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By: Brad DrydenMon, 07/15/2019
Halifax Jazz Festival 2019 | Interview | Stingray Rising Stars

Hi there! It’s Brad Dryden, from the Morning Breeze with Brad and Natalie. It was my pleasure to present the Stingray Rising Stars award at TD Halifax Jazz Festival, a longstanding Stingray Music partner.

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By: Eva and SophieFri, 07/12/2019
Artists to Watch | July 2019

From viral sensations to promising up-and-comers, 2019 is producing an incredible crop of new artists that remind us why we listen to music at all. Here are some of our favorites so far. 

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By: VSOIFri, 07/05/2019
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Institute 2019 | Stingray Rising Stars winners

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra welcomed 81 outstanding participants to the 2019 Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The immersive, ten-day training program is a unique opportunity for emerging talents of the classical music world to live and perform at the University of British Columbia in beautiful BC. As part of the final concert on July 3rd at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, six outstanding young musicians were presented with Stingray Rising Stars prizes.

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By: ZacFri, 07/05/2019
Ottawa Jazz Festival 2019 | Stingray Rising Stars winners

Once again on a scorching Canada Day, Stingray Music visited the nation’s capital for the fourth year in a row to attend the 2019 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival. We were welcomed with incredible music and had the chance to provide four bursaries to deserving new talent.

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By: SashaWed, 07/03/2019
Festival Nuits d'Afrique | 5 concerts à ne pas manquer !

La 33ième édition du Festival Nuits d’Afrique aura lieu du 9 au 21 juillet à Montréal dans le quartier des spectacles. En plus d’avoir créé une chaine entièrement dédiée à tous les artistes qui y ont joué et qui contient les productions du festival, nous vous proposons cinq concerts à ne pas manquer cette année.

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By: ArianeMon, 07/01/2019
Toronto Jazz Festival 2019 | Stingray Rising Stars winners

The TD Toronto Jazz Festival wrapped up its 33rd edition on Sunday, June 30th, after presenting more than 175 free performances throughout the ten-day run. As part of the festivities, the Stingray Rising Stars prizes were awarded to emerging talent in the Festival lineup.

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By: AmyFri, 06/28/2019
Yuna | Interview | Stingray Rising Stars

Stingray is proud to promote emerging artists through our monthly Rising Stars program. We are thrilled to introduce you to Yuna, our latest Rising Star for July! 

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By: ArianeThu, 06/27/2019
Jacob Do | Prix Étoiles Stingray | Festival international de Jazz de Montréal 2019

C’est dans la salle feutrée et chaleureuse de l’Astral qu’avait lieu le concours pour remettre le premier Prix Oliver-Jones de l’histoire du festival, auquel Stingray associait fièrement son programme Prix Étoiles Stingray.

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By: JustineThu, 01/12/2017
Stingray Music Launches Free Online Music Player

Music lovers rejoice! Stingray today launched the Stingray Music online music player; available free to everyone with a subscription to a provider that carries Stingray Music.

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By: JustineThu, 01/12/2017
Stingray Launches New & Improved Free Stingray Music Mobile App in the U.S

Stingray released in the U.S. a new and improved Stingray Music mobile app with more than 2,000 Vibes channels and enhanced features. The mobile app is available free to everyone with access to Stingray Music through their TV provider.

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By: JustineThu, 01/12/2017
Bold New Look and Feel for Stingray Brava

Stingray is proud to offer classical music, opera, and ballet aficionados a new way to experience the music that moves them: Stingray Brava! Following the July 2015 acquisition of Brava, Stingray has rolled out refreshed and contemporary new looks for the channel, which have been rebranded as Stingray Brava.

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By: JustineMon, 01/09/2017
A Bold New Look and Feel for Stingray Djazz

Following the July 2015 acquisition of DJAZZ.tv, Stingray has rolled out refreshed and contemporary new looks for the channel, which have been rebranded as Stingray DJAZZ.

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By: SydneyThu, 12/01/2016
Ours – Robert Chafe & John Estacio | Interview

We were joined by Robert & John, the composer and librettist of Ours. This opera was a part of the Opera America World Opera Conference. They tell us about the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel, how it changed Newfoundland forever and how they tried not to glorify the art of war while still showcasing beautiful music.

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By: SydneyThu, 12/01/2016
As One – Laura Kaminsky, Mark Campbell & Kimberly Reed | Interview

We got to sit down with Laura Kaminsky, Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed, the composer and librettists of As One, an operatic work presented during the OPERA America annual conference. We discuss how real life translates into their work, the transgender conversation, and how a good wine can bring out the best in your writing.

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By: SydneyTue, 11/29/2016
M’dea Undone – John Harris | Interview

We sat down with John Harris, composer of the opera M'Dea Undone that was showcased during the OPERA America annual conference. John tells us about his electronic influences and writing dark, dissonant music. He also delves into how his work covers taboo topics that people often shy away from.

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By: SydneyTue, 11/29/2016
Morning Star – Ricky Gordon & William Hoffman | Interview

We sat down with Ricky Gordon and William Hoffman at the OPERA America annual conference. These two remarkable men, librettist and composer respectively, created the opera Morning Star, which was featured at the conference. We discovered where they draw inspiration from, their thoughts on different music styles, and what it's like seeing your life on stage. 

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By: Ben Fong-TorresTue, 11/22/2016
No Direction Home: Bob Dylan

In the way he’s accepted his Nobel Prize for literature, by seemingly not acknowledging it for so long that one of the awards committees called him “rude” and “arrogant,” Bob Dylan was being himself.

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By: SydneyTue, 11/22/2016
6 Revolutions – Tim Brady | Interview

We had the honor of sitting down with Tim Brady at the 2016 OPERA American annual conference, the premier gathering of opera professionals in North America. Brady is the composer of 6 Revolutions, a bilingual opera that was showcased during the event and is inspired by the events of the October Crisis that occurred in 1970 in Montreal, Canada. Brady talks about the mystical way he fell in love with opera in Mantua, Italy, and how he loves to get songs stuck in people's heads. 

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