Leonard Cohen 1934 – 2016

Today all of us at The Glenn Gould Foundation are grieving at the news of Leonard Cohen’s death at the age of 82. Leonard enriched the world with the music of his words, the depth of his insight into the human soul, and the combination of passion, romanticism, irony and lyricism that infused his song and verse.

A Tribute to John Reeves

A tribute to John Reeves
The Glenn Gould Foundation pays tribute to legendary portrait photographer John Reeves, who passed away on November 3rd, at the age of 78

The Genius of Philip Glass

On Saturday, November 26, iconic American composer Philip Glass will be awarded The Eleventh Glenn Gould Prize at an exclusive concert in his honour, presented by The Glenn Gould Foundation and the NAC Orchestra.

Glenn Gould and the giants of the Toronto School of Communication

Between the 1930s and 1970s, a remarkable intellectual climate coalesced within and around the University of Toronto when intellectual giants Harold Innis, Eric Havelock, Northrop Frye, Marshall McLuhan, and Glenn Gould, among others, captured the global imagination....

Celebration of the Arts in Ontario

Hosted by The Honorable Elizabeth Dowdeswell Lieutenant Governor of Ontario in collaboration with the Glenn Gould Foundation on June 9th, 2016 in The Lieutenant Governor’s Suite, Queen’s Park.   Wallis Giunta and Steven Philcox perform at Queen's Park (Toronto) At The...

A Non-Applause Gouldian recital…

[the following text and photos were a submission from friend of the Foundation - Stefanos Theodoridis] ...in Athens! On the 26th of April, the Greek capital had the privilege to host a unique experimental event, based on Glenn Gould’s views on how live concerts should...

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,...