On the Road with Ann

On the Road with Ann — A Fabulous Evening at Harpa Hall

On the Road with Ann — A Fabulous Evening at Harpa Hall

Tonight far surpassed our expectations. Renowned soprano Lilja Gudmundsdottir and world-acclaimed bass Bjarni Thor Kristinsson, accompanied by a great pianist, sang a wonderful array of Icelandic songs. Many sounded very much like German lieder, and one sounded very much like Schubert/Goethe’s “Erlkönig,” a piece that figures prominently in the first […]

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Thoughts from Day Two of Toronto Pursuits 2014

Thoughts from Day Two of Toronto Pursuits 2014

Another wonderful day at Toronto Pursuits! Tonight we had a great dinner (after an amazing Indian lunch). We spent some time looking at all of the places you can go with Classical Pursuits and heard from travelers and tour leaders about the unique experiences offered by these one-of-a-kind trips. Previous attendees […]

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Ventanas in Concert at Toronto Pursuits

Ventanas in Concert at Toronto Pursuits

We had an amazing concert from Ventanas tonight. Ventanas incorporates upbeat Bulgarian dance tunes, Greek, Lebanese, Turkish, Ukrainian and Sephardic love songs with heart-wrenching Flamenco palos, giving the rapt audience a glimpse into other lands and cultures. The performance offered moving dance and no shortage of passion. It was a real treat. See for yourself.  Post by […]

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