Goldberg Variations: Glenn Gould Tribute – Alida Altemburg

I was fourteen and I started to play one of the English Suites of Bach and to help me better understand the meaning of the work, my teacher took a disc from his library; on the cover there was a beautiful boy, with tousled hair and his hand on his lips, in an ironic...

Winter Fête

  The Glenn Gould Foundation was honoured to host Winter Fête The Glenn Gould Foundation was honoured to host an event at Integral House in Toronto on February 3rd, 2016. Supporters of the Foundation were joined by the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, OC OOnt,...

Remembering Alan Rickman (1946-2016)

The world learned today of the passing of Alan Rickman, a loss with special significance to The Glenn Gould Foundation. Alan Rickman was a consummate actor but also a man of deep social conscience, a dry sense of humour and a seemingly boundless well of kindness and...

Join Us: Winter Fête

We're pleased to invite you to a Winter Fête in support of The Glenn Gould Foundation   featuring performances by Pianist Chilly Gonzales Soprano Adrianne Pieczonka Singer Songwriter Alejandra Ribera   Reception, Performance and Dessert Integral House 194...

Support Us on #GivingTuesday!

JOIN THE MOVEMENT Help Us Give Back to the Community   #GivingTuesday  is a global day of giving that happens each year after Black Friday and Cyber Monday   It’s a time when Canadians, charities and businesses come together to celebrate giving and...

Gould’s Goldbergs on Audiophile Glass CD for $1,500!

It is a world in which dedicated music lovers spend seemingly endless amounts of money to hear their favourite recordings played back with more lifelike sound reproduction using everything from tube amplifiers and esoteric loudspeakers to exotic cables and magic fluids. Whether the claimed improvements in sound quality have any scientific basis and really reflect sound reproduction closer to the original source material than is possible with conventional equipment is a source of endless and heated debate. But for the true audiophile there is no skepticism; the answer is objectively clear – it sounds better to them.

Stewart Goodyear Follows Glenn Gould’s Footsteps

Stewart Goodyear is preparing to embark on a journey. And while Glenn Gould created a roadmap in 1955, Goodyear is not yet sure where this journey will take him. On Jan. 10, 2016, Goodyear will present Gould’s iconic U.S. debut program. The commemorative concert will replicate Gould’s 1955 Washington, D.C., premiere as part of the Phillips Collection’s 75th anniversary celebration event. Contributor Elizabeth Foster interviews Stewart Goodyear for details.

A Gouldian Ramble

Tracing Glenn's Steps   https://vimeo.com/user3739237/gouldianramble   Glenn Gould's childhood home on 32 Southwood Drive in Toronto was a short walk from the beach. He often walked Banquo and Nicky, his beloved pups through the park to enjoy the outdoors....

Cupcakes, a Brass Band and Party Hats

Happy Birthday Glenn Gould! Celebrating a Canadian icon on his 83rd birthday at CBC's Glenn Gould Studio   CBC's Talia Schlanger and Tom Power with The Glenn Gould Park Bench Friday, September 25th would have been Glenn's 83rd birthday. To mark the occasion we...