Friday Headlines: Tribute Video to Leonard Cohen Made by His Own Son.


Here are your daily headlines in classical music and the arts !
Watch a tribute video to Léhonard Cohen with the song “Traveling light” from his last album You Want It Darker (2016), made by his own son.  [Le Figaro] [Le voir] [Vancouver Sun]


  • For the next five years, dance choreographers not be able to use Leonard Cohen’s works, due to an exclusive contract gave to the Ballets Jazz de Montréal[Le Devoir]
  • Theater is coming back to Rougemont this summer. [La Presse]
  • This is the first weekend of the Montreal en lumières festival. See it in art. [Radio-Canada] [Montréal en lumières]



  • Review on the opening concert of the Montreal/New Music festival, which was directed by Walter Boudreau. [Le Devoir]


  • Eight examples of classical works you may recognize from TV. [Cbc Music]
  • In London, a very rare Stradivarius violin (1684) will be auctioned. Its value is estimated at £1.2–2 million. [Rhinegold]
  • Read a manifestoby pianist Christina McMaster to “let women composers achieve their full potential.”[Rhinegold]



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