Denis Armstrong

Features Writer

Denis Armstrong is an award-winning journalist, columnist and broadcaster, Denis has been writing on live theatre and music for the Ottawa Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Metro News, The Globe and Mail, Classical 96 FM and CBC Radio since 1976.
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A Christmas Carol to Sing About

A Christmas Carol to Sing About

With all due respect to Santa Claus, no other character is so closely associated with the Christmas season than Ebeneezer Scrooge. The nasty capitalist who gets his comeuppance from a trio of charitable ghosts in Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol” is high drama that bears repeating this time of [...]

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More Than Genius Honored as Philip Glass Accepts Glenn Gould Prize

More Than Genius Honored as Philip Glass Accepts Glenn Gould Prize

All photos by Andre Gagne. What is a genius? That question itched me throughout the The 11th Glenn Gould Prize Awards concert “The Genius of Philip Glass” at the National Arts Centre on November 26. I know that the good folk who put this tribute together wanted to recognize the originality and brilliance [...]

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