Chocolate, sour cherries, sponge cake, kirsch, whipping cream, dark chocolate curls. What’s not to like? Black Forest cake – or Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte – gets its name from Schwarzwälder Kirsch, a sour cherry liqueur distilled in Germany. Some say that the inspiration for this 16th Century sweet came from the Bollenhut, a heavily
Where does one go to find four renaissance lutes? And how about some baroque timpani, an 1890s Erard Piano, and a small Italian single-manual harpsichord built by José Verstappen? Early Music Vancouver has these and other rare, historical instruments in their collection. Now in their 51styear, EMV is known for
Born and raised in Vancouver, mezzo soprano Mireille Lebel studied music at the Universities of Toronto and Montreal before going on to win international awards and perform with opera companies across Europe and North America. . . Here she is with Opéra-Théâtre de Metz performing Massenet’s Air des lettres, Werther
With Sutton Foster, it’s hard to know where to start with career highlights. Her Broadway resume begins when she was in her late teens and includes a what’s what of shows over the decades: Annie, Les Misérables, South Pacific, Funny Girl, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Music Man, Into the Woods.