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JAaM Sessions

JAaM Session No. 5

Conversations in and around music with June Goldsmith (founder) and Adrian Fung (artistic director)

Our fifth JAaM Session features Canadian mezzo-soprano Julie Nesrallah! The highly anticipated performance by Julie in our April gala did not take place due to COVID-19 so we are delighted to connect with her through our JAaM Session! Julie is the host of CBC Radio 2's Tempo, winner of many distinguished awards, and sung for leading opera companies, symphonies, festivals, and chamber music ensembles around the world.

In this episode, Julie speaks about.....
- the viral video of Julie serenading her neighbours from her downtown Toronto balcony at the beginning of the pandemic
- Adrian's 'cello-ey' covid hair
- how she became a radio host
-..... and more!

JAaM Session No. 4

Conversations in and around music with June Goldsmith (founder) and Adrian Fung (artistic director)

Join us for another June, Adrian, and Music Session with special guest and great Canadian music export, Martin Beaver! First violinist of the celebrated Tokyo String Quartet, Martin continues to play and tour as soloist and chamber musician, and is.a sought-after judge for several violin and chamber music competitions around the world. After teaching at Yale University for over a decade, he currently teaches at the Colburn School in Los Angeles.

June had Martin on our MITM stages from our early years. You won't want to miss this week's episode where:
- June reminisces presenting Martin when he was only in his twenties
- Martin and Adrian muse on the next generation of string quartets and the intricacies involved in judging at the Banff International String Quartet Competition
- Martin shares what it's like to play both violin and viola -- and viola joke culture he proudly carries with him!
-Martin takes on June and Adrian's wacky trivia games and "Wheel Ask You A Question"
- we explore such wide and varied conversations such as worst meals, spaceship-shaped trash receptacles, and mullets!

JAaM Session No. 3

Conversations in and around music with June Goldsmith (founder) and Adrian Fung (artistic director)

The JAaM (June, Adrian, and Music) Session - In this episode, piano duo ANAGNOSON & KINTON (James Anagnoson and Leslie Kinton) discuss digital vs. live music during COVID-19, golf, facial hair, and more.

Intro music: Pannonia Boundless by Aleksandra Vrebalov performed by Afiara Quartet

JAaM Session No. 2

Conversations in and around music with June Goldsmith (founder) and Adrian Fung (artistic director)

The JAaM (June, Adrian, and Music) Session - In this episode of surprise guests, June and Adrian speak about Music In The Morning's history, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, and some of the concert organization's plans moving forward. June reminisces on how MITM concerts have changed the course of some very key people's lives.

Intro music: Pannonia Boundless by Aleksandra Vrebalov performed by Afiara Quartet

JAaM Session No. 1

Conversations in and around music with June Goldsmith (founder) and Adrian Fung (artistic director)

The JAaM (June, Adrian, and Music) Session - In this episode of false starts and victorious technical hurdles, June and Adrian speak about music, food, and the adjusted summer season. June recalls how commission Stephen Prutsman's arrangement of Jerome Kern's "All The Things You Are" came to be.

All the Things You Are
by Jerome Kern
arr. Stephen Prutsman

Intro music: Pannonia Boundless by Aleksandra Vrebalov performed by Afiara Quartet


Recipes of Note

Kitchen Tips with Tim and Michelle!

In this fun clip, we invite you to explore some kitchen tips -- and, afterward, the Recipes of Note Full Concert on our YouTube page -- with our guest artists and at-home chefs, Timothy Kantor and Michelle Abraham Kantor!

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Recipes of Note: Concert #1

Featuring Timothy Kantor and Michelle Abraham Kantor, violins. Available now for repeat viewing! (live broadcast Tuesday May 26, 6pm PT)

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Recipes of Note: The Pun Doesn’t Stop (teaser)

In anticipation for the first Recipes of Note, we release a sneak peek of a conversation between husband-and-wife duo Tim Kantor and Michelle Abraham Kantor! Getting there is half the pun! Fun intended!

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Off-the-Record

Please visit again for our launch of Off-the-Record!