Stop #3 on the Listen Up tour: Inuvik. At 68.4°N latitude, we were a couple of degrees north of the Arctic Circle, and as far north as we would get on this tour. Read the rest here.
Jeffrey Ryan and Carmen Braden are continuing the Listen Up! journey in NWT over the coming weeks. You can follow Jeff on his blog and watch for updates on our Facebook and Twitter.
The Gryphons are honoured to have their recording of Beethoven's Piano Trio, Op. 70, Nos. 1 & 2 and Op. 11 recently selected by CBC Music as one of the "30 best Canadian classical recordings ever". "The Gryphon Trio is a serious overachiever on the Canadian classical music scene. Since 1993, this Toronto-based ensemble [...]
The Gryphon Trio is pleased to have been nominated for the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Roy Thomson Hall Award of Recognition. The award winner will be announced at the Mayors' Arts Lunch on June 19, at which time the winners of four additional Toronto Arts Foundation Awards will be revealed and a total of $46,000 disbursed. [...]
REVIEW: "It’s a pretty open-and-shut case that Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time is the most riveting piece of music ever written in the bathroom."
REVIEW: "Gorgeously haunting, at once holy and deeply human, hard to play, and often hard to digest. In the Gryphon Trio's care, it was a journey worth taking."
REVIEW: "From the first notes of Ravel’s Trio, it was obvious that this group is superbly comfortable with each other."
Canada’s Gryphon Trio launches 2014 with a 10-city U.S. tour beginning in New York City, including stops in Boston, St. Paul, and Carmel-by-the Sea.
To celebrate the launch of our new website, we're giving away 10 tickets to our live Classical 96.3 FM studio performance on November 25 at noon.