Montreal Symphony – Lanaudiere Festival Review

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ILSE ZADROZNY The Montreal Gazette Sunday, June 29, 2003 Hard to imagine a more auspicious upbeat to the Lanaudiere Festival season than its opening concert yesterday. Many thanks to the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, its principal conductor, Jacques Lacombe, and to the five members of the Toronto percussion group Nexus for an outstanding evening. The program… Read more »

Drumtalker CD Reviews

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DRUMTALKER REVIEWS Toronto’s internationally renowned percussion ensemble Nexus has been performing for over thirty years, and their newest CD is another outstanding recording among some twenty others produced since the 1970s. The title, “Drumtalker”, is taken from the second movement of the first piece, The Invisible Proverb by Russell Hartenberger. This delightful story from West… Read more »

Canadian percussion ensemble wows UMKC audience

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Posted on Mon, Oct. 28, 2002 By MICKEY COALWELL Special to The Star Nexus came with their bells and whistles. And xylophones, marimbas, vibraphones, glockenspiels, gongs, claves, panpipes, cymbals, and rattles. And drums. Oh, yes, lots and lots of drums. The celebrated Canadian percussion ensemble wowed the sizable White Hall audience Saturday night in the… Read more »