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April 2022

Kristian Alexander: Kindred Spirits Orchestra’s intrepid founder.

La Scena Musicale (April 2022)

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March 2020

Kindred Spirits Orchestra finding symphonic strength in diversity

La Scena Musicale (March 2020)

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Selected articles

  • Lai, Denise. Kristian Alexander: Kindred Spirits Orchestra’s intrepid founder, La Scena Musicale magazine (April 2022).
  • Kaptainis, Arthur. Kindred Spirits Orchestra: finding symphonic strength in diversity, La Scena Musicale magazine (March 2020).
  • Sevilleno, Jobert. Kindred Spirits Orchestra presents ‘The Muse and The Poet’ in Richmond Hill, Richmond Hill Liberal newspaper (March 3, 2020).
  • Internationally renowned pianist Dmitri Levkovich makes his KSO début, Markham Review magazine (January 24, 2020).
  • Topjian, Christine. The Kindred Spirits Orchestra, a Markham treat, Markham Review (November 3, 2019).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra celebrates opening gala concert of 2019/2020 season, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (October 11, 2019).
  • Markham’s 2019 Contemporary Music Festival, Snap Markham newspaper (June 25, 2019).
  • World premiere marking 70th anniversary of the foundation of modern China, Snap Richmond Hill (June 20, 2019).
  • New International Music Festival and Competition, Markham Review magazine (March 4, 2019).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra invites you for night of unforgettable music, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (February 7, 2019).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra brings dramatic, resounding music to Markham, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (December 11, 2018).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra concert celebrates 100th anniversary of foundation Romania, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (November 16, 2018).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra celebrates 10th anniversary season with opening night gala, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (October 11, 2018).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra brings night of 20th-century music to Markham, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (June 20, 2018).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra bringing mesmerizing modern music to Markham, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (June 6, 2018).
  • Williams, Julie. Kindred Spirits Orchestra’s 2018|2019 concert line-up continues to foster new audiences in the GTA, Markham Review magazine (May 28, 2018).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra presents musical evening in Markham, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (March 23, 2018).
  • Berec, Michael. Join Kindred Spirits Orchestra for musical evening at Flato Markham Theatre, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (February 5, 2018).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra presents night of Russian music in Markham, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (December 12, 2017).
  • Markham Contemporary Music Festival, Snap Markham magazine (July 2017).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra presents Tchaikovsky’s ‘Symphony No. 6’, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (June 20, 2017).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra presents night of contemporary music, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (June 8, 2017).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra presents a night of romantic music, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (May 15, 2017).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra presents a night of moving music in Markham, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (April 6, 2017).
  • Barcza, Leslie. Kindred Spirits in Markham, https://barczablog.com/2017/02/12/kindred-spirits-in-markham (February 12, 2017; retrieved on November 21, 2020).
  • Berec, Michael. Kindred Spirits Orchestra invites you to romantic musical evening, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (February 6, 2017).
  • Sevilleno, Jobert. Kindred Spirits Orchestra’s grand romantics at Flato Markham, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (December 9, 2016).
  • Grand romantics, Kindred Spirits Orchestra, Snap Markham magazine (December 2016).
  • Kindred Spirits Orchestra keeps making connections, Markham review magazine (December 2016).
  • Sevilleno, Jobert. Markham’s Kindred Spirits Orchestra opens season with concert of “firsts”, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (October 18, 2016).
  • KSO offers night of majesty in Markham, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (June 9, 2016).
  • Pianist, 12, brings Rachmaninoff to stage with the KSO, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (April 14, 2016).
  • KSO’s new season begins with a grand orchestra, Markham review magazine (October 2015).
  • Orchestra announces line-up for a new season, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (April 9, 2015).
  • Orchestra crowdfunding to ship piano and organ to Easter Island, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (March 9, 2015).
  • Littler, William. Ambitious Markham on the map, Toronto Star newspaper (December 14, 2014).
  • Hubert, Madalina. Heavenly harps: a joyful tradition. Kindred Spirits Orchestra offers tribute to a renowned harpist, Epoch times (November 18, 2014).
  • Orchestra, arts council receive financial lifeline from Markham, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (September 25, 2014).
  • Fund requests from Markham arts groups win support, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (September 18, 2014).
  • KSO season launch, Snap Markham magazine (November 2013).
  • Gordon, Dave. Renowned conductor heaps kudos on local musicians, Markham Review magazine (June 2013).
  • Enjoy full season of Kindred Spirits Orchestra concerts, The Thornhill Liberal newspaper (August 30, 2012).
  • Wang, Amy. Tickets for upcoming KSO season on sale, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (August 3, 2012).
  • Kindred Spirits Orchestra receives OTF funds, York Scene magazine (March 22, 2012).
  • Ford, Tim. Kindred Spirits Orchestra at Markham Theatre, Snap Markham newspaper (May 5, 2012).
  • Huynh, Thien. Little future Broadway Stars, 24 hours newspaper (April 20, 2012).
  • The Kindred Spirits Orchestra delights Markham’s audience, Snap Markham newspaper (April 12, 2012)
  • Bello, Matio. L’orchestra Kindred Spirits suona Tchaikovsky, Corriere Canadese newspaper (February 29, 2012)
  • The Kindred Spirits Orchestra brings classical music and orchestral life to Markham, Markham Life magazine (Winter 2012)
  • Cornish, Jordan. Get classical at Markham Theatre, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (November 5, 2011).
  • Hsieh, Tiffany. Town won’t cut fees but offers other help to orchestra, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (October 20, 2011).
  • Hsieh, Tiffany. Win your chance to hear your music performing, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (October 14, 2010).
  • MacQuarrie, Jack. New seasons, new ensembles, The WholeNote magazine (September 2010).
  • Eatock, Colin. The elephants are hiding, The WholeNote magazine (July 2010).
  • Huynh, Thien. Conducting: no sweat, 24 hours newspaper (April 1, 2010).
  • Hsieh, Tiffany. Homegrown orchestra welcomed by music enthusiasts, Thornhill Liberal newspaper (October 8, 2009).
  • Hsieh, Tiffany. Homegrown orchestra in ‘right place’, Markham Economist and Sun newspaper (October 1, 2009).