Local musician wins prestigious award before returning home for concert

MERIGOMISH  –   Merigomish tenor Marcel d’Entremont is the recent recipient of prestigious award from McGill University. On Nov. 25, the tenor won the 2018-2019 Wirth Vocal Prize at McGill University in front of an enthusiastic audience and a four-person jury. Alongside collaborative pianist Dakota Scott-Digout, from Barrington, NS, d’Entremont’s program included works by Verdi, Duparc, […]

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Classical music tour draws local students

NEW GLASGOW — Music students are getting an opportunity to hear classical music performed by artists already scheduled to visit Pictou County. Their next scheduled chance will be on October 23 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre and will feature the Montreal-based ensemble Les Songes, a quartet that consists of Baroque […]

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Artist salutes cause for Heads Together

NEW GLASGOW — Sandy Guadagni was in her element, enjoying a view of the Royal Wedding on a wide screen. She and others attended a party on Saturday, wearing a wide assortment of women’s hats in keeping with the broad-brimmed ones seen on the screen during the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. However, […]

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Standup comedian Derek Seguin stopping in Pictou on national tour

PICTOU — Comedian Derek Seguin is taking his one-man standup comedy show Derek Seguin 43.0 on the road again for a national tour and will stop in Pictou as part of the tour. The tour runs from March 22 to June 16 and will be at the deCoste Perforing Arts Centre on March 23 before […]

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