review

May 2023: Conductor Alexander Prior returned to the Winspear on April 25 to conduct the ESO in a concert of contemporary Canadian works. Review by Mark Morris


Wagner’s Ring arrives in Alberta: review

April 2023: Mark Morris travels down to Calgary to see Calgary Opera’s production of Das Rheingold, a month ahead of Edmonton’s version.

Chamber Music

A Review: Vaughan and Vertex String Quartets

December 7, 2023 In the last of the Vaughan String Quartet’s concerts celebrating their tenth anniversary, they joined forces with Edmonton’s Vertex String Quartet, including a performance of Mendelssohn’s much loved String Octet.


Review: Edmonton Opera’s Don Giovanni

February 2024: Mark Morris reviews Joel Ivany’s considerable reworking of Mozart’s opera.

Classical Music

A concert for Women’s Day

March 2024: Mark Morris reviews the Edmonton Recital Society’s celebratory concert of work by women, played by Edmontonian women musicians.